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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Regional Synapsis Specialist - Logistics

Job Req ID:  19424

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of job

  • Planning, describing, optimizing and implementing of complex logistics processes based on best practice approach, economic aspects and logistics guidelines
  • Providing data for capacity and resources planning
  • Leading and guiding of complex logistics project teams
  • Launching, maintenance and optimizing logistics processes as well as implementing logistics planning activities within the organizational unit
  • Main Contact for Synapsis Rollout Team (Logistics)
  • Main Contact for the local resources regarding Synapsis topics
  • Get the site ready for Synapsis rollout (Logistics)
  • Sub-Project Lead for regional/local rollout team (Logistics)


Principle Activities

  •  Strategies und Standards:
  • Provide data for capacity and resources planning logistics within the plant
  • Adjusting and optimizing the use of standardized systems and processes
  • Assisting in creating economic considerations within the plant
  • Development and implementation of measures regarding a sustaining logistical delivery quality
  • Creating macro-value streams and assisting in micro-value streams as a basis for planning actions  
  •     Planning and Industrialization:
  • Leading and guiding of complex logistics project teams
  • Participation in the preparation of logistics concepts within the organizational unit, as well as their implementa-tion and optimization
  • Perform  industrialization – workshops in alignment with central logistics planning to develop common solutions and to optimize the cooperation between logistics and production
  • Define logistics product structures, development of packaging concepts and industrialization according workshop concepts
  • Setup and support logistical functions (e.g. logistics services, external storage)
  • Develop emergency plans/concepts
  • Define necessary stock levels and storage types according logistics standards/guidelines (high bay rack, market-place, supermarket, JIS - commissioning, bulk storage, AULA) and regularly/periodic reviews to changes
  • Planning and implementing tacted material flows (between storage levels, to production, shipping) according to standards / guidelines and regularly/ periodic reviews to changes
  • Apply systems and calculation tools for storage levels, FIFO buffer, route planning and extend necessary Kanban buffer
  • Report of utilization of the storage levels along planning horizon and recommend appropriate actions
  • Ensure unique and current identification of source, destinations, routes, stops, etc. within the plant, regularly check and ensure compliance of logistical standards
  • Recognize, suggest, integrate and control of  process improvements within logistics
  • Other matters:
  • Creating documents, i. e. logistics concepts, logistic specification books, presentations
  • Conduct trainings for the employees
  • Temporary support of the domestic plants and abroad regarding implementation, trainings, car-line ramp up, project support and problem solving  
  • Synapsis Function
  • Ensure timely data cleansing
  • Ensure that preparation projects are done
  • Support communication into the organization
  • Support fit/gap sessions
  • Gather functional logistics requirements
  • Be part of test preparation and execution
  • Act as trainer for logistics training courses
  • Define business continuity measures
  • Support creation of development plan
  • SAP-Key user for  Logistic functions


Job Requirements

 Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

 6-8 years of Automotive Logistics Experience

 6-8 years of experience as a SAP Key User within Automotive Logistics




We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: PI-DUN3 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina