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Material Handling Engineer

Job Summary:        


The Central Material Handling Engineer is part of the Logistic Engineering Team within the MP&L organisation. The Central Material Handling Engineer is responsible for the preparation and implementation of In Plant Logistic processes related to the introduction of new products and processes for all Car plants in the Americas.

The Central Material Handling Engineer will focus on the interface with the Manufacturing Engineering, R&D and Central functions within all regions.


Principal Responsibilities:


  • Optimal introduction of New Products and Product Changes in view of the physical material flow including updating of related parameters in the involved material systems
  • Design of the optimal usage of the available surface within the plant in scope of the in plant Logistic flows, lay out management.
  • Develop new internal material flows within the plant.
  • Drive the logistic equipment and tooling applied within the physical material flow
  • Optimal design of the transport flow interface between local suppliers/Logistic Providers and the plant.
  • Engineering of all off-line sequence activities performed within the plant.
  • Define all functionalities related to the IT systems applied within the In Plant Logistic process.
  • Set-up of external warehouses and sequence center’s in terms of the in plant logistics interface.
  • Support Core and Annual concept studies.
  • Develop and maintain process of an optimal Industrial Vehicle Fleet management.
  • Roll-out VCMS principle within all In-Plant-Logistic processes.
  • Perform benchmarks.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within supply chain or logistics. Relevant education or equal qualifications.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience preferably within In Plant Logistics



  • Strong communication skills.
  • Results-oriented attitude.
  • Ability to work independently within a given framework.
  • Ability to work in an international environment.
  • Analytical and proactive mindset.
  • Carries out all duties and responsibilities with the utmost integrity and consistent with the highest ethical standards.
  • Flexibility when faced with changing conditions.
  • Listen to others and respect their differences.
  • Strong customer focus and service mindset with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Interest in IT systems and processes.
  • Proficiency in personal computing tools (MS Office, database applications).

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  21392

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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