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Senior Supplier Logistic Assurance Engineer

What we offer
The Supplier Logistics Assurance (SLA) team is part of Global IBL engineering within SCM, and is responsible for Supplier Logistics Assurance, Supplier Development and EDI coordination and setup of tier1 suppliers in APAC region. SLA plays a large role in the logistic implementation of new car programs. SLA covers both new suppliers in car projects, as well as supplier relocations.
We are now looking for a new team member to strengthen our efforts to launch our upcoming projects in a quality assured way. The position is located in Shanghai Jiading, but travelling is required.


What you’ll do (Main Responsibility)
•    Establish communication flow between Volvo Cars units and production suppliers. 
•    Establish transport flow between Volvo Cars units and production suppliers. 
•    Logistic assurance and supplier support concerning logistic demands. 
•    Perform MMOG/LE verifications when required. 
•    Train supplier about MMOG/LE standards & requirements  
•    Establish EDI communication flow between Volvo Cars units and production suppliers
•    Follow up EDI implementation progress status weekly and monthly in SLAD. 
•    Support EDI activities of existing suppliers for different Volvo Cars units.
•    Establish EDI activities from suppliers when change of migration and system.
•    Being the main contact for requestor and executor regarding EDI-issues. 
•    Prepare suppliers during project phases for 100% supply performance during pre-series phase and onwards in relation with the Logistic web-guide requirements.
•    Contribute to continuous improvements and standardization within the supply chain towards the Volvo Cars vehicle and component plants.
•    Support and participate in Logistics projects within MP&L and other Volvo Cars units. 
•    Drive and improve the communication towards the Project, Purchasing and Supplier Quality organizations. 
•    Realization of logistics lean process & lean set-up at suppliers driving continuous logistics improvement at suppliers
•    Complete new batch supplier on-boarding activities 
•    Follow up EDI implementation progress status on a weekly and monthly basis in SLAD, as required 
•    Ensure suppliers awareness of Volvo Cars global logistics requirements and readiness for delivery to all Volvo Cars plants globally 
•    Logistics readiness review visits on site 
•    Drive process improvements Globally within the area of Supplier Logistics Assurance between Volvo Cars and suppliers
•    Be able to handover supplier from SLA to Volvo Cars production units
•    Support annual review of Volvo Cars Instructions for Logistics 
•    Support supplier development through cooperation with relevant stakeholders   
•    Support the plant Supply Chain Coordinator supplier escalations 
•    Perform MMOG/LE on-site assessments                                                                                          
•    Support for escalated EDI related issues/EDI trouble shooting
•    Investigate and handle stop contracts


You and your skills (Required Qualifications)
To be successful, you need experience in Logistics and/or Production and a logistics or related degree from university, or similar. You need to have an understanding of supply chain processes, EDI, material handling, packaging and be fluent in English (written and verbal). International experience within the logistics field and experience between supplier and Volvo car plants is an advantage. Since you will work in different projects, project leader competence will help you. It is also an advantage if you have audit experience/competence. 
The right candidate has good knowledge in office package, especially Excel but also Access is an advantage as well as SharePoint experience.
•    Bachelor’s degree preferred in logistics or other major related
•    5+ years’ experience in similar role with a plant startup
•    Experience setting up and working with Just in Sequence (JIS)
•    Experience with EDI implementations
•    Experience with OEM or Tier-1 automotive manufacturer
•    Experience in new program with logistics set-up

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  61387

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