Bosch Logistics / Quality Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina
Logistics / Quality Engineer
Charleston, SC, USA
Bosch Charleston is a part of a global network with close to 400,000 associates who make products that are “Invented for Life.”
The Bosch Charleston plant has a long history in the Lowcountry and was established in 1974. WeDrive.to provide a safe and inspiring environment for our associates. We make a difference and delight our global customers by creating state of the art products.
Over the past five years we have contributed over 1 million USD to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and environmental organizations in the Lowcountry through the Bosch Community Fund. Additionally, Bosch Charleston works closely with our partners to support these initiatives through volunteerism. There are many opportunities to get involved and we hope you will join us as we make a difference in the Lowcountry.
BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives
• FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
• AWIM (A World In Motion)
Design, develop, validate, and implement methods and tools that improve the operational flexibility and execution of a lean production system (Bosch Production System / BPS) using appropriate logistics concepts and lean principles. Modify and improve existing logistics systems. Lead material team in the development and implementation of methods for material ordering, communication, transportation, packaging and distribution throughout the supply chain.
Maintain, update, and validate Logistics FMEA / control plan for the Charleston plant. Lead Quality review activities for logistics (PDSS, 8D, 5 why, etc...)
Develops and implements solutions that focus on reducing lead time throughout value stream
Demonstrates experience with Lean Systems design
Designs packaging relative to Bosch standards and customer requirements
Designs supplier packaging to meet material handling, transportation, warehousing and value stream requirements
Reduces costs by eliminating waste related to the supply chain and returnables management
Develops standardized work for Material Flow Center associates
Assists with managing various Plan for Every Part worksheets
Facilitates and recommends departmental layouts that optimize material flow and support lean concepts
Forecasts future space requirements by considering inventory policy, ramp-ups/ramp-downs, and equipment / operator utilization
Liaison between logistics group and other organizations
Provides logistics support on cross-functional teams including Lean Line Designs
BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics Engineering, Quality or related technical field
Prior Logistics/Materials/Packaging experiencepreferred
Previous experience with self -managed teamspreferred
Effective interpersonal skills
Must be flexible (welcome and adaptable to change), including working hours
Follow-up effectively to insure successful implementation
Demonstrate discipline and consistency regarding adherence to established standards, policies, and procedures
By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce – EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.