Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Site Logistics Engineer (Bulk Loading) located in Plaquemine, LA!
As the Senior Site Logistics Engineer, you will provide technical support and Supply Chain functional expertise to assist work teams on daily operations in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, cost management, and reliability. You will also support Bulk Loading (Hopper Car) loading activities at LAO Polyethylene assets(A,B,C,D) will work to identify and implement technical solutions that optimize site logistics operations and maximize business value.
Also, you can complete each of the following tasks:
Providing leadership to continuously improve the department’s environmental, health, & safety performance.
Be a change agent and advocate for inclusion, model leadership at all levels
Working with Technical Advisors and plant personnel to optimize operations and meet Business and department goals (Safety, productivity, cost, quality).
Managing cost and spending for accountable areas in conjunction with technical advisors.
Understanding all applicable site logistics process technology and equipment for bulk loading.
Participating in advanced troubleshooting and coaching others to learn these skills.
Collecting and analyzing operational data to assist with the evaluation of improvement opportunities.
Demonstrates priority and commitment through personal behavior. Establishes and models expected behaviors for an empowered organization.
Ensuring that best practices, Most Effective Technology (MET), and Supply Chain operating discipline requirements are effectively implemented.
As required, communicating technical information and issues to plant personnel, technology or expertise centers.
As required, participating on and leading teams in his/her area of accountability.
Leading Root Cause Investigations / Failure analysis in their area of responsibility and being a first point of contact for Operations resources.
Ensuring performance metrics/measurements are collected to track work process and operational performance.
Understanding the Business needs relating to production and translates these Business production goals into site logistics activity goals.
Ensuring effective measurement systems are in place to track loading productivity and asset utilization.
Coaching plant personnel on measurement systems and daily updates of performance records and business measurements.
Ensuring site logistics operating discipline, procedures and guidelines meet applicable safety and quality requirements.
Site logistics contact for issues regarding quality and tools to address customer issues.
Initiating improvement project ideas and working with business/functional improvement leaders to secure funding as appropriate.
Works with business and logistics personnel to introduce new products.
The critical competencies required for success are: supply chain management skills, safety mindset, interpersonal effectiveness, understanding customer needs, team work, taking initiative, problem solving skills, value creation, technical proficiency in use of computer applications, analytical skills and project management skills.
-Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a Supply Chain discipline or relevant military experience at a U.S. E6 rank or Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class or higher is required.
A minimum of 4 years of industry experience is required.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is preferred
5 or more years of industry experience is preferred
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