General Electric Logistics Specialist (m/f) in Solingen, Germany

About Us:

GE Healthcare provides medical technologies and services for better patient care, to increase efficiency in the health care sector. In Germany the business unit of General Electric Company is present with around 1800 people at 11 locations. The German organization is managed centrally from our customer center in Munich. Apart from pure sales and marketing locations GE Healthcare also has production and development sites in the areas of Life Sciences, Medical Diagnostics, Diagnostic Cardiology, Healthcare IT solutions as well as C-arm X-Ray systems.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:

The Logistics Specialist is responsible for managing shipments, reporting transportation metrics, identifying trends across global transportation methods and practices, providing visibility through projects and tools, ensuring that internal customers needs are met and that company policy and international trade compliance regulations are adhered to.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Continuous internal communication with global pole managers/transportation teams

  • Implementation of tools and dashboards for metric visibility and communication

  • Analysis of transportation spend and tie to the financial ledger

  • Drive data analysis and business case development for key projects

  • Coordinating and communicating shipment delivery requirements with freight forwarders

  • Primary contact for global affiliates in reference to the logistics process

  • Responsible for timely, accurate and complete record keeping

  • Support standardization of transportation processes across the region

  • Working cross-functionally with sourcing, operations, supply chain and finance to identify improvement opportunities and implement successful changes

  • Support warehousing optimization/Lean projects

  • Single point of contact for HCS inbound transportation questions

  • Leader of the daily call at quarter end with factories, OTR and the forwarders

  • Daily update of the Logistics Fulfillment Tracker

  • Maintenance of “Logistics Standards” and “Logistics Star” at Warehouses

  • Maintenance of account harmonization and issuing WH PO’s Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and some experience working in logistics, engineering, or supply chain management; OR a High School diploma/GED and relevant work experience in logistics, engineering, or supply chain management and /or equivalent experience

  • Experience in logistics or supply chain modeling & simulation

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced changing environment.

  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, global team environment

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of time Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelors in Logistics, Engineering or Supply Chain

  • Demonstrated logistics leadership of multiple facilities in a similar industry

  • Proven ability to work on cross-functional, multi-cultural teams

  • Excellent project management, communication and analytical skills

  • Ability to energize, develop and influence at all levels within an organization

  • Creates energy to deliver company goals through creation and comprehensive communication of practical “hands-on” operational plans and strategies

  • Proven growth leadership skills demonstrating clear perspective and understand factors impacting GEHC businesses and our suppliers

  • Solid communication and analytical skills, including experience with communicating with others from different countries and cultures Locations: Germany; Solingen