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Director of Warehouse Logistics - Rail Customer Service

Job Description

Rail systems must do one thing above all: run. With modern maintenance solutions – from diagnostics to data-based action recommendations, from quick delivery of replacement parts to strategically planned modernization – we ensure your systems' highest reliability and availability: 100% Railability. For us, good service means that we are there for our partners and customers when they need us – and even beyond. That is because we define ourselves by what we do. Every day, every hour, every minute. We help our customers move the world.

The Siemens Mobility Customer Service business seeks to hire a driven Director of Warehouse Logistics for our facility in New Castle, DE, where we maintain our Rail Car Rolling Stock (Light Rail Vehicles, Electric & Diesel Locomotives, and Passenger Coaches). Due to continued growth, we are adding this dynamic and strategic role to our organization. You will proactively coordinate overall warehouse activities with all departments and support functions to meet service level quality, visibility, throughput, and continuous improvement targets and manage your team of 7-10 direct reports.

What you will be doing:
  • Maximize warehouse efficiency through effective processes and excellent training - ensuring that safety is the top priority for all employees and managers.
  • Improve efficiency in operations by presenting material on time to the work order start date, in a ready-to-use, well-organized, and undamaged state.
  • Lead all aspects of warehouse operations, including receiving, put away, cycle counting, picking, kitting consolidation, and material delivery. Completed timely and orderly delivery of material is of paramount importance.
  • Develop and drive a comprehensive Warehouse strategy that supports maximum material availability to coincide with work order start dates.
  • Design and implement packaging standards for all suppliers to minimize damage and improve internal material handling.
  • Ensure available space is utilized as effectively as possible through appropriate storage devices, racking configuration, and effective slotting strategies. Drive Continuous Improvement and optimize space, processes, and system usage.
  • Maintain appropriate KPIs and demonstrate productivity improvements in all warehouse activities through process improvement and infrastructure enhancements.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy and an effective cycle count program, including identifying root cause issues and implementing required improvements.
  • Forecast future workload requirements and ensure we understand, plan and attain appropriate staffing levels and space requirements.
  • Develop and present capital expense plan to support future business needs.
  • Work closely with operational purchasing and logistics to handle incoming material load and work order releases from production.
  • Mentor and develop managers and team members through regular performance dialog and performance reviews.
What you need to be successful:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, supply chain or related discipline, or equivalent.
  • 10 years of proven experience in warehouse or distribution management handling large capital equipment or project environment. Similar background with demonstrably transferable skill sets will be considered.
  • Strong MRP knowledge and experience

Advanced experience with MS Office, particularly Excel.

  • Lean or Continuous Improvement certification
  • Capable of developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic approach for all warehouse operations.
We would be impressed if you had:
  • Strong background in SAP WM
  • Rail Industry Experience
  • APICS certification
Why Siemens Mobility?

We are# 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List

Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, Commuter Benefits - starting Day 1!

Vacation: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave

Financial & Retirement: 401K match Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation

Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses, Lunch & Learns

Balance: Flexible Work Hours, Remote Work Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Program

We seek to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. We offer a phenomenal place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming our Director of Warehouse Logistics, we'll provide you with the support and career advancement to make it happen!


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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