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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Head of Logistics

Job Req ID:  3013

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of job

This position provides management in the field of “logistics operations,” responsible for guidance and performance of onsite and offsite “Material Handling,” and of “IPST Operations”.


Principal activities

  • Support the strategic planning by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the department within a short or medium-range time frame
  • Plan and administer the budget in cooperation with the supervisor, and make sure there is compliance with it
  • Develop and implement personnel planning in cooperation with the supervisor; also make sure qualified personnel are hired
  • Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her; make personnel decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor
  • Develop department-specific goals, break down and prioritize the department goals, follow up on goals and evaluate goal achievement
  • Coordinates all related activities and assignments.
  • Supervises / reports progress to management daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Manage KPIs for onsite and offsite logistics operations.
  • Lead for Customer interface to handle daily operational concerns.
  • Interacts with the escalation of the supply chain events.
  • Develops, maintains and improves DAA’s material inventory control policy.
  • Systematically and continuously considers actions to minimize risks, failure possibilities and to improve logistics processes.
  • Supports implementation of new procedures, logistics systems, training of involved personnel.
  • Project leader function in regards to logistics systems post-handover from corporate.
  • Investigates in cost reduction possibilities and ways to eliminate redundancies related to current logistics systems.
  • Leads, supports and motivates employees to reach cost, timeline and quality goals.
  • Sets up actions to continuously improve products, procedures, processes and employee qualifications, defines Logistics goals


Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

6- 8 years management experience within automotive logistics




We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: PC-DUN3 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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