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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 Projects

Job Req ID:  7147

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent


Responsibility of a large organizational unit or several small organizational unit with different objectives.


Principle Activities

  • Disciplinary and technical leadership of employees within the organizational unit and personnel decision-making in cooperation with human resources
  • Supporting strategic planning activities for the organizational unit by the adaption of overall targets and definition of strategic planning for the department with short and mid-term view.
  • Development and implementation of personnel planning and assurance of employees assignment according to the individual qualification level
    Additional activities for logistics/ SCM during project phase:
  • Assurance of on-time deliveries according to customers’ requirements by consideration of costs and quality of logistics processes
  • Identification of cross-functional issues and determination of sustainable solutions e.g. in regards to customer and production plant supply
  • Planning and implementation of end-to-end logistics concepts in coordination with involved departments, e.g. cost-down workshops, new market requirements, continuous improvement
  • Contributing and ensuring of department-/field-related know-how-transfer together with local logistics responsible persons of different production plants and central specialist units
  • Leading and ensuring extensive/complex logistics projects in the respective area of responsibility (carline projects, location projects, run out projects, system logistics projects etc.)
  • Developing, shaping and ensuring disassembly/assembly of old/new sites in the production network in the department /field
    Additional management field project manager:
  • Ensuring resource planning as well as controlling, coordinating and monitoring of on-schedule and cost efficient implementation of logistics sub-projects
  • Ensuring professional support/management of the FPL-L at the realization of assigned projects as well as ensuring training courses
  • Executing all necessary organizational and process measures for optimization of SC in the course of line support
  • Developing and implementing new and innovative SC/logistics solutions
  • Ensuring quality of concepts and costs for logistics sub-projects and release in the acquisition phase
  • Ensuring quality of project tasks of subproject leaders in the project phase
  • Main interface to one or various end customers concerning strategic and exceptional SCM-topics
  • Central contact person in case of escalation as well as for problematic and essential operational issues in the project phase
  • Build up and maintenance of a customer relationship network – also outside of projects and direct contact persons
  • Deriving a logistic customer strategy based on growth strategy and possibly introducing necessary changes for alignment on customer needs


Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

5 to 7 years of experience within Logistics Project Management





We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: PL-AM32 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina