Logistics Facilitator in Tuscaloosa, AL at ZF

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Logistics Facilitator Logistics Facilitator

Logistics Facilitator
ZF Chassis Systems Tuscaloosa

1 Works with limited supervision.
2 Leads work team in establishing Lean manufacturing, 5S, and Employee Satisfaction as benchmarks for ZF-NAO.
3 Verifies quality of own work and that of others and documents adherence to standardized work.
4 Collects and enters data to drive Logistics performance metrics.
5 Energetically leads Lean Manufacturing activities to ensure the success of ZF and the customer.
6 Leads and offers clear direction to logistics team members regarding safety, quality, and productivity goals.
7 Is capable of working as a member of the logistics team and perform all job assignments.
8 Works for sustained shifts of equal to or greater than 12 hours per day.
9 Works on different shifts and on weekends as needed.
10 Ensures that routine maintenance of equipment is performed.
11 Ensures that daily housekeeping duties are performed to advance 5S principles as a foundation of Logistics philosophy.
12 Oversees proper performance of logistical station start up and shut down procedures.
13 Ensures that quality of all materials and products is maintained.
14 Supervises team members.
15 Participates in hiring, training, evaluation and discipline of team members.
16 Meets or exceeds attendance and punctuality requirements.
17 Conducts at least annual performance feedback with each team member.
18 Performs other tasks as needed.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2+ years experience

  • Technical training desirable.

  • Mechanical or technical experience with Material Handling equipment.

  • Must be able, licensed, and qualified to safely operate forklift, tugger, and all other Material Handling equipment.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and serve as a leader demonstrating vision, mission, core values and key behaviors.

  • Leadership Academy Participation/Graduation desired.

  • Training in 5S, LEAN and other company required programs may be required.


  • Must be able to exercise good judgment to further Safety/Quality and Productivity goals.

  • Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions.

  • Must be able to resolve problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Must exercise good judgment to determine when others should be involved to address a situation.


  • Must understand metric measurements.

    Must be able to perform simple mathematical calculations

    ZF North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ZF North America, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ZF North America, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ZF North America, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.


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