Top Logistics Planning Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Logistics Planning Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Logistics Planning Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.3% of Logistics Planning Engineer resumes contained Mach as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Logistics Planning Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Logistics Planning Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Mach

high Demand
Here's how Mach is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Reviewed and researched trouble failure reports and provided technical review of machinery alterations which impacted TRIDENT Planned equipment replacement program.
  • Created desired state process documents using Mach1 Business Transformation guidelines.
  • Project: MACH-1 Mach 1 drives business transformation using simplified, common, leading business processes enabled by a common system.
  • Worked as a Power User in Inventory Management/Warehouse Management space in Mach1 Business Transformation project for the client.
  • Interacted with Mach1 resources to understand future processes and data upload requirements.
  • Worked with Mach 1 Sap group to cleanse data dumps.

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2. Control Cycles

high Demand
Here's how Control Cycles is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Create and make changes to Control Cycles as needed.
  • Set up control cycles in SAP software to ensure on time order and delivery of parts for scheduled production.

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3. Value Stream

high Demand
Here's how Value Stream is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluated value streams for pull replenishment benefits.
  • Worked with a cross-functional team to develop a value stream map, and identify placement of the test cells.
  • Developed a Comprehensive Plan to Increase Performance of a Key Product Family Value Stream.
  • Action item/teaming system to support teaming initiative and value stream mapping.
  • Planned and executed strategies that supplied service parts to multiple value streams including engines and hydraulics.
  • Developed and conducted value stream mapping workshops & training sessions for 50+ hourly and salaried employees

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4. Sigma

high Demand
Here's how Sigma is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Led two Six Sigma projects to reduce inventory by $1.2 Million.
  • Led 6 Sigma project for product routing optimization.
  • Developed accurate, operations-wide measurement standards to increase production and minimize the non-value-added time using 6-sigma and TQM methods.
  • Identified opportunities to improve inventory levels and productivity using Six Sigma Tools.
  • Delivered presentations and discussion of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and concepts.
  • Implemented six-sigma methods to process improvements and variation reductions.

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5. Cost Savings

high Demand
Here's how Cost Savings is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Piloted and deployed in-house wafer re-processing project with annual direct cost savings of 0.5M to Factory.
  • Analyzed existing network design and identified and implemented opportunities for improvement in service quality, stability and cost savings.
  • Supported and implemented a variety of cost savings projects, demonstrating exceptional relationship management and operational leadership.
  • Analyze, identify and implement cost savings opportunities and initiatives for supply chain improvement.
  • Initiated and implemented supplier agreements and contracts and utilized corporate systems to report cost savings results.
  • Analyzed data to identify cost savings opportunities and manage optimization efforts.

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6. Inventory Control

high Demand
Here's how Inventory Control is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Managed production inventories utilizing inventory control measures to enhance record accuracy and determine root cause of discrepancies for continual improvement program.
  • Managed activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Inventory control group mentor, facilitator of Lean Inventory Management Program implementation and continuous process improvement change agent.
  • Planned and implemented activities related to product and material purchase, inventory control and shipping/receiving and storage functions.
  • Implemented a systemic production scheduling process, lean-pull mechanisms and internal training programs for inventory control.
  • Created FileMaker Pro database application to reduce Inventory control data manipulation from hours to minutes.

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7. Assembly Line

average Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Implemented and trained personnel on a rack audit process to assist in developing control cycles on the assembly lines.
  • Designed a temporary assembly line for New Product Introduction (NPI) pre-production runs, later adopted into first production standards.
  • Sourced, negotiated and developed the specifications for two capital equipment purchases that delivered sub-components to the assembly lines.
  • Delivered complete assembly line support.
  • Use simulation software's like Arena for modeling tractor assembly line for optimizing throughput and identifies bottlenecks.
  • Design floor layout for parts location on assembly line.

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8. ISO

average Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Act as liaison between PORT and LPE in respective buildings.
  • Maintained ISO documentation for capital equipment purchase procedure tracking budgetary and schedule milestone right from program initiation till equipment delivery.
  • Served as a liaison between production management and EDS systems programmers during the implementation of a plant-wide Manufacturing Information System.
  • Supervised and guided Manufacturing Engineering Department staff successfully through the qualification process for ISO 9000 certification at the Fab-23 installation.
  • Acted as a liaison between Management Science Association and advertising sales planning department to rectify monthly/quarterly posting discrepancies.
  • Communicated with supervisors by providing information to supervisors, coworkers by telephone, e-mail or in person.

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9. POU

average Demand
Here's how POU is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Reduce number of touches to the part from supplier to POU to minimize quality hits & costs associated with it.
  • Managed Add/Change/Delete Reports and Work Center Demand Report to meet 3 to 5 days Kanban coverage at POU.

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10. NPI

average Demand
Here's how NPI is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and implemented a process for setting order multiples of NPI parts, resulting in $100K expense reduction.
  • Designed and implemented the supply chain NPI Scorecard Collaborated with suppliers to identify and resolve replenishment issues.
  • Coordinate the procurement of NPI & CPI material from prototype through all gate phases, and into production.
  • Collaborated with cross functional teams in launching 4 NPI (new product introduction) LED programs.
  • Reviewed all NPI documentation for completeness and entered it into the Agile CM system.
  • Managed the phase in phase out process for NPI builds.

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11. Project Management

average Demand
Here's how Project Management is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared an implementation plan using project management tools to estimate time, resources and budget.
  • Project management and bid strategy for North America Ground transportation modes.
  • Direct the evaluations of major control systems as performed by others, interface with operating organizations, engineering and project management.
  • Received several unsolicited written compliments from Marketing and Project Management for exceptional service, teamwork, and creative thinking.
  • Project documentation by creating and implementing multiple projects resource and finance plans on a web-based project management system.
  • Provided project management leadership for a major system conversion, resulting in increased accuracy for planning and reporting.

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12. CPS

average Demand
Here's how CPS is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Traveled globally to audit IPV and QG based on the CPS criteria of over 35 facilities.
  • Utilized CPS and Six Sigma methods to provide best practices for material presentations.

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13. On-Time Delivery

low Demand
Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Increased on-time delivery performance from 42% to 93%.
  • Managed geographically disperse hubs while ensuring on-time delivery to customer locations.
  • Monitor and communicate with suppliers to achieve excellent on-time delivery.
  • Implemented a forecasting process that controlled inventory and maintained on-time delivery.
  • Monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery.
  • Communicate with suppliers to maintain on-time delivery.

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14. Part Numbers

low Demand
Here's how Part Numbers is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Monitor and maintain control cycle information for part numbers after initial documentation for SAP conversion.
  • Created and maintained Plan for Every Part analysis for over 14000 part numbers.
  • Maintain Material Resource Plan (MRP) variations according to usage, production, part numbers and new/discontinued parts.
  • Project included entering and resolving inventory, Management: resolving discrepancies, converting stock and part numbers.
  • Enter new part numbers, routings and BOM's into database.

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15. Oversaw

low Demand
Here's how Oversaw is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Proposed and oversaw the complete implementation of the inventory system still in use including design, setup, and training.

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16. ERP

low Demand
Here's how ERP is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Received the Caterpillar Chairman's Award (1 of 3 awarded for outstanding performance to the entire company).
  • Hired full time to Caterpillar from an agency position, with the same responsibilities.
  • Designed an enterprise collections solution to ensure that FedEx is effectively collecting on delinquent accounts across the operating companies and regions.
  • Identified and drove correction of faulty data and input validation errors in Caterpillar's warranty databases to improve overall decision quality.
  • Inform and participate in manufacturing capacity and facility-based decisions for the enterprise capital budgeting process for 12 to 16 manufacturing locations.
  • Created policies and procedures to clarify code interpretation and procedures to bring consistency among internal staff and external professionals.

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17. Logistics

low Demand
Here's how Logistics is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Created administrative policies and checklists for operational and logistics procedures.
  • Coordinate business operations and support systems, and modifies logistics planning using TPFDL and JOPES classified logistical data systems.
  • Oversee a work unit of up to 15 logistics planning staff including development, training, and performance management.
  • Provided logistics operations planning and exercise support to MARFORPAC Headquarters G-4 Plans, Operations, and Exercises division.
  • Point accountability on logistics issues to internal clients including Operations Planning and LOB Marketing Directors and Vice Presidents.
  • Reviewed administrative and planning documents, and took necessary actions to ensure wing logistics plans were compatible.
  • Recommended changes to the logistics processes & developed a set of metrics to track the performance.
  • Managed a team of 9 logistics planning engineers to develop material plans for entire Aurora facility.
  • Prepared a logistics plan for Brey-Krause Mfg., Bethlehem, PA which manufactures washroom accessories.
  • Calm under pressure and familiar with aircraft, flight following, planning and logistics systems.
  • Full operational ownership of logistics planning process Aligned PFEP plan with facility inventory turns targets.
  • Applied logistics expertise to develop/implement redeployment plan for 700 airman and 53 tons of cargo.
  • Supervised four personnel; planned, coordinated, directed logistics support for Nellis & Creech community of 11K+ personnel.

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18. Hand Inventory

low Demand
Here's how Hand Inventory is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Improved suppliers past dues schedules to a minimum and brought down the cost of on hand inventory.
  • Incorporated ABC Analysis to get accurate measure of on-hand inventory based on annual spend & commodity family.

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19. Process Improvement

low Demand
Here's how Process Improvement is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Monitored and evaluated administrative and logistical activities and implemented recommendations for process improvements.
  • Apply Lean lens to processes to identify improvements and productivity opportunities, and actively participate on process improvement teams.
  • Provided strategic guidance and advice to warehouses / inventory locations on process improvements and expedited the resolution of issues.
  • Defined existing operational process, identified gaps and risks and built recommendations that drove process improvements and operational efficiency.
  • Developed detailed analysis for process improvement for planning group and implemented process changes for efficiency improvement.
  • Monitored system reliability and performances, and provided process improvements that will improve these areas.

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20. Excess Inventory

low Demand
Here's how Excess Inventory is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Maintain inventory level and in-flow schedules to minimize obsolete, inactive and excess inventory.
  • Eliminated excess inventory and improved budget management by coordinating purchases by Service Area.
  • Participated in Black Belt excess inventory projects, saving $600,000

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21. Database

low Demand
Here's how Database is used in Logistics Planning Engineer jobs:
  • Provided training to incoming personnel and manages Training Base Application database to track training and meet suspense's.
  • Facilitated facility-wise unified packaging database called 'MEPS' accessible to suppliers for over 4200 part nos.
  • Created processes and databases to support S&OP reporting for 3PL functions.
  • Developed an IRF Program to effectively and efficiently manage relocatables, and created a database to improve property accountability.
  • Develop commercial equipment acquisition and logistical processes/databases.
  • Developed databases and illustrated-parts-breakdown document.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Logistics Planning Engineer

Mach11.7%
Control Cycles8.7%
Value Stream8.7%
Sigma8.7%
Cost Savings6.8%
Inventory Control5.8%
Assembly Line4.9%
ISO3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Logistics Planning Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Mach
Mach
11.3%
11.3%
2
2
Control Cycles
Control Cycles
8.5%
8.5%
3
3
Value Stream
Value Stream
8.5%
8.5%
4
4
Sigma
Sigma
8.5%
8.5%
5
5
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
6.6%
6.6%
6
6
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
5.7%
5.7%
7
7
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
4.7%
4.7%
8
8
ISO
ISO
3.8%
3.8%
9
9
POU
POU
3.8%
3.8%
10
10
NPI
NPI
3.8%
3.8%
11
11
Project Management
Project Management
3.8%
3.8%
12
12
CPS
CPS
3.8%
3.8%
13
13
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
3.8%
3.8%
14
14
Part Numbers
Part Numbers
3.8%
3.8%
15
15
Oversaw
Oversaw
2.8%
2.8%
16
16
ERP
ERP
2.8%
2.8%
17
17
Logistics
Logistics
2.8%
2.8%
18
18
Hand Inventory
Hand Inventory
2.8%
2.8%
19
19
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
2.8%
2.8%
20
20
Excess Inventory
Excess Inventory
2.8%
2.8%
21
21
Database
Database
2.8%
2.8%

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