Logistics Process Engineer

Date: Jun 25, 2024

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Logistics Process Engineer

Manufacturing Engineering Logistics


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof.

SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a pillar in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of duties:

  • Develop, install, and continuously improve all processes that are involved in the storage and delivery of finished goods. This includes but is not limited to finished goods receiving, movement of goods from the dock area to the warehouse, movement from the warehouse to the production line as well as movement of goods between external cross docks and warehouses.
  • Assists with the implementation of efficient and competitive logistics solutions. Manage multiple small and medium size projects.
  • Develop and maintain the internal logistics engineering standards, knowledge, and tools.  Assure their implementation in existing and new operations.
  • Lead complex group projects and drive progress to plan, as well as networking in cross-functional and international teams.
  • Provide technical supply support advice, guidance, and assistance on supply operations to management.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree plus 1 - 3 years relevant experience or 5 - 7 years relevant experience
    • Engineering Technology or Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Project Management experience with capability to develop, lead, prioritize work, manage, and report status of projects. 
  • Ability to multi-task successfully without sacrificing quality or accuracy.  Can perform daily duties independently. 
  • General knowledge of Logistics processes, warehouse management, packaging, transportation, and conveyance.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows applications (Excel, Word, Outlook); proficiency in ACAD
  • Occasional domestic and/or international travel required.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering.
  • Experience developing value stream maps for new and current processes.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles to support the goals as established by Management. 
  • Experience developing budget plans and ROI for required plant equipment.
  • Experience with data collection technology.
  • Experience with process simulation software.
  • Proficiency in MS Access
  • Multi-disciplinary experience in process or equipment engineering.  Proficient in AutoCAD, SolidWorks and/or CATIA.


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette