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Logistics Specialist, Material Handling & Shipment Planning - Hybrid

Company: Cabot Corporation
Location: Billerica
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Your Role at Cabot: Cabot Corporation is seeking a Logistics Specialist to join the Aerogel business unit at our Billerica, MA location. The rapidly growing Aerogel business is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, hands-on person to lead our North America logistical and supply chain activities, global customer inquiries and handle some basic laboratory needs. The ideal candidate will be open minded, with an energetic, start-up frame of mind, and willingly adapt and grow with the ever-evolving Aerogel group needs. This role is based at the Billerica, MA, location, but is eligible to participate in Cabot's Flexible Working Arrangement program. How You Will Make an Impact:
Manage logistics, order tracking and inventory files for North America including the development of forecasts to meet customer material needs and coordinating those forecasts with shipments from EU
Serve as Aerogel business inventory manager. Develop necessary tools to communicate inventory picture for Aerogel leadership team
Serve as the key contact for all NA customers regarding material supply and shipment status
Manage tolling activities for aerogel blanket, aerogel milling, aerogel mixing, aerogel repacking and other tolled activities to meet the needs of the NA market including the specification and ordering of all supplies needed to execute on tolling activities
Handle incoming customer inquiries through Cabot website and Aerogel 1-800 line, providing initial customer guidance and screening for opportunities to hand off to commercial team
Analyse internal and external customer sampling data to identify possible market trends regarding the use of aerogel
Work with the marketing and communications group to develop appropriate marketing collateral for the business
Work with technical team in developing appropriate applications development guides to assist customers in implementing aerogel into their processes
Oversee department JDE/Coupa activities for PO generation and management, invoice receipting and new supplier entries
Perform basic laboratory testing to support new business activities and the creation of Certificates of Analysis from tolling activities
Be an active participant in the conceptualizing and execution of application specific demonstrations and minimum viable products
What You Will Bring to Cabot:
Bachelor's/University degree (Materials Management, Industrial Engineering or related technical discipline is preferred)
5+ years' related logistics and planning experience
ERP experience (JDE or Coupa is preferred)
Chemical industry experience is preferred
Demonstrated experience with hands-on laboratory activities
Proficiency in logistics planning. Working knowledge of short-range and long-term forecasting and inventory planning
Excellent analytical, communications and inter-personal skills
Willingness to perform lab activities
Very comfortable with the "try/fail" mentality #CCREM #LI-HYBRID

Keywords: Cabot Corporation, Billerica , Logistics Specialist, Material Handling & Shipment Planning - Hybrid, Professions , Billerica, Massachusetts

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