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DaikyoNishikawa is seeking applicants for a Logistics Group Leader at their Madison, AL location. DaikyoNishikawa is World Class Automotive Supplier producing the world’s best light weight high strength systems for our customers. DaikyoNishikawa has worked on developing wide range of products to meet the car manufacturers’ request of right resin in the right place.


SALARY: $55K - $75K



  • Initially will lead the establishment and ramp-up of warehouse and logistics operations at a large, high-volume, state of the art automotive manufacturing operation. 
  • Establish strong team member relations, at all levels and provide support for people development, coaching and mentoring with a focus on teamwork and inclusion
  • Manage material flow and ensure parts are delivered to the proper drop locations in the production areas
  • Create area strategy relative to manufacturing functions
  • Strong knowledge of logistics management for efficient service delivery
  • Highly effective coordination and communication with automotive customers
  • Direct and coordinate the storage and distribution of raw materials/supplies within the warehouse and production floor.
  • Ensure adherence to inventory compliance, receiving, and shipping policies and procedures
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the production team at all levels to ensure great communication and understanding of both production and logistics issues
  • Assist with the hiring and development of internal logistics team members
  • Direct staff to ensure the production goals are met while maintaining or enhancing Safety and Quality
  • Plan and organize material handling/warehouse/shipping functions to best utilize resources. assess training needs and drive for continuous skill improvement in the department
  • Lead SKU changes, rollovers, and model changes
  • Give precise directions and guidelines to shipping vendors about the nature of goods and delivery locations, and maintain communication with them to ensure that goods are not damaged in transit
  • Assist with the development of KPIs, Kaizen activities, and 5S implementation/sustainability
  • Support the development of delivery routes and component packaging
  • Promptly identify and analyze process related problems
  • Lead problem solving sessions to determine root cause and implement countermeasures
  • Manage IL Equipment efficiently, fostering a safe work environment
  • Identify process bottlenecks and develop countermeasures
  • Create Area strategy, relative to manufacturing functions, and then assist team in translating those strategies into actions
  • Promote a diverse work environment
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)


  • 5+ years professional experience in logistics
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a strategic leadership role (10+ team members)
  • Automotive manufacturing experience
  • Project management experience
  • SAP or ERP background
  • MES experience


DaikyoNishikawa offers a competitive benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid Vacation, Disability and 401K.


Interested candidates are invited to submit resumes with 'LOGISTICS GROUP LEADER' in subject line to:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Should you have special needs that require reasonable accommodations, please notify AIDT at 334-280-4400 so proper arrangements can be made. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users, our number is 334-280-4475.