DC ENGINEER
Location:
Posted:
November 14, 2016
Reference:
103008
POSITION PURPOSE:
A Supply Chain Engineer supports process improvement and task-out projects for the distribution centers, typically related to cost out and productivity. An Engineer may perform operational analysis, process improvement, facility and capacity planning, and project management. Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, possesses excellent communication skills, works well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions within the Supply Chain organization.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • 40% Conducts time studies, performs zero base analysis, rate analysis, network analysis, statistical analysis, flow path analysis and related supply chain analysis. 
  • 25% Identifies Logistics process improvement opportunities through competitive analysis, and critical thinking. Supports and/or leads cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects. 
  • 25% Develops reports and runs ad hoc queries. Identifies, modifies and develops standard operating procedures to steamline operating processes and training opportunities. 
  • 10% Provides facility and capacity planning support for distribution and transportation functions in Logistics.

NATURE AND SCOPE:
  • Position reports to the Manager Logistics 
  • No direct responsibility for supervising others.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Environment:
Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights.

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Position is located in a Distribution Center environment. There will be frequent periods of standing required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Industrial Engineering Degree or other related Engineering Degree 
  • Experience with Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology 
  • Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word and AutoCad. 
  • Experience conducting time studies and the development of engineered performance standards

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes. 
  • Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups. 
  • Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem. 
  • Adaptability: Adapts to and embraces change with composure, resilience, and perseverance in the face of constraints, high pressure, and adverse situations. 
  • Cross-functional knowledge: Uses knowledge of functional areas, organizational structure, and key business drivers to support company initiatives and long-term growth strategies, understanding individual and functional impact on the whole organization. 
  • Delivers Results: Demonstrates a clear bias for action and a sense of urgency on priorities. Sets and communicates high standards for achievement. 
  • Process Improvement: Uses Six Sigma, or other process improvement methodology to develop and execute efficient and cost effective solutions to align with the business objectives within the Logistics organization. 
  • Acts Strategically: Knows the contribution of each business unit and function in Logistics to business and project success. Understands and uses financial indicators/metrics to measure the performance of projects. 
  • Drives Excellence: Approaches problems systematically; develops solutions with sustainable and scalable results. Uses sound judgement and makes good decisions in a timely manner. 
  • Excels in Customer Service: Thinks and Acts with a Customer Perspective. 
  • Inspires Achievement: Excites associates about change, by explaining its benefits and the business case.
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