Uses fundamental engineering concepts, practices, and procedures to analyze operational performance, improvement opportunities, and implement technology systems related to facility and material handling in the field operations.
• Analyzes performance data within engineering. • Utilizes engineering tools and software to analyze data and answers basic engineering questions. • Researches, analyzes, and effectively consolidates technical or engineering related information and presents for management review. • Prepares, with management guidance, accurate expenditure proposals and/or cost justification analysis. • Formulates and presents document research, progress, and results. Interacts with team members and internal customers. • Applies project management fundamentals and concepts with management guidance. Develops progress reports, meeting minutes, and field communication memos for management review. Additional Essential Functions for Systems Engineers: • Develops a thorough knowledge of engineering design standards. • Provides 24 hour/7day engineering support to vendors and facility maintenance staff in the resolution and prevention of control system problems and breakdowns. • Evaluates sortation system operations and recommends material handling system improvements to increase capacity or improve efficiency of existing systems and processes. • Supports system implementation of package damage reduction initiatives. • Trains field facility maintenance staff on available tools, new technologies, and troubleshooting techniques. • Performs audits of control system software back-ups to prevent loss of production due to equipment failure. • Assists in coordination efforts of various groups in the resolution of equipment breakdowns.
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field required.
• None required.
• Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications. • Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management. • Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals. • Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals. • Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations. • Working knowledge of PLC based automated systems, electrical and electronic test/troubleshooting systems, and motor control methods required. • Ability and flexibility to travel up to 50% of the time is required.
This position will provide control system support for the FedEx Ground facilities located in the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri & Texas. Candidates who live near a major airport [which will provide many air travel options to the FedEx Ground facilities the candidate will support] will be considered.% of Travel for the Position: 25%-50%
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce