Systems Engineer I - V
Kansas City , Missouri
October 18, 2017
Auto req ID: 164748BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Professional

Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions

• 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.

Minimum Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field required.

Minimum Experience

• None required.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

• 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.

Other Job Description Information

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%
Address: 12501 NE 40th Street
City: Kansas City
State: Missouri
Zip Code: 64161
Search Engine Description: Engineering
Domicile Location: P644

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

A little about us:
FedEx Ground specializes in cost-effective, small-package ground shipping, offering dependable business-to-business delivery and residential services.

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