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Senior Industrial Engineer - Continuous Improvement

Company: GEODIS
Location: Fontana
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Industrial Engineer - Continuous Improvement is responsible for finding projects, developing a business case, and leading a team to execute projects that will improve our operations or provide a growth path for our clients. Develops and presents mathematical analyses to support Engineering recommendations for improvements. Guides Kaizen events to reduce waste in our operations. Develops and updates facility layouts and material handling equipment designs, storage media designs, process designs, slotting and pick path analyses. Other general outputs include capacity plans with noted constraints, warehouse utilization studies, and labor models and staffing plans.Primary Duties:--- Analyzes client data to determine order profiles, storage media application, product slotting, velocity, SKU affinities, ABC analysis--- Collaborates with Operations leadership on analysis of periodic reporting and the potential actions to drive improvement--- Participates in scope confirmation sessions with client and/or Operations team; identifies changes to scope when they occur and provides necessary documentation and escalation--- Leads detailed engineering process on building/operational changes to take the design from conceptualization to full detailed design ready for implementation by performing data analyses, developing material handling specifications, working with vendors to obtain quotes, and generating a detailed, engineered AutoCAD layout with fitment into the selected facility--- Prepares engineering documents to describe solution and detailed operating concepts such as storage and shipping capacity, zoning, slotting, waving, etc. and facilitates reviews with key work stream leads including engineering peers, WMS Implementation, and operations--- Participates in the creation and/or update of WMS configuration files with all needed locations slotting/zoning/sequences/put-away and picking profiles for the facility and preparing slotting files and/or slotting tool for the facility--- Manages material handling vendors through schedule, permitting, installation, commissioning, punch lists, etc. and validates all equipment installation and modifications, including necessary testing of automated material handling equipment--- Researches and maintains knowledge of emerging industry practice--- Informally mentors and leads less experienced engineers in order to develop their understanding of operational improvements and process change management--- Other duties as required and assignedRequirements:Education and Experience:--- Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Process, Mechatronics or related engineering degree from an accredited institution--- Minimum 8 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience--- Must have expertise in AutoCAD and SQL--- Must be PC literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite--- 3PL warehousing, distribution center or fulfillment experience requiredEssential Skills:--- Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports, technical procedures, or government regulations--- Ability to write and/or create reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals and customer facing presentation documents--- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and co-workers--- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists minimizing work expended while maximizing final value--- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form --- Ability to influence others, work as part of a team, and act as a catalyst for change--- Ability to effectively communicate relevant project information to management and customers --- Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills--- Must be able to travel up to 30%Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.[1] The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.[2] Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered "Essential Functions" and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform "Essential Functions" of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the "Essential Functions".

Keywords: GEODIS, Fontana , Senior Industrial Engineer - Continuous Improvement, Engineering , Fontana, California

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