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Company: Penske Logistics Penske Logistics
 
Job Title:

Industrial Engineer - Warehouse Operations

Job Category: Engineering [ View All Engineering Jobs ]
Job Reference: 2404969
Job description:
Industrial Engineer - Warehouse Operations
Kinloch, MO

Position Summary:

The Industrial Engineer (IE) is responsible for preparing analyses and implementing projects involving all aspects of warehousing to support the customer. This includes developing solutions or request for proposals by designing, developing, analyzing and/or implementing comprehensive supply chain solutions to determine optimal warehouse design, functional requirements, material handling equipment applications, work measurement and labor standards, incentive systems, slotting, operational planning and improvement through data collection, statistical and mapping analysis, and designing customized solutions. The IE will also participate in location startups, process improvement teams and cost saving initiatives.

Major Responsibilities:

Analyzes the distribution processes and identifies areas for improvement

Develops new methods / tools to improve processes, oversees implementation of change, develops metrics to evaluate the new process and evaluates the cost benefits

Monitors and updates Labor Management system to ensure system performance and data integrity

Creates and maintains flow diagrams for warehouse processes

Evaluates facility design for best cube, capacity, and thru-put and develops recommendations for improvements

Develops metrics to monitor organizational compliance with processes for quality and productivity and ensures that appropriate action plans are developed for continuous improvement

Designs, implements and/or analyzes one customer solution at a time with supervision as assigned

Performs SKU analysis to determine slotting and Material Handling Equipment (MHE) requirements

Prepares facility layout and design to maximize efficiency. Maintains the facility AutoCAD drawing

Works effectively as a team member accomplishing assigned goals

Participates in cross-functional groups to create the expected customer outcome

Interacts with internal and external customers on an as needed basis and that is determined by their role in the project

Works within budget guidelines provided

Ensures solution will meet financial goals and provide cost savings

Meets customer deadlines by providing required designs, analysis or implementations

Develops an understanding of the customer?s needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met

Understands what the customer does, what their business model is and what their expectations are

Interacts with the customer by phone, email or in person in an as needed basis

Able to resolve situations quickly, communicate status of problem, and work with the appropriate subject matter expert until it is fixed with the guidance of a more senior level associate

Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor



Qualifications:

2 to 5 years comparable experience designing, developing, implementing and executing supply chain solutions in at least one service line is required

Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Management Science, Computer Science or other quantitative discipline required; Master?s Degree preferred.

Fundamental understanding of transportation, warehousing, supply chain and logistics concepts including Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Continuous Improvement

Effective communication skills both written and verbal, and with internal and external customers required.

Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint) as well as Minitab. Skills in MS Project and Visio a plus.

Ability to analyze data and conduct extensive research required

Excellent analytical/problem solving capabilities

Developing presentation skills

Must demonstrate aptitude for developing written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills, particularly when problems arise that may affect solution outcome and/or project schedule.

Customer and team oriented

Must be able to work somewhat independently and concurrently on a range of unstructured tasks/projects and properly prioritize work, all with some supervision or direction

Time management and multi-tasking skills

Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Intermediate computer skills in assisted drafting equipment software (CAD), network modeling and warehousing design tools preferred

Physical Requirements:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Skills: 2 to 5 years comparable experience designing, developing, implementing and executing supply chain solutions in at least one service line is required

Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Management Science, Computer Science or other quantitative discipline required; Master?s Degree preferred.

Fundamental understanding of transportation, warehousing, supply chain and logistics concepts including Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Continuous Improvement

Effective communication skills both written and verbal, and with internal and external customers required.

Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint) as well as Minitab. Skills in MS Project and Visio a plus.

Ability to analyze data and conduct extensive research required

Excellent analytical/problem solving capabilities

Developing presentation skills

Must demonstrate aptitude for developing written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills, particularly when problems arise that may affect solution outcome and/or project schedule.

Customer and team oriented

Must be able to work somewhat independently and concurrently on a range of unstructured tasks/projects and properly prioritize work, all with some supervision or direction

Time management and multi-tasking skills

Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.
Employment type: Full Time
Salary/Wage: Unspecified
 
Other Information
 
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Kinloch, MO Missouri
Zip/Postal Code: 63140
Post date: 06/10/2024 / Viewed 55 times
 
Contact Information
Company: Penske Logistics
Contact Name: Tony Hoban
 
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