We are partnering with a large manufacturing company who is looking to upgrade their distribution and warehouse in Newnan, GA. We are looking for an Industrial Engineer who has experience with WMS/LMS in a high volume internal distribution center.
- Maintain the Labor management & Engineered Standards Program for the DC’s, this includes the following:
- Develops standards for new operations.
- Monitors the accuracy of the installed standards on a continuous basis; conduct follow-up studies to verify standards.
- Identifies improvements in methods, procedures, equipment, or work flow which increase output or quality.
- Collects the data necessary to update the current standards to reflect any changes to an operation.
- Holds meetings with supervisors and employees to present changes in procedures, equipment, and/or standards.
- Updates the Labor Management System of changes to existing standards or the introduction of new standards.
- Maintains complete records of all time studies or other data used to change standards. Updates existing documentation to reflect changes in procedures, equipment, or standards. Drives process standardization and improvements “inside the four walls” of their distribution center to ensure the success in meeting its objectives
- Provide project management leadership and is responsible for the development of our labor management systems / projects
- Work with local DC management in the discovery of inefficiencies in day to day operations and challenges while drawing support for change across the network
- Leads the solution development, cost benefit analysis and implementation of distribution improvement opportunities in their DC Supports business development by assisting in developing solutions to support the pursuit of new business through providing operational expertise and systems knowledge
- Researches and maintains knowledge of emerging industry practice Responsible for Slotting & Zoning for their DC’s to maximize the use the DC available cubic space by improving storage and picking efficiency leading to lower handling costs. Responsible for coaching and developing the Continuous Improvement Technicians
- Bachelor's Degree required in Industrial Engineering, operations analysis, logistics, supply chain or related field 3-5+ years’ experience as an industrial engineer, operations/business analyst or consultant Distribution center or fulfillment experience required
- Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Labor Management Systems (LMS) required
- Knowledge of warehouse design, material handling equipment and storage media technologies, pick methodology, work measurement, labor management, slotting, and warehouse value added services (i.e., Kitting)
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to break a problem or opportunity down into sub-components; identify root causes and drivers; use creative thinking skills in developing alternative solutions
- Strong communication skills; develop and articulate (written and verbal) data/process analysis, and alternative solutions.
- Ability to lead others to a consensus and influence change.
- Capable of collecting, assimilating and validating relevant business/operating information
- Comfortable working in a team environment, displays a customer-focused approach, seeks continuous improvement in serving internal and external customers
- Knowledge of velocity, inventory, and cube analysis
- Lean/Six Sigma tools to help improve supply chain efficiencies.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence