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Senior Industrial Engineer - Continuous Improvement

Company: GEODIS
Location: sparks
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Duties:Works with enterprise business units at the operational and corporate level to drive process improvements, identifying compliance to customer service standards and strategies for consistent, repeatable, and flawless executionLeads the design of cutting edge approaches and solutions utilizing broad knowledge, best practices and benchmarking.Assists in sales process by visiting potential or existing customers to develop scope of work, operational planning and opportunity assessmentEvaluates, designs and implements new layouts: including storage rack, conveyor, automation, and other material handling solutions for facilitiesImplements Continuous Improvement initiatives to help ensure the continuation of streamlined processes them to create a sustainably lean organizationIntegrates subject matter knowledge with industry experience, relevant related disciplines, program/process design principles, and business goals and strategyLeads teams or individuals on project work, to help clients and operators achieve sustainable resultsLeads multiple Industrial Engineering projects with minimal oversightManages multiple projects and program execution of moderate to high complexityUnderstands the organization, client goals, and the reasons behind special practices; articulates linkage between business goals and process behind organization practices.Analyzes ambiguous problems utilizing demonstrated proficiency of lean tools such as VSM, Standard work, Six Sigma, 5S and other lean tools. Breaks down complex information in a systematic and communicable mannerProficient in statistical analysis processes and understands how and when to apply them based on the situation and specific needs.Leads Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, and other Lean eventsOwns the facility kaizen and productivity projects; ensuring projects are done according to budget and timelinesInfluences others to implement new solutionsDemonstrates application experience of Six Sigma methodologyWillingness to travel regionally up to 50%Provides guidance and training to EngineersOther duties as required and assignedRequirements:Education & Experience:Master's degree in Engineering or equivalent6+ years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experienceExperience with AutoCADKnowledge of conventional time study techniques3PL warehousing, distribution center or fulfillment experience is preferredPC proficiency with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint Excel, and AccessEssential Skills:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, technical procedures, or governmental regulationsAbility to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manualsAbility to effectively communicate process and technical concepts to a variety of audiences from entry level warehouse employee to executive levelAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization existsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formEnvironment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. The employee may occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts. 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".

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