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Facility Logistics Engineer

Facility Logistics Engineer

ID 
1723
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-IN-Fishers
Experience (Years) 
..
Category 
Parcel & Fulfillment Operations

More information about this job

Overview

The Facility Logistics Engineer is responsible for the development and deployment of operational metrics, reporting infrastructures, quality management tools, and processes to improve and optimize the cost and performance for the Indianapolis, IN facility. This position will also be responsible for engineering components within the facility such as creating the design and layout parameters for current and future requirements, leading the development and implementation of operating plans, identifying opportunities for efficiency within our current processes, and setting a strategy, which leads to the transformation of business processes.

Responsibilities

  • Create updated facility layout diagrams, and also manage and make recommendations on all facility capacity requirements and design/implement solutions to support capacity needs.
  • Formally implement 5S methodologies across the facility, focusing on business priorities, efficiency improvement initiatives and the scope of work identified through the planning and design phase while working with the operations management team.
  • Design/implement new dashboards and analytical requirements to ensure productivity, quality and operational KPI’s are tracked and monitored as operational changes and improvements are made, providing analysis to ensure optimum ROI’s are achieved.
  • Assist the operations management team with inventory projects and reconciliation, including completing a standard ABC analysis by client as well as velocity slotting techniques.
  • Provide technical leadership to plan, organize and lead project task groups in such areas as reengineering, process design and measurement, feasibility studies, systems analysis and design, technical/operational/economic analysis, automation technology and strategic plans.
  • Assist with the deployment of lean parcel sortation initiatives at the facility level, which includes the rollout of progress boards, metrics boards and employee production standards.
  • Participate and assist with organizing Kaizen Events, which will include coordinating efforts at a facility level.
  • Special projects and all other tasks as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Y or N? N

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field work with 5-8 years’ experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and structured problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and AutoCAD.
  • Must be a team player with a strong work ethic as well as excellent people and organizational skills.
  • Travel 50% of the time

 

 

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