Newgistics Inc.

Facility Logistics Engineer

US-GA-Atlanta
ID
1834
# Positions
1
Category
Parcel & Fulfillment Operations

Overview

The Facility Logistics Engineer is responsible for the development and deployment of operational metrics, reporting infrastructures, quality management tools, innovation and processes to optimize the cost and performance for the Atlanta, GA 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 clients, Labor Management System implementation and maintenance, Engineered Labor Standards development and maintenance, warehouse storage consolidation efforts, identifying opportunities for efficiency within our current processes, automation initiatives for future state, and velocity based slotting with simulation software.

Responsibilities

  1. Create updated facility layout diagrams, and also manage and make recommendations on all facility capacity requirements and design/implement solutions to support capacity needs.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Implement and maintain Manhattan Labor Management System, Engineered Labor Standards, and Pay for Performance in facility.
  5. Assist the operations management team with inventory projects and reconciliation, including completing a standard ABC analysis by client as well as velocity slotting techniques.
  6. Interface with Sales and Account Management on pricing solutions to ensure accurate cost and storage layout for new and existing clients.
  7. Oversee new client implementations and deployments go per schedule and that operations teams have necessary platform to achieve required goals and objectives.
  8. Oversee and assist with new client implementations from an operational engineering and project management standpoint. Create and design operational layout, taking into account timelines and overall operational impact to exceed client expectations and ensure a smooth transition within the operation.
  9. Assist with the deployment of lean warehousing initiatives at the facility level, which includes the rollout of progress boards, metrics boards and employee production standards.
  10. Participate and assist with organizing Kaizen Events, which will include coordinating efforts at a facility level.
  11. Lead special projects and all other tasks as assigned.
  12. Travel may be necessary on a 10% basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Y or N?     No

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field, and a minimum 5 - 10 years industrial engineering experience within the 3PL fulfillment industry. 
  • Strong analytical skills and structured problem solving skills.
  • Expert in MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and AutoCAD.
  • Proficient with WMS systems.
  • Proficient with LMS systems.
  • Must be a team player with a strong work ethic, as well as excellent people and organizational skills.

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