Continuous Improvement Engineer - Warehousing and Distribution

 Breinigsville, PA

Job ID:
8953
Job Title:
Continuous Improvement Engineer - Warehousing and Distribution
City & State:
Breinigsville, PA
Job Region:
Northeast
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Engineering
Service Offering:
Storage, E-commerce (B2C), Shipper, On-Site Logistics Management
Our client is one of the top 3PL companies in the country and provides advanced logistics capabilities, processes, and solutions via a national network of modern distribution centers managed to precise safety and operational standards. All of their distribution centers blend a sophisticated radio-frequency warehouse management system, a skilled workforce, and refined tracking and management processes to produce extremely high inventory accuracy rates and client satisfaction levels.

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Warehousing and Distribution 
This full-time position will report directly to the Vice President of Operations and will be responsible for designing and managing several key projects and initiatives.

Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities:
  • Methods development & optimization.
  • Efficiency evaluation.
  • Assess and oversee the installation of material handling equipment.
  • Project design and management.
  • Labor standards development.
  • KPI development & measurement.
  • Process improvement.
  • Cost/ benefit analysis.
  • Design and implement Lean warehousing techniques.
  • Productivity improvement.

Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering.
  • 5-7 years of engineering experience in a distribution center environment.
  • Firm understanding of the relationship between labor management and Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of warehouse layout & design techniques.
  • General knowledge of material handling challenges.
  • Ability to design and execute time studies.
  • General supply chain process familiarity including some manufacturing, inbound receiving, storage, retrieval (full pallets, case pick, layer pick), shipping, transportation, etc.  
  • Ability to travel with some frequency.

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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