SENIOR INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER

Location: ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Our client, the largest provider of temperature controlled warehousing and distribution services in the US, is seeking a Senior Industrial Engineer to join our Industrial Engineering team at their Corporate Office located in Atlanta, GA (Sandy Springs).
Primary Responsibility: Implement Industrial Engineering methods and techniques to improve facility operations through better labor management practices.
Essential Functions include:
  • Lead the implementation, standardization and deployment of the companys Workforce Management system.
  • Coach functional and operational leadership and staff on use of WFM tools, methods and applications.
  • Apply IE skills and methodologies to opportunities that reduce costs, improve efficiency, and quality without negatively impacting service levels.
  • Direct studies in operations to maximize work flow and spatial utilization.
  • Conduct a hands-on review of SOPs at facility level to ensure compliance with all processes.
  • Partner with Regional VPs and General Managers to support site improvements in labor management, equipment and automation, facility layout and operations.
  • Serve as business partner on various projects which impact facility operations such as labor incentive policies and utilization.
  • Identify and implement initiatives which improve utilization of assets (facility, labor, equipment etc.)
  • Travel as required by business needs.
  • Manage Standards Pro (MOST) System of labor standards
  • Train/Coach Industrial Engineers as required.
  • Other duties as requested
Experience and Skills
Qualifications & Experience:
Education, Training & Professional Experience:
  • 4 year degree required; Bachelor's degree preferably in Industrial Engineering and a minimum of 5 years experience in related field (engineering, warehousing, distribution, labor standards).
  • Technical skills in industrial engineering, management, quality assurance and costing required.
  • Proficient with AS400, RF Scanning and WMS/WFM systems
  • MOST Certified
  • Proficient with JDA warehouse management system and labor management system
  • Solid computer skills, preferably in a Windows environment (Project, Word, Excel).
Knowledge & Employment Standards:
  • Ability to communicate professionally, both written and verbal with individuals at all levels of the organization, external contacts, customers and potential customers
  • Ability to work in matrix managed environment
  • Demonstrates a results-based leadership style with strong impact and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects and work efforts simultaneously
  • Strong problem analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to organize tasks to accomplish specific goals
  • Ability to write reports and interpret wide variety of data
  • Progressive, flexible and team-oriented approach desired
  • Demonstrates uncompromising level of integrity and code of ethics and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Willingness to travel (heavy travel required – estimated 80%); some international travel may be required.
Physical Requirements & Abilities:
  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
  • Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
  • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
  • Requires frequent travel by automobile and airplane up to 80% of the time
  • Requires visiting facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing
  • Frequently carries loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools
  • Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings
  • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $95,000.00 /year
 
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