Industrial Engineer

adidas group - Spartanburg, SC

Posted 852 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Engineering
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods, Retail, Sporting Goods
  • Employer job ID
    US -6773adi-11
  • Job ID
    3058892

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Purpose:

Responsible for improving productivity and lowering unit cost. Identify and evaluate problems and develop improvements to production, distribution, packaging material usage and methods of operations by using proven Industrial Engineering techniques to reduce unit cost, improve quality and productivity.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Impact on Business:
    • Lower overall unit cost, reduce overall operational cost whether those costs are directly related to the payroll or operational expenses.
    • Increase productivity and efficiency within the warehouse and also improve service to the customers.
    • Improve warehouse management decision-making capability.
    • Ensures facility efficiency and workplace safety.
    • Present and sell recommendations to the Manager of Industrial Engineering and potentially all levels of management.
    • Conduct feasibility studies of various projects to determine the value of an investment and provide an economical justification for capital appropriations.

 

  • Customer/Suppliers/Third Parties:
    • Serve as an outside consultant to the operation making recommendations to the warehouse management team to improve internal and external processes.
    • Interacts with hourly distribution/TFE employees to determine best methods and will also serve as an agent for change within the warehouse.

 

 

  • Innovation and Change:
    • Use proven acceptable engineering techniques and recommend positive change to current and existing processes.
    • Analyze complex processes and recommend positive change.
    • Must interact with all levels of management

 

Key Relationships:

  • Communicate and interact with all levels of the warehouse management team.

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Broad background in Industrial Engineering technology and application.
  • Must be able to identify and evaluate problems and develop improvements to production, packaging material usage and methods of operations by using proven Industrial Engineering techniques.
  • Be able to utilize any recognized industrial engineering techniques effectively and produce tangible results. 
  • Identifying, evaluating, and developing project solutions and recommendations for minimizing total operational costs.
  • Project management skills recommended.
  • Must be able to influence others.
  • Position requires a candidate that has a thorough understanding of work measurement and predetermined time system, such as MOST.
  • Developing and implementing plant direct labor standards for costing, manning, and evaluating performance where required.
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities, such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, relocating work stations and equipment, and purchase of equipment.
  • Performing other special projects or assignments for the Manager of Industrial Engineer.
  • Must be able to stand/sit for extended periods and also lift up to 50 lbs periodically

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:   

  • Candidate should have a degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related field with 2-5 years experience in a distribution center environment.
  • Competency with Excel, Word, Access and MS Project is required.
  • Experience with AutoCad is highly desirable

 

 

Our mission is to be the leading sports brand in the world. adidas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other protected status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  You may have heard us say “Impossible is Nothing” or “Celebrate Originality”; to us, these phrases are more than just words.  If you share this same passion then apply today! 

 


 

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