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Chewy Program Manager - FC Design in Reno, Nevada

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiring\u0026amp;nbsp;a\u0026amp;nbsp;Program Manager of FC Design to support our North American fulfillment center network.\u0026amp;nbsp; If you are excited about being part of a team that uses big data to drive step function improvement and revolutionize e-commerce fulfillment then this opportunity is for you. Chewy is proud to offer competitive benefits, Leadership Development Programs, Rapid career growth potential, and Employee incentives.\u0026amp;nbsp;\u0026amp;nbsp;

What you\u0026#39;ll do:\u0026amp;nbsp;

  • Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the supply chain network.

  • Manage, design, and implement medium scope integrated automation projects with system elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines and/or robotic work cells.

  • Analyze business \u0026amp;amp; operations requirements to generate supply chain automation concepts, develop and present multiple solution options.

  • Lead system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering the plan, interpreting statuses, and reporting results.

  • Proven technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects.

  • Demonstrated design and/or implementation with integrated automation solutions, such as complex material handling systems, high speed packaging lines, and manufacturing lines.

  • Identify the materials to be handled and determine the throughput and storage requirements.

  • Model flow of materials to be handled and determine the throughput and storage requirements.

  • Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design problems.

  • Identify and communicate needs for design improvements.

  • Specify storage solutions based on cubic space need, product velocity and cycle time goals.

  • Identify \u0026amp;amp; evaluate supply chain automation \u0026amp;amp; robotics technologies and solution providers.

  • Create process requirement and efficient material flows for the supply chain facility layout.

  • Prepare RFPs (Request for Proposal), respond to questions, lead reviews, and compare/ tabulate bids and make vendor recommendations based on technical qualifications.

  • Collaborate effectively across all internal and external stakeholders including vendors, internal engineering team, operations and facility teams.

  • Lead and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout.

  • Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment.

  • Thoroughly document/investigate change requests and provide recommendations.

  • General knowledge of Distribution \u0026amp;amp; Fulfillment operations with understanding of day to day workings and strategic Network planning.

  • Develop cross-functional knowledge of Start-Up team systems, processes, procedures, and tools.

What you\u0026#39;ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or related discipline required.\u0026amp;nbsp; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fulfillment center layout/design with a proven expert level of proficiency in AutoCAD.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading large scale cross functional projects.

  • Minimum of 2 years of systems integration experience.

  • A proven track record of converting simulation model output into real world solutions.

  • Requires good quantitative and analytical skills; this role caters to someone that loves to solve difficult and complex problems.

  • Experienced in MS Office applications, is required

  • Ability to work in both a team environment or independently, and comfortable handling some ambiguity.

  • Able to handle a fast-paced, changing environment workplace

  • Able to meet tight deadlines while supporting various projects

  • Able to communicate clearly and boil down complex topics into clear problem definitions with data-driven recommendations that drive company-wide decisions.\u0026amp;nbsp; This role should be able to easily communicate to a variety of decision makers at all levels from our associates working on projects and executing product moves up to VPs deciding on large scale projects, investments, and building designs.

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