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GEODIS Senior Industrial Engineer - Continuous Improvement in Sparks, Nevada


Primary Duties:

Works with enterprise business units at the operational and corporate level to drive process improvements, identifying compliance to customer service standards and strategies for consistent, repeatable, and flawless execution

Leads the design of cutting edge approaches and solutions utilizing broad knowledge, best practices and benchmarking.

Assists in sales process by visiting potential or existing customers to develop scope of work, operational planning and opportunity assessment

Evaluates, designs and implements new layouts: including storage rack, conveyor, automation, and other material handling solutions for facilities

Implements Continuous Improvement initiatives to help ensure the continuation of streamlined processes them to create a sustainably lean organization

Integrates subject matter knowledge with industry experience, relevant related disciplines, program/process design principles, and business goals and strategy

Leads teams or individuals on project work, to help clients and operators achieve sustainable results

Leads multiple Industrial Engineering projects with minimal oversight

Manages multiple projects and program execution of moderate to high complexity

Understands the organization, client goals, and the reasons behind special practices; articulates linkage between business goals and process behind organization practices.

Analyzes ambiguous problems utilizing demonstrated proficiency of lean tools such as VSM, Standard work, Six Sigma, 5S and other lean tools. Breaks down complex information in a systematic and communicable manner

Proficient in statistical analysis processes and understands how and when to apply them based on the situation and specific needs.

Leads Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, and other Lean events

Owns the facility kaizen and productivity projects; ensuring projects are done according to budget and timelines

Influences others to implement new solutions

Demonstrates application experience of Six Sigma methodology

Willingness to travel regionally up to 50%

Provides guidance and training to Engineers

Other duties as required and assigned


Education & Experience:

Master's degree in Engineering or equivalent

6+ years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience with AutoCAD

Knowledge of conventional time study techniques

3PL warehousing, distribution center or fulfillment experience is preferred

PC proficiency with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint Excel, and Access

Essential Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

Ability to effectively communicate process and technical concepts to a variety of audiences from entry level warehouse employee to executive level

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. The employee may occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered "Essential Functions" and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform "Essential Functions" of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the "Essential Functions".

OHL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.