DXL Group Industrial Engineer in Canton, Massachusetts
GENERAL SUMMARY: This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of industrial engineering activities including facility design, creation and implementation of labor standards, development of standard operating procedures, software to optimize warehouse operations, labor planning, improved process flow, material handling equipment, and capital projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyze workforce utilization, facility layout, operational data such as production costs, process flow charts, and production schedules to determine efficient utilization of workforce and equipment.
Provide recommendations where applicable for process optimization, scheduling, capacity planning, performance measurement, cost feasibility analysis (ROI), and forecasting.
Develop and maintain engineered labor standards for distribution functions.
Improve workflow by recommending modifications with processes, workstations, developing new procedures recommending equipment modifications and purchases.
Implement and train the Distribution Center management team as well as hourly support staff in the proper methods and procedures to ensure that an acceptable level of productivity is sustained.
Test all labor-related improvements to WMi and Labor Management systems to ensure workflow and productivity are efficiently maintained.
Maintain knowledge of best practices in all fulfillment processing methods, trends, and developments in technology and equipment; applies this knowledge to maintain the organization's competitive edge.
Develop and evaluate facility layout changes that will improve productivity and efficiency as needed. Provide cost savings associated with facility layout changes.
Research, develop, and validate savings or ROI from any distribution cost reductions programs and projects.
Develop capital expense budgets for Distribution Center/Facilities. Monitor and track purchases within budget parameters.
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
5+ years' experience as an Industrial Engineer in a distribution or manufacturing environment.
Experience with material handling equipment, conveyor systems, and sortation systems.
Proven track record implementing work measurement programs inclusive of time/motion studies utilizing MTM or equivalent and incentive systems.
Experience with capacity planning and facility layouts in a fast-paced environment.
High level of PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of Microsoft Access and Crystal reports a plus
Must be proficient with AutoCAD.
Knowledge of Manhattan WMi and Labor Management a plus.
Flexibility to work outside the normal work hours as needed for occasional studies.
Ability to manage Capital projects.
Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively with associates, peers, and senior management, both verbally and in writing.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to identify opportunities and challenges, then develop effective plans to address them.
Thorough understanding of ergonomics and applicable industry standards.
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