Industrial Engineer


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Roanoke, Va

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

           Reporting to the Senior Manager of Industrial Engineering, the Industrial Engineer for Global Logistics will design, develop, and implement methods and tools that will increase operational efficiency by eliminating or reducing wastes of time, money, materials, energy, and other resources. This position will identify and select appropriate engineering concepts to execute projects that satisfy internal and external client requirements. The Engineer will serve as a project manager, key change agent, and/or resource to help drive a high-performance process focused organization within the Roanoke Logistics Centre.

Skills / Competencies:

·         Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Science, and/or Technology. (BSIE) Industrial Engineering is highly preferred.  MS in IE/IE&M/IE&OR, MBA or other Master's degree desired.

·         5 to 8 years working professional in engineering, process or project management, or continuous improvement environment. Strong knowledge in distribution, logistics, warehouse management, light manufacturing, etc, is required.

·         Strong PC skills required; especially with MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access). CAD, MINITAB, VISIO, or similar is desired.  Prefer formal training and project leadership in the IE field, which may also include Six Sigma, Lean Warehousing, Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Continuous Improvement, or equivalent.

·          3-5 years experience in the development of distribution and manufacturing labor standards either through time studies or pre-determined time standards.

·         Strong financial and quantitative analysis highly preferred.

·         Prior experience in leading teams to maximize employee performance and engagement.

·         5 years experience in project management or structured problem solving methodologies with proven results.

·         Excels in both verbal and written communication, in addition to having very strong presentation skills.

·         Expands the capabilities of the organization by providing a challenging, yet supportive work environment; gets others to participate by asking for and using their input on key issues.

·         Considers the benefits and consequences to the team when taking action; openly shares ideas and information with others; effectively completes work activities with and through others.

·         Periodic US Domestic and International travel may be required.   Estimate <=10%

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