1+ months

Director of Solutions Engineering

Kelly Services
Pontiac, MI 48343
**Director of Solutions Engineering Position Available - Greater Pontiac, MI Area**


Kelly Services is currently seeking a Director of Solutions Engineering for one of their top logistics clients in the Greater Pontiac, MI area.

**Job Responsibilities**

+ Responsible for the Customer specific solution design and Best in Class response to Customer Request for Quotations, Contract Renewals, Request for Information and major operational scope Changes requiring the services of the regional COE.

+ Work closely with the nominated SMEs across all disciplines to align the internal and external requirements and deliverables to design, calculate, document, price, respond, present, review and plan the implementation of the customer solutions.

+ Work cross functionally to standardize, and where possible, automate the RFQ response process so that full concentration can be given to designing Optimal Customer solutions.

+ Work to standardize and where possible automate repeating elements of the RFQ response process with tools/templates in order to reduce the burden of the response effort, reduce turnaround time to assist resource concentration on the design phase of the optimal Customer Solutions. Share best practices and models to enhance cross functional knowledge sharing & enhance individual outputs or reduce lead-times.

+ Provide input into Strategic Product Development workshops; provide data driven arguments and assist in detailing requirements to prioritize on-going WMS/Innovation/R&D investments for the future to ensure they are meaningful to our competitiveness.

+ Prioritize the workload for the supporting Engineering and IT SMEs to determine solution and lead-time feasibility, work closely with the Bid Managers and COE lead to provide monthly workload visibility.

+ Work with regional leads to present Operational, Technical, and Analytical information in customer and internal workshops as required.

+ Participate in departmental budget and manpower planning as well as strategic planning initiatives as required.

+ Manage/monitor accepted bids through implementation and assist in launch transition.


+ Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline

+ Experience in engineering and engineering management

+ Previous experience managing a team of engineers and or engineering managers

+ Experience within the Technology industry; preferably in contract logistics, aftersales, kitting, high velocity fulfillment and or reverse/repair & inbound logistics

+ Experience in process planning, manufacturing, logistic concept planning, RFQ engineering, project management and Material Handling Equipment (MHE) calculations.

+ Experience in Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, warehouse design/operations.

+ Experience in utilizing MS Excel, & PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Warehouse Management Systems, and ERP systems.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-12-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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