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Industrial Engineer - warehouse

Kelly Services
Huntley, IL 60142
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Kelly Engineering Resources is hiring an **Industrial Engineer** with experience and strengths in warehouse, distribution and logistics. This is a direct hire opportunity with distribution center of a manufacturer located in Huntley, IL. This facility ships $1 BIL worth of finished products throughout North American on an annual basis.

In this role, you will be part of the Industrial Engineering team that focuses on introducing processes that increase efficiencies as wells as execution of capital projects. You will report to the Director of Distribution and work as an individual contributor to support distribution, logistics, warehouse personnel, and goals that include how to ship faster or cheaper, how to pick faster or more accurately, how to reduce damaged goods, etc.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities** include the following, other duties may be assigned

+ Ensure that distribution/logistic processes represent the most competitive cost alternative while maintaining acceptable quality levels.

+ Develop warehouse/distribution processes, labor standards, headcount analyses, work instructions, line fixturing and tooling requirements

+ Implement Lean Manufacturing continuous improvement strategies within Operations to improve efficiencies and reduce cost.

+ Develop, justify, and support strategic capital projects.

+ Drive outside organizations and cross-functional teams to meet project goals and objectives.

+ Ensures effective development of product cost structures and standards.

+ Provides oversight for the successful introduction of new products into Operations.

+ Maintains Engineering performance metrics to identify opportunities for measurable improvements.

+ Review production schedules, engineering specifications, process flows, and other information to understand methods and activities in warehouse/distribution setting.

+ Determine best methods for packing, staging, shipping or delivery services, with maximum efficiency.

+ Enact quality control procedures to resolve shipping problems or minimize costs.

+ Work with customers and management to develop standards.

+ Focus on how to get the work done most efficiently, balancing many factorssuch as time, number of workers needed, available technology, actions workers need to take, achieving the end product with no errors, workers' safety, environmental concerns, and cost.

+ Find ways to reduce waste and improve performance, study requirements carefully. Use mathematical methods and/or models to design processes and information systems to meet those requirements most efficiently.

+ Engage in supply chain management to help businesses minimize inventory costs, conduct quality assurance activities to help businesses keep their customer bases satisfied, and work in the growing field of project management as industries across the economy seek to control costs and maximize efficiencies.

**Qualifications of Successful Industrial Engineer**

+ BS in Industrial Engineering or related Engineering degree, required

+ 3+ years Industrial Engineering experience that includes:

+ Industry experience: warehouse, distribution, shipping, or logistics of finished or packaged goods is required

+ Facility layout, process design, time studies

+ Proficiency with any MRP system, prefer SAP

+ Proficiency with AutoCAD or other CAD for layouts.

+ Proficiency with MS Office

+ Record of developing & leading the execution continuous improvement projects, required.

+ Working knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma tools, required, SS Green Belt a plus

+ Interpersonal Qualifications:

+ Ability to communicate at all levels from the warehouse floor to Executive level in order to justify strategies and implement them effectively.

+ Ability to lead cross-functional teams to project completion.

+ Effective problem solver, with ability to utilize analytical techniques to resolve conceptual issues.

+ Ability to shift in approach to developing creative solutions that will result in technology that can provide a technological edge over competition.

+ Ability to work well under compressed time constraints


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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


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Posted: 2022-04-25 Expires: 2022-05-26

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