Posted on Oct 12, 2019 by ESSCO
The Operations Engineer will work to optimize the overall efficiency of the business, with the primary focus being on Essco's warehousing and logistics performance. They will be responsible for identifying and solving operational problems. The OE will report to the Director of Operations.
This position will manage metrics and perform data analyses to gain useful insights, make decisions, and help to prioritize what areas to focus on improving. Once the priorities are defined, this position will develop project plans, lead the projects, and ensure execution of them until key deliverables are met and performance targets are achieved.
This position will work directly with the warehouse operations team to learn the processes and flow of the facility, identify waste or ways to improve, lead the initiative to gain and maintain 5S in each functional area of the facilities, and use other engineering tools to further improve efficiency, reduce costs, and maintain best-in-class performance for customers.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for learning and understanding all the aspects of Essco's supply chain and identifying ways to improve performance.
Investigate and understand root causes for issues in business operations.
Initiate continuous process improvements to improve operational effectiveness.
Manage warehouse & logistics metrics and perform data analytics for areas that need to improve.
Identify and implement cost optimization and reduction initiatives.
Provide technical support and guidance on operations validation, development and implementation.
Provide engineering support to operations team in achieving business goals.
Support the start-up and integration of new operations projects.
Assist in the development and maintenance of operational standards and procedures.
Learn and utilize 5S and Lean principles and implement systems to maintain those efforts.
Assist with planning and implementation of new WMS system from beginning stages of planning through Go-Live.
Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics Engineering, or similar Engineering field is required.
No prior work experience required, but some in similar capacity to this role is preferred
Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team
Strong attention to detail
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage, vacation time and 401K savings plan
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