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Sr Industrial Engineer

Company: Americold
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:



Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility:

Provide engineering and project support to divisional Americold facilities, Corporate, and engineering team. Drive labor improvement through engineered labor standards, performance incentive roll-out, cost benefit evaluations, work flow analysis, asset utilization, and scheduling optimization. Create pricing models for new or changing business. Provide leadership and training to less-experienced industrial engineers.

Essential Functions:

• Validate and maintain time-studied standards.
• Calculate and implement performance incentives.
• Ensure Red Prairie Work Force Management is accurate and utilized on-site.
• Formally and informally train operations teams on labor management and the associated systems. This includes in-person and remote support.
• Evaluate material handling equipment requirements as needed.
• Keep abreast of the latest technology in warehousing and evaluate for applications.
• Develop project scopes, specifications and estimates as needed.
• Drive productivity improvements and reducing costs.
• Ability to create scheduling tools which accurately reflect work content of a site
• Lead and execute continuous improvement projects
• Drive the Americold Operating System labor initiatives.
• Create pricing models for new or changing business utilizing engineered standards.
• Provide training for industrial engineers.
• Other duties as requested.

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

• Bachelor's degree or higher in Industrial Engineering or equivalent degree such as Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Logistics is required
• 6+ years of work experience in Industrial Engineering or equivalent
• Continuous Improvement and PMO skill required
• Experience with the distribution/warehouse/logistics industry preferred
• Proficient with RF Scanning and Warehouse Management Systems required
• Experienced at providing Engineering support to multiple sites
• Strong analytical skills
• Exposure to leading multisite engineering projects
• Automation experience preferred

Knowledge & Employment Standards:

• Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner with little or no supervision
• Able to work in a multi-functional team environment
• Strong change management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to read and utilize financial data
• Strong interpersonal skills required
• Strong analytical skills required
• Strong time management skills required
• Must be self-motivated with high degree of initiative
• High travel position, up to 75%
• Strong computer skills including MS Office; MSD/MOST experience preferred

Physical Requirements & Abilities:

• Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
• Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
• Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
• Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
• May require travel by automobile and airplane up for business
• May require a visit facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing
• May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
• Requires the use of various electronic tools
• Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
• Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.



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