Operations Industrial Engineer

2017-2111
US-IN-Plainfield
Category
Logistics
Type
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Overview

BDA brings the world’s biggest brands to life through promotional merchandise. Fortune 500 companies come to us looking to connect with their consumers on an emotional level. We create three-dimensional advertising that people invite into their homes, offices, cars and classrooms. We let people see, touch, feel, own and interact with a brand in a way no other marketing permits. It’s what we like to call the Power of Merchandise.

We give our team members the creative freedom and foster the entrepreneurial spirit necessary to champion our clients’ branding goals utilizing cutting edge ideas. Our people are our No. 1 asset, and we remain committed to making our company a great place to work for our team and family.

We take great pride in our company culture—one that inspires teamwork, fun and excellence across our organization. We’re energetic people who love what we do—churning out more than 50 million units each year for the world’s most admired brands in a fun, fast paced environment that rewards high achievement.

Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage Fulfillment Projects to Include:  WMS, New Client Onboarding, Consolidating Operations of Acquisitions, and Managing 3PL relationships, International and Domestic
  • Entrepreneurial drive to improve service and grow throughput of operations
  • Continuous improvement
  • Communicate with and educate internal customers on capabilities.
  • Lead successful projects execution to maximize efficient flow of materials and minimize waste.
  • Give clear direction to staff for understanding of project detail and timeline to complete.
  • Monitor projects to meet Quality Assurance and completion deadlines.
  • Keep and maintain project documentation and records.
  • Follow policy and procedures to ensure 99.9% accuracy.
  • Improve area layout and needs as required (equipment/processes)
  • Responsible for developing and adhering to all budgets to run the Materials Organization, such as staffing, temp help, supplies, and Capital Expense.
  • Maintain high expectations of performance for all Materials Operations personnel, while motivating them to high levels of productivity.
  • Interact with BD&A leadership giving input to teams as needed

Any travel involved?  Occasional

Any financial/budgetary responsibility? Expense Budget Responsibility

Strategic planning responsibilities? Managing resources to support business growth

Number of staff reporting to this position:  5-10 or more as needed

Qualifications

Experience Requirements

  • Warehousing, Fulfillment & Distribution Experience
  • Education – 4 Year College Degree preferred
  • Experience in WMS Environment – Oracle preferred
  • PMP or Project Management training preferred
  • Materials Organization Management
  • Staff Leadership and Management
  • P&L, budgeting, and benchmark experience

Job Skills and Traits

  • Excellent Inventory Management Skills in high quantity SKU environment
  • Ability to Manage Fulfillment and Value-Added Processes
  • Understanding of Lean Concepts and Demonstrated use
  • Problem Solving and Analytical Skills required (ability to find ways to meet cost and timeline targets while balancing priorities)
  • Self- starter, high energy, hardworking, driven to exceed goals
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to communicate effectively with cross functional leaders in purchasing, merchandising, and Web development.
  • Skilled in leadership, communication, delegation, and motivation of staff
  • Detail oriented – Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities and critical deadlines
  • Ability to flourish in a high stress environment
  • Works well with deadlines and understanding of hourly measurement of productivity to meet deadlines
  • Maintain accurate records keeping system
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP with WMS

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