Industrial Engineer Manager

2017-2113
US-IN-Plainfield
Category
Logistics
Type
Hidden (26804)

Overview

About BDA:

Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, LLC (BDA), the nation's first and only Merchandise Agency™, provides marketing services and customized branded merchandise to Fortune 1000 enterprises, major sports leagues and global entertainment holding companies. Clients come to BDA to extend their reach through custom branded merchandise campaigns, integrated eCommerce marketing, and sports and entertainment sponsorship activation. Global brands such as AT&T, Bank of America, Dell, Johnson & Johnson, ExxonMobil, FedEx and Major League Baseball are but a few of the household names that rely on BDA to bring their marketing campaigns to life through merchandise. BDA attained the coveted Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) certification in 2008 and launched the non-profit Quality Control Assurance (QCA) organization in support of the industry’s advanced quality assurance practices for importing products overseas. For more information on the power of merchandise, visit www.bdainc.com.

Responsibilities

  • Optimize current processes within the distribution center through the development and implementation of improved procedures, systems, and equipment.
  • Develop cost benefit analyses and financial models to support the distribution center's requirements, designs, and alternative selections to existing systems.
  • Act as the primary contact for material handling equipment vendors with regard to on-site issues and their equipment and systems.
  • Interact with the Operations Manager to develop the distribution center's capital and expense budgets.
  • Develop and maintain labor standards and the productivity monitoring system for the distribution center.
  • Perform time studies to support production standards.
  • Manage capital improvement projects and the development of estimates for the equipment, systems, and personnel needed to complete various projects.
  • Assist with the preparation of job performance instructions. 
  • Research ergonomic and safety issues in the facility; make improvements as needed.
  • Provide technical support to the Operations and Information Services groups located in the distribution center.
  • Maintain the distribution center's layout, plans, and drawings.
  • Develop various conceptual, alternative, and installation drawings.
  • Maintain high expectations of performance for all Operations associates, while motivating them to high levels of productivity.
  • Interact with BD&A leadership giving input to teams as needed.
  • Special projects as requested by the Operations Manager.

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. 1 or more as needed

Qualifications

Experience Requirements

  • Education – 4 Year College Degree in Industrial Engineering preferred
  • PMP or Project Management training preferred
  • Experience in WMS Environment – Oracle preferred
  • Experience in Warehouse Productivity in Fulfillment & Distribution Operation
  • Process Layout and Design Experience
  • Materials Organization Management
  • Proven Staff Leadership and Management
  • P&L, budgeting, and benchmark experience
  • Demonstrated and proven results
  • Demonstrated Teamwork

Job Skills and Traits

  • Excellent Inventory Management Skills in high quantity of SKU’s environment
  • 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 hourly staff and BDA leadership team
  • 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.
  • Proven ability to deal effectively with “internal” customers
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Maintain accurate records keeping system
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP with WMS

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