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DC Engineer - Joliet, IL

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Home Depot Joliet , IL 60432

Posted 4 months ago

POSITION PURPOSE:

A Supply Chain Engineer supports process improvement and task-out projects for the distribution centers, typically related to cost out and productivity. An Engineer may perform operational analysis, process improvement, facility and capacity planning, and project management. Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, possesses excellent communication skills, works well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions within the Supply Chain organization.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 40% Conducts time studies, performs zero base analysis, rate analysis, network analysis, statistical analysis, flow path analysis and related supply chain analysis.
  • 25% Identifies Logistics process improvement opportunities through competitive analysis, and critical thinking. Supports and/or leads cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects.
  • 25% Develops reports and runs ad hoc queries. Identifies, modifies and develops standard operating procedures to steamline operating processes and training opportunities.
  • 10% Provides facility and capacity planning support for distribution and transportation functions in Logistics.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

Position reports to the Manager Logistics

This role has 0-2 direct reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Environment: Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights.

Travel: Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.


Additional Environmental

Job Requirements:

Position is located in a Distribution Center environment. There will be frequent periods of standing required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

Industrial Engineering Degree or other related Engineering Degree

Experience with Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology

Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word and AutoCad.

Experience conducting time studies and the development of engineered performance standards

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.

Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups.

Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem.

Adaptability: Adapts to and embraces change with composure, resilience, and perseverance in the face of constraints, high pressure, and adverse situations.

Cross-functional knowledge: Uses knowledge of functional areas, organizational structure, and key business drivers to support company initiatives and long-term growth strategies, understanding individual and functional impact on the whole organization.

Delivers Results: Demonstrates a clear bias for action and a sense of urgency on priorities. Sets and communicates high standards for achievement.

Process Improvement: Uses Six Sigma, or other process improvement methodology to develop and execute efficient and cost effective solutions to align with the business objectives within the Logistics organization.

Acts Strategically: Knows the contribution of each business unit and function in Logistics to business and project success. Understands and uses financial indicators/metrics to measure the performance of projects.

Drives Excellence: Approaches problems systematically; develops solutions with sustainable and scalable results. Uses sound judgement and makes good decisions in a timely manner.

Excels in Customer Service: Thinks and Acts with a Customer Perspective.

Inspires Achievement: Excites associates about change, by explaining its benefits and the business case.


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Home Depot