FC Cold Chain Design Program Manager

Chewy Jessup , PA 18434

Posted 2 months ago

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiringu0026nbsp;au0026nbsp;FC Cold Chain Design Program Manager to support our North American fulfillment center network.u0026nbsp; If you are excited about being part of a team that uses big data to drive step function improvement and revolutionize e-commerce fulfillment then this opportunity is for you. Chewy is proud to offer competitive benefits, Leadership Development Programs, Rapid career growth potential, and Employee incentives.u0026nbsp;u0026nbsp;


What You'll Do:u0026nbsp;

  • Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the supply chain network.

  • Manage, design, and implement integrated automation projects with system elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines and/or robotic work cells.

  • Analyze business u0026amp; operations requirements to generate supply chain automation concepts, develop and present multiple solution options.

  • Lead system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering the plan, interpreting statuses, and reporting results.

  • Identify the materials to be handled and determine the throughput and storage requirements.

  • Model flow of materials to be handled and determine throughput and storage requirements.

  • Specify storage solutions based on cubic space need, product velocity, and cycle time goals.

  • Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design and process problems.

  • Identify and communicate needs for design and process improvements.

  • Identify u0026amp; evaluate supply chain automation u0026amp; robotics technologies and solution providers.

  • Create process requirement and efficient material flows for the supply chain facility layout.

  • Prepare RFPs (Request for Proposal), respond to questions, lead reviews, and compare/ tabulate bids and make vendor recommendations based on technical qualifications.

  • Collaborate effectively across all internal and external stakeholders including vendors, internal engineering team, operations and facility teams.

  • Lead and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout.

  • Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment.

  • Thoroughly document/investigate change requests and provide recommendations.

  • Develop cross-functional knowledge of Start-Up team systems, processes, procedures, and tools.


What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or related discipline required.u0026nbsp; Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fulfillment center layout/design.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading large scale cross functional projects.

  • A proven track record of converting simulation model output into real world solutions.

  • Proven technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects.

  • Demonstrated design and/or implementation with integrated automation solutions, such as complex material handling systems, high speed packaging lines, and manufacturing lines.

  • Requires good quantitative and analytical skills; this role caters to someone that loves to solve difficult and complex problems.

  • General knowledge of Distribution u0026amp; Fulfillment operations with understanding of day to day workings and strategic Network planning.

  • Experienced in MS Office applications and an expert level proficiency with AutoCad is required.

  • Ability to work in both a team environment or independently, and comfortable handling ambiguity.u0026nbsp; Passion for reaching out and finding answers on your own.u0026nbsp;

  • Able to handle a fast-paced, changing environment workplace

  • Able to meet tight deadlines while supporting various projects

  • Able to communicate clearly and boil down complex topics into clear problem definitions with data-driven recommendations that drive company-wide decisions.

  • Ability to listen to and understand requirements that are non-technical in nature and turn them into technical specificationsu0026nbsp;

  • Able to easily communicate to a variety of stakeholders, at all levels, from our associates working on projects and executing product moves up to VPs deciding on large scale projects, investments, and building designs.

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