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Industrial Engineer II

Company: Americold
Location: Bloomingdale
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


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.


Primary Responsibility:Provide engineering and project support to Americold facilities. Drive labor improvement through engineered labor standards, performance-based incentive roll-out, ideate and support the execution and sustainment of continuous improvement initiatives.Essential Functions:• Identify and drive productivity improvement initiatives through continuous improvement projects• Develop, validate, and maintain time-studied standards• Calculate and implement performance incentives• Ensure proper change management to sustain assigned projects• Provide training to operations teams on labor management and associated systems• Evaluate and make recommendations for process improvements• 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.• Assist with improving productivity and reducing costs• Ability to create scheduling tools to capture work content • Own 5 Habits and labor management system performance improvements


Qualifications & Experience:• Bachelor's degree or higher in Industrial Engineering or equivalent degree such as Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Logistics is required• 3+ years of work experience in Industrial Engineering or combined equivalent experience with a master's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field• Experience in developing engineered labor standards• Continuous improvement experience and knowledge of CI methodologies required• Experience within the distribution/warehouse/logistics industry preferred• Proficient in RF Scanning and Warehouse Management Systems preferred• Experience in semi and fully automated material handling systems a plusKnowledge & Employment Standards:• Knowledge of distribution center/logistics concepts - understanding of warehousing best practices • Ability to drive decision making through data and relevant business metrics• Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner with little or no supervision• Excellent verbal and written communication skills• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross functionally• Must be able to utilize problem solving techniques to identify root causes of failures and solutions to meet targets• Strong business planning and analytical skills including market intelligence, metrics, financial and analysis• Ability to manage project portfolio of varying priorities and impact value• Must be self-motivated and self-directing• Strong computer skills including SQL, Power B.I, MS Office and MSD/MOST experience preferred• Willingness to travel 50 - 75%Physical Requirements & Abilities:The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job• 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• May require visiting 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• Occasionally works evenings or weekends to complete objectives or to attend meetings• 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 managementAmericold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerEOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

Keywords: Americold, Savannah , Industrial Engineer II, Engineering , Bloomingdale, Georgia

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