Industrial Engineer - GDC

1st Shift (8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Huntley, IL

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Analyze, review and recommend warehouse efficiency improvements. Focus on building design, interior layout for product storage, picking efficiencies and SAP transactions, setup parameters and reporting. Expansion of technology for measurable inventory accuracy improvements and matrices development for labor tracking. A focus on Lean/Continuous Improvement processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned 

  • Ensure that warehousing processes represent the most efficient methods for maximizing daily billable revenue.
  • Develop monthly reports.
  • Review SAP warehouse setup criteria.
  • Develop and implement material handling continuous improvement strategies that reduce cost.
  • Implement technology advances that improve fill rates and inventory accuracy.
  • Maintains Warehousing performance metrics to identify opportunities for measurable improvements.
  • Review, troubleshoot root causes and develop efficient material handling solutions for quality and damage issues
  • Develop, justify, and support strategic capital projects.
  • Drive outside organizations to meet Weber standards.
  • Develop Lean/continuous improvement processes and culture

Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Good attendance
  • Good communication with all levels
  • Accuracy of all paperwork produced.
  • Follow all customer requirements
  • Maintain professional relationship with customers
  • Ability to input data and create reports in SAP system 
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year College or University; or one to three years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills    
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Have the ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Demonstrate the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, supervisors, associates and general public.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or smell.

Depending on particular assignment, employee may be required to frequently lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds and/or move or push objects weighing in excess of 200 pounds.   Employee may be required to push or pull by exerting a force equal to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and powered industrial trucks. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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