Supply Chain Engineer
Supply Chain
Full Time
Anderson, Sc
2019-06-03

The Supply Chain Engineer serves as a project manager, process improvement leader, inventory profiling expert, and system designer. They will lead projects that drive enhanced productivity and quality throughout the Supply Chain. The job will require the incumbent to learn and document current processes and systems, develop metrics where none currently exist and implement process changes with operational leaders. This could also require system redesign and implementation. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and implement the overall Supply Chain strategy using EMS/MEP guidelines
  • Determines efficient utilization of resources by analyzing layouts, labor force, equipment, driver and equipment utilization charts
  • Improve Supply Chain processes through application of lean manufacturing techniques to reduce waste, costs and improve quality
  • Perform, analyze, and summarize ergonomic studies as needed
  • Understand and utilize 5S, 7 Waste, VSM, and problem-solving tools
  • Develop and implement effective workplace layouts using AutoCAD as required
  • Timely completion of projects and reports
  • Define and calculate total cost impacts for projects 
  • Supports business development and helps create efficient designs and solutions processes 
  • Troubleshooting and analyzing process and/or equipment performance for improved quality and uptime 
  • Ensure environmental compliance
  • Develop a continuous improvement environment challenging the norms and seeking alternative ways
  • Perform other duties as assigned

*Sponsorship is not available for this role*

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain required
  • 3-5 years of Supply Chain experience including packaging, flow definition, layout development, conveying and product handling
  • Assembly manufacturing experienced required; high volume manufacturing preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience working with limited supervision
  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
  • Strong people skills and ability to influence others
  • Ability to work their way through a complex organizational structure to get things done
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to use engineering tools to optimize flow and perform resource utilization analysis
  • Both a strategic and tactical skillset
  • Experience driving and implementing change
  • Ability to develop and measure KPIs to determine success