Supply Chain Engineer
Supply Chain
Full Time
Springfield, Tn
1970-01-01

SUMMARY 

The Supply Chain Industrial Engineer serves as a process improvement leader, Material delivery expert, and system designer. The engineer will execute 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 work place layouts using AutoCAD as required
  • Measure current packaging solutions and develop standardized packaging for internally produced components
  • Support PFEP leader with any packaging designs or changes
  • Timely completion of projects and reports
  • Supports business development and helps create efficient designs and solutions processes 
  • Participate as a member of cross-functional teams to improve material flow
  • Develop a continuous improvement environment challenging the norms and seeking alternative ways
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain required; Industrial or Material Handling Engineering preferred
  • 3 – 5 years of Supply Chain experience including packaging, flow definition, layout development, conveying and product handling
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven background knowledge and abilities in 5S, Kanban, and Lean Manufacturing
  • Minimum one year experience in working with manufacturing process improvements
  • 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