Industrial Engineer
Crate and Barrel - Naperville, IL

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Maximize company sales growth and profitability through process improvement and reengineering, creative problem solving techniques, customer service and teamwork.

Possess a complete understanding of the full job responsibilities of every position within the warehouse.

Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine processes, staff requirements, and production standards.

Provide assistance in testing and evaluating various options.

Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency.

Actively work in each functional area to better understand the scope, difficulty and challenges of each role.

Understand the productivity reporting process within each facility.

Study operations sequence, material flow, functional statements, organization charts, and project information to determine worker functions and responsibilities.

Use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with standards.

Identify information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

Participate in the development and implementation of new software/systems and new operational functions in each warehouse.

Build and maintain accurate labor standards by role/task.

Test the time standards by executing the workload to ensure that they are reasonable and fair.

Evaluate, recommend and implement improvements to the execution of software to eliminate manual processes or reporting gaps.

Support the execution of labor management software (LMS).

Collaborate with the warehouse management team to understand the objectives of each area.

Provide insight and guidance on warehouse staffing needs.

Guide and oversee the workflow of warehouse staff.

Act as project stakeholder when requested/required.

Initiate continuous improvement/lean concept, identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.

Gatekeeper for all process changes within a campus, ensures that Warehouse Management System configuration aligns with all approved process mapping.

Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, capabilities, and project status.

Collaborate with all levels of warehouse management to develop a thorough understanding of productivity/LMS results by discussing these reports with them on a regular basis.

Required Skills

Background in Lean and 6Sigma methodologies.

At least five year of experience in Engineering field.

Familiarity in observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Experience with compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.

Examples of applying statistical methods and performing mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.

Coordination of quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost.

Experience with statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and establish quality and reliability objectives of finished product.

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Required Experience

Bachelor of Science/ Industrial Engineer preferred

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel (must be intermediate level or above) and PowerPoint.

The job description and other aspects of the job listed on this job posting should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job. Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

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Working directly with European ateliers and factories to import their products, Crate and Barrel was among the first retailers to make...