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Industrial Engineer II

Company: Americold
Location: Springdale
Posted on: September 21, 2022

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 and to Corporate. Drive labor improvement through engineered labor standards, performance incentive roll-out, lean process design and various other continuous improvement initiatives.

Essential Functions:

Identify and drive productivity improvement initiatives through continuous improvement projects
Validate and maintain time-studied standards
Calculate and implement performance incentives
Ensure labor management system is accurate and utilized on-site
Ensure proper change management of projects assigned
Provide training to operations teams on labor management and the 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 which accurately reflect work content of a site
Own 5 Habits and Labor Management system performance improvements for the assigned district


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 and Master's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field
Experience in industrial engineering analysis and labor management standards
Continuous improvement experience and knowledge of CI methodologies required
Experience with the distribution/warehouse/logistics industry preferred
Proficient in RF Scanning and Warehouse Management Systems preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner with little or no supervision
Able to work in a multi-functional team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills required
Strong analytical skills required
Strong time management skills required
Must be self-motivated with high degree of initiative
Willingness to travel 50-75%
Strong computer skills including MS Office; MSD/MOST experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

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
May require travel by automobile and airplane up for business
Requires visits and working at 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 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 management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: Americold, Springdale , Industrial Engineer II, Professions , Springdale, Arkansas

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