DSV USA

Senior Logistics Engineer – Lawrenceville – USA

Job Overview

Summary

The Sr. Logistics Engineer is responsible for providing design and execution support for projects tied to existing or expanding business implementations in the North American region.  The Sr. Logistics Engineer designs the overall facility layout, storage media, and flow paired with appropriate equipment supporting the Concept of Operations.  The detailed design must meet customer and internal organizational requirements tied to Safety, Quality, and Productivity.  Once approved, the Sr. Logistics Engineer will then manage the physical implementation of the design adhering to scope, timeline, and budget requirements set by the Project Manager.

Essential duties & responsibilities

  • Impeccable attention to operational detail, functional flow, and operational specifications.
  • Analyse workflow including inbound, put away, replenishment, picking, packing, shipping and VAS processes to ensure accuracy and ability to execute
  • Knowledge of the ways various systems interact and how changes in operations, the environment and other conditions will affect outcomes.
  • Ability to design and understand precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.
  • Determine and gain agreement of final design of facility, operating process, equipment type and quantity
  • Ensures all distribution system functionality is configured to optimize performance (e.g., WMS, LMS)
  • Ability to leverage MS Project to plan, schedule, coordinate and problem solve effectively
  • Develop and provide the detailed tasks required for successful implementation to the Project Manager
  • Determine and gain agreement of final design of facility, operating process, equipment type and quantity
  • Identify and procure all necessary capital expense items to support successful launch of operation
Education / Experience
  • Four-year degree is basic requirement (Industrial Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years Logistics/Supply Chain Industry experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in warehousing or industrial design

Skills, knowledge & abilities

Computer Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Vizio, and AutoCad
  • Aptitude for Microsoft Access
  • Knowledge of WMS functionality
Language Skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal), Spanish a plus
  • Interpersonal communication and language skills (e.g., listening to others, speaking to others, reading, writing).
  • Communication (facilitation skills and very mature communication skills to be able to communicate to all levels in the organization).
Other
  • Experience dealing with end users, vendors and clients
  • Experience in 3PL environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Acts as the company representative with vendors and suppliers during project execution
  • Comfortable in different roles, sometimes supporting, sometimes leading

Preferred qualifications

  • Six Sigma / Lean Certifications
  • E-commerce experience including starting up small to large volume warehouses
  • Experience in warehouse automation applications (Pick to Light, Automated Sortation, Voice Pick, conveyor design, etc.)

Work environment

  • Typically warehouse work environment but could include manufacturing and transportation locations
  • Ability to work in a construction environment

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