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Industrial Engineer
CRANBURY NJ 08512
Category: Retail
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Job code: lhw-e0-89758036

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Industrial Engineer
Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We're making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience. From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization. Position Purpose: The Industrial Engineer will be for our Distribution Center in Cranbury, NJ, and will be responsible for administering the Labor Management and Pay for Performance program, including engineered labor standards, within the assigned region of the DC supply chain network. This position will provide engineering services to the DC network, to include project management, continuous process improvement, and identification of operational cost reductions to optimize the DCs utilization, productivity and efficiency. Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation. Effective verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with emphasis on company interests. Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes and effectively accomplish assigned duties through work of subordinates and/or peers. Demonstrate knowledge of Labor Management and Incentive Programs, including engineered labor standards and Labor Management systems. Quantify the value of continuous improvement opportunities related to process design, flow of materials, facility layout and resource utilization. Collaborate with DC leadership to define, prioritize and execute continuous improvement projects. Provide recommendations for staffing and business forecasts. Display a working knowledge of multi-channel Distribution Center operations (Retail and eCommerce fulfillment). Drive sustainable results via increased floor presence in the Distribution Center and routinely interacting with hourly front-line partners and department supervisors Supervisory Responsibility: No direct reports. Work Environment:While some job duties are performed while seated indoors, some time is spent in a warehouse environment where exposure to heat, cold, dirt, dust, fumes, and/or noise should not be overlooked. A risk of injury may result from following improper safety procedures. QualificationsEducation and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field from a four-year college or university. Minimum 2 years professional experience in industrial engineering, preferably in a retail distribution center environment. An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be substituted. Experience with online eCommerce retail logistics is preferred. Demonstrated ability to perform time motion study of multi-variable processes and/or working in an environment with established labor standards is required. Experience with the development and maintenance of labor management and performance incentive programs is required. Experience with Warehouse Management and Labor Management systems (Manhattan Systems WM and LM for open systems preferred). Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting and influence decision-making processes without direct authority. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required. Prior experience creating and modifying macros in Visual Basic is highly preferred. Expert ability with MS Office (MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, and MS Visio) is highly preferred.

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