Distribution Engineer — Dallas, TX or Eudora, AR

Job Summary

The Distribution Engineer designs, develops, installs and continuously evaluates systems for managing and improving the distribution and manufacturing processes associated with SGC Distribution Centers.  This will involve an understanding of labor and machinery utilization, quality control, inventory control, logistics, material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop operational control processes to improve operations safety, quality and performance.
  • Help operation meet and exceed budgeted targets through cost control and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop analytics, reporting tools, dashboards to provide the operations teams the tools they need to successfully execute daily plans.
  • Support innovation throughout the Distribution Center network to help drive long range planning initiatives and goals.
  • Continuously evaluate warehouse production needs and work with warehouse management and supervisors to create labor requirements documents, then create SOPs (standard operating procedures) for each of the departments associated with the process.
  • Continuously evaluate working conditions within each department to find and implement cost reduction, efficiency improvement procedures and layouts.
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization. Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, materials, space and utilities.
  • Convey procedures, methods and recommendations to directors, management, supervision and department personnel to aid in training and understanding.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED Education/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other technical discipline
  • 2 years of experience in one or more of these key functional areas: supply chain management, logistics, transportation management, distribution or procurement functional responsibilities
  • Project management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially MS Excel and Access

Preferred qualifications

  • Lean / Six Sigma experience a plus

Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking – Ability to grasp the underlying concepts in complex information, identify root causes of problems and formulate solutions based on a synthesis of information
  • Information Seeking – Driven by an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people or issues. This involves going beyond routine questions and includes digging or pressing for exact information, resolving discrepancies by asking a series of questions, or conducting less-focused environmental scanning for opportunities for miscellaneous information that may be used in the future.
  • Creativity and Innovation – Tending towards divergent thinking and the propensity to questions existing practices; challenge commonly-held assumptions; originate new or radical alternatives to traditional methods, processes and products, and build on others’ ideas.
  • Learning Agility – Discerning patterns in data, recognizing relationships between concepts, and rapidly applying learning from one context to solve analogous problems in different contexts.
  • Quality Focus – Ensuring that all work in one’s own area of the business, throughout the organization, by vendors, suppliers, etc. is performed with excellence and to high standards for quality and integrity.
  • Initiating Action – Tending to be a self-starter and to take a lead role in improving or enhancing a product or service, avoiding problems, or developing entrepreneurial opportunities. Demonstrating a positive attitude toward getting things done and seeking out additional responsibilities that may go beyond the scope of one’s formal job description.
  • Time Management – Focusing on completing all work tasks in a timely manner while remaining responsive enough to react to competing demands and shifting priorities. Ability to manage multiple responsibilities while being organized, keeping on top of important, time-sensitive tasks and performing all work accurately.

 

**Along with a generous Compensation Package, the company offers an excellent Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, a Defined Contribution Plan (e.g. 401(k)), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, a Flexible Spending Account and Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Location: 304 Superior Dr. Eudora, AR 71640

Phone: 727-397-9611

Email: [email protected]

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