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Lead Industrial Engineer

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that cutting-edge technology drives our success and we want to put you behind the wheel. As the Lead Industrial Engineer, you will travel frequently to sites throughout the US and be responsible for facility layout and design, manpower planning and project management to support implementations for aerospace and automotive customers. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career you can be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Conduct root cause analysis of labor and/or process inefficiencies through operational data analysis, pareto, review, time studies, simulation and discussions with operational leadership
  • Identify facility design requirements based on activity levels, product dimensional profiles and product flow and transportation methods
  • Specify material handling and storage equipment solutions
  • Determine startup and ongoing personnel requirements for automation solutions based on activity levels and product profile; identify management and supervisory requirements for operations personnel, determine special skills needed
  • Recognize and specify use of automation where justified
  • Identify office equipment and facility up-fit requirements
  • Create equipment and operating supply lists, and provide purchase requisitions
  • Develop IT equipment (hardware and cabling) requirements based on activity levels and work content
  • Establish tasks and processes required to complete proposed work content

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 years of experience leading engineering teams
  • Experience with PLC and electrical controls of motors, switches, diverters, spirals and conveyors
  • Experience in high-volume operations and distribution-related environments
  • Experience with Lean methodology, AutoCAD, Simulation, 3D modeling and drawing and designing components and parts of systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project), Mini Tab and Six Sigma analysis tools

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering
  • 7 years of full-time industrial engineering experience
  • Third-Party Logistics (3PL) experience
  • Availability to travel 75% of the time or more if needed
  • Extensive experience in quality, engineering, lean manufacturing and work cell manufacturing; ability to identify best practices in a high-volume production environment
  • Experience with analytical tools such as flowcharts, Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, run charts, etc.
  • Experience in an automotive or aerospace distribution or manufacturing environment
  • Project and resource management experience

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Logistics, Engineering, Operations

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