Manager - Industrial Engineerat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 21000549
Updated: Apr 27, 2021
Location: Vernon Hills, IL, United States

The Mgr, Industrial Engineer will monitor our current operations and determine more efficient processes. The primary aim of the role is to lead key process, design and improvement efforts, from definition through execution, and deliver positive results. This candidate will possess knowledge of best-in-class operations and provide coaching/training on how to continually improve the existing operations.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Manage and drive Configuration and Distribution center optimization projects: which includes involvement in the purchase of new distribution centers, configuration area expansions, software technology, and optimizing current footprint and layouts 
  • Review production information to understand methods and activities in operations and services. This includes, but is not limited to, production schedules, process flows and engineering specs 
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts through defining standards, analyzing data, identifying opportunities for improvement, developing and implementing process improvements and technological upgrades 
  • Responsible for building relationships and gaining knowledge of supporting departments across locations – purchasing, sales, transportation, distribution, configuration services 
  • Manages development, implementation, and coordination of projects through scheduled reviews, financial analyses and design/status meetings, including development of cost justifications 
  • Responsible for executing analytical evaluations of service delivery and operational activities using various systems, such as Configuration Center management, coworker planning, workforce management, telematics and routing applications 
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for projects related to coworker utilization, equipment, and facility design, and coworker costs and productivity 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree Industrial Engineering or similar field 
  • 6 years of distribution experience 

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in operations management, engineering, performance management, change management
  • Experience with lean warehousing principles, facility layout, and warehouse zoning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including facilitation and presentations
  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight or guidance
  • Ability to manage competing priorities showing adaptability and meeting important deadlines
  • Proficiency with MS Office software including advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Occasional travel is required in support of all distribution centers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering or similar field
  • Experience in project management or process methods (lean, six sigma, quality)
  • Experience with data and reporting tools (SQL, Pyramid, Access)
  • Engineered Standards (Labor Management System) experience
  • Knowledge of simulation tools, SQL, CAD, VBA
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification or familiar with six sigma lean principles or TPM a plus
  • MODAPTS certification
Job Category: Engineering General
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 25%

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