Tech Data - US Industrial Engineer in Suwanee, Georgia

The primary objective of this position is to drive cost improvements in our distribution operations through improved methods, systems, capital investments and process in the physical distribution of products. Provides industrial and process engineering to support our domestic Logistics Centers and Configuration & Integration Operations. Is accountable for engineering support including budgets, layout, design, space planning, material handling/equipment specification and associated process design and documentation. Provides engineering support for all safety and ergonomic engineering of all operations as well as process evaluation and improvement.

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  • Conducts work/method studies and develops appropriate reporting and recommendations(including time studies).

  • Develops, documents and implements improved work methods, processes and procedures.

  • Develops, documents and implements engineered productivity and work standards.

  • Performs capacity and utilization analysis and planning for Logistics Centers.

  • Conducts ergonomic and safety engineering studies for all processes and activities.

  • Assesses facility and workstation layout, design, equipment selection, space utilization and planning.

  • Develop cost/benefit analysis, as well as detailed justification for projects and programs.

  • Actively participates in cross functional projects with management, customers and other departments to improve quality and productivity.

  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements, recommendations and implementations.

  • Applies LEAN methodologies to identify, support and lead process variation, continuous improvement and waste reduction projects.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

  • Meets attendance and punctuality standards.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.

  • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.

  • Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information.

  • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.

  • Able to create and conduct formal presentations.

  • Able to execute instructions and to request clarification when needed.

  • Able to exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns and feelings of others.

  • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.

  • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.

  • Able to negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.

  • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology.

  • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Able to use relevant computer system applications at an intermediate level.

  • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas and be assertive.

  • Possess strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills.

  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.

  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Previous Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in a logistics/supply chain engineering role, plus labor standards experience; five (5) years preferred.


  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. O

  • Other education/certifications: Basic Lean, Six Sigma knowledge or other process improvement certification

Requisition Number: 2017-17814

Weekly Work Hours (# of hours): 40

Shift (8-5,11-8, 1st, 2nd, etc.): 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Travel Required: 20%

Relocation Assistance Available: No

Working Time: Full-Time

External Company Name: Tech Data Corporation

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