Tech Data - US

Sr Industrial Engineer

Req Number
Weekly Work Hours
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Travel Required
Relocation Assistance Available
Working Time



The primary objective of this position is to lead and participate in initiatives to improve processes and methods that drive operational excellence.  Performs industrial and process evaluation, improvement and/or re-engineering in support of Logistics Center Operations, Configuration & Integration Operations and related supply chain activities.  Conducts evaluations and analyses on key warehouse operating metrics, such as throughput, capacity, storage types and quantities, etc.   Supports analysis and plans for new business proposals’ effect on Logistics.  Manages network-wide issues like capital spending, equipment utilization, systems and applications.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required


  • Leads engineering projects at the network level as well as at the individual logistics centers.  
  • Provides thought leadership on cross functional projects with   management, customers and other departments to improve quality, productivity and utilization.
  • Maintains consistent practices in   development, documentation and implementation of improved work methods,   processes and procedures. 
  • Ensures consistent practices in the development, documentation and    implementation of engineered productivity and work standards.  
  • Maintains consistent work/method studies and develops appropriate reporting and recommendations.  
  • Applies LEAN methodologies    to identify, support and lead process variation, continuous improvement and    waste reduction projects. 
  • Conducts capacity and utilization analysis for inventory management and allocation planning for the Logistics     Centers and network. 
  • Executes material handling engineering studies to support required specifications, evaluation and selection.  
  • Responsible for ergonomic and safety engineering studies for all processes and activities within the logistics centers.
  • Conducts engineering design/redesign activities for existing facilities, expansions and/or new facilities. 
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Meets attendance & punctuality standards.

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

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 advanced 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 five (5) years relevant experience improving processes and systems in a distribution center environment, as well as operations research and statistics; eight (8) years preferred.



  • Preferred: Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Other education/certifications: Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement certification







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