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Sr. Industrial Engineer

Function: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory Planning
Location: , Terre Haute, IN US
Date posted: 4/30/2018 2:43:43 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1044295

Position Summary:

  • Develop strategic operating procedures that support NAD network-wide business objectives in Fulfillment,Transportation & Delivery operation
  • Influence key business partners including Directors and Vice Presidents using critical analysis to gain support for initiatives and solutions that reflect meaningful process improvement
  • Evaluate new or improved operating methods, technology, equipment, facility design and layout
  • Participate in content expert teams, policy/training committees and other task forces
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work with field IE’s and cross functional partners to evaluate major opportunities for process improvement through new or enhanced systems, tools, and methodologies
  • Adept at researching data from various sources (WMS,TMS, Package Tracking, Roadnet, Labor Management,Slot Optimization, Kronos, Labor Management, etc) and translating into meaningful findings in support of firm action plans within various business systems to identify configuration opportunities that will drive operational improvement 
  • Identify and evaluate key performance indicators of process health and stability
  • Use findings to initiate process improvement that support business goals and objectives
  • Work with Fulfillment, transportation and delivery field management to identify opportunities, testing new processes and to execute new procedures
  • Analyze existing policies, procedures, and methods to ensure that methods are accurate and meet business objectives
  • Research trends, opportunities, risks, strengths, weaknesses, and alternatives for new services, equipment, new methods, or technology changes
  • Provide economic analysis and justification


Basic Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Five to eight years experience related to Industrial Engineering, Operations, Management or equivalent experience
  • Familiar with economic evaluation and justification 
  • Experience in delivery operations, warehouse/distribution center, or retail operations, process flow and layout
  • Experience in equipment or technology evaluation 
  • Knowledge of forecasting and staff planning 
  • Knowledge of MTM or other work standards development tools 
  • Ability to operate PC applications including, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word), CAD, simulation and communication tools 
  • Strong math, analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and the ability to conduct meetings and presentations with associates from all levels of management 

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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