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Industrial Engineer

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Join a team of more than 25,000 team members, comprised of our home office and over 215 clubs and 3 distribution centers in 17 states. We're committed to delivering value and convenience to our Members, helping them save every day on everything they need for their family and home. BJ's Wholesale Club offers a collaborative, team-oriented environment where all team members can learn, grow and excel.


Role Summary Responsible for all aspects of Industrial Engineering and process improvements at all Custom Retail Division facilities. Key Relationships All vendors, customers, and team members related to Burris Logistics Supervisory Responsibilities N/A Key Responsibilities Design facilities, processes, and plans utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and personnel to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Design workspace layout using drafting tools, software and computer. Establishes work measurement programs and analyzes work samples to develop standards for labor utilization. Implement engineered labor standards at designated Burris Locations. Plans and oversees layout of distribution centers, cross-docks, consolidation facilities. Conducts observations, time and motion studies and provides recommendations to maximize workflow and spatial utilization. Analyze data and research activities as need to recommend business process. Creates detailed implementation plans for new processes, best practices and ensures facility efficiency and workplace safety. Analyze statistical data for inbound and outbound order volumes for slotting the warehouses optimally and laying out efficient pick paths. Identify and champion improvement opportunities in safety, productivity, cost savings and quality. Manage various process improvement projects. Observe, recommend and implement best practices in all of Burris facilities. Work with Argent Consulting to implement engineered labor standards program for designated Burris locations. Review and evaluate new material handling equipment; provide detailed cost benefit analysis or ROI calculation for the procurement of the same. Identify and document improvements to current Warehouse Management System. Create staffing models for new and existing facilities Read and Draft complex building drawings for new and existing facilities. Work with purchasing systems, establish cycle counting procedures, and lead continuous improvement projects throughout the organization. Work with General Managers, Operations Managers to provide customers with quality service. Implement and support new Supply Chain and lean warehousing initiatives at Burris facilities. Responsible for structuring and leading cross functional projects. Timely & regular attendance is required. Other duties as assigned Education/Experience Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering with 5-7 years of experience or a Masters degree with 3-4 years of experience Specialization or prior experience with focus in Supply Chain/Logistics in a Distribution Center environment APICS certification is a plus Experience in using AutoCad R2000, 2002, or any higher version required. Experience in using Enterprise Resource Planning, Warehouse Management System, and Transportation Management System and other software required Working knowledge in using statistical packages like Arena simulation, SPSS or SAS, slotting packages preferred Knowledge of Inventory Control, demand forecasting techniques, operations. Skills & Qualifications Strong database and MS-Office application skills Ability to communicate well at all levels of the organization Excellent analytical and communication skills Ability to use statistical tools like simulation and other mathematical models on an as needed basis for decision making. Ability to work alone as well as part of a team on various projects Ability to remain calm and focused while prioritizing requests from multiple sources Ability to maintain and ensure confidentiality of team member and company information Accuracy and attention to detail Proficient in computer usage to include email, word processing, spreadsheets Knowledge of computer software and applications Ability to accommodate flexible schedules to meet the needs of the customer to include overtime, nights, weekends and holidays as required Ability to utilize equipment for the job (such as computers, cell phone, copiers, scanners, printers, etc) Ability to relocate Ability to Travel regularly (minimum 25%) Physical Demands/Equipment Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally when in the warehouse conducting work Must be able to sit on an almost continual basis and stand, walk, bend, or squat on an occasional basis in a normal office environment Frequent to continual usage of keyboard and monitor Ability to use drafting tools and/or computer software programs for facility/workspace design Must be able to work in refrigerator conditions, standing for long periods of time to analyze or complete studies on warehouse operations  Must be able to walk for several hours at a time in the warehouse analyzing activities or conducting observations or studies

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  • Job Reference: 705868826-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Location: Rocky Hill, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent