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Industrial Engineer in Des Plaines, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

DSC Logistics is a leader in transforming logistics and supply chain management into a critical business strategy based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking and high-performance operations. DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other dynamic companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) and third-party logistics (3PL) provider, DSC delivers value by reducing total system costs, optimizing business processes, facilitating growth and change, and maximizing the potential of the supply chain. In today’s environment, filled with rapid and unpredictable change, DSC helps customers achieve their goals by being ready for anything!

We currently have an opening in our Engineering Department at our Corporate office in Des Plaines, IL for an Industrial Engineer in our Existing Customer Operations Engineering team. As a member of the engineering team at the corporate office, this position will assist in supporting 40+ distribution centers nationwide. Responsibilities of the Industrial Engineer include:

  • Coach Supervisors and Operators on Best Practices
  • Support new business initiatives and start-up facilities
  • Lead operations improvement projects at individual facilities
  • Offer facility layout and design as well as modification of existing space
  • Data analysis on picklines, capacity, and product
  • Maintain inventory locator system
  • Participate in cross-functional initiatives
  • Develop programs for operational effectiveness using knowledge-based tools
  • Interact with all levels of business professionals

Candidates selected to interview must meet the following minimum requirements for consideration for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering
  • 1-3 years of industrial engineering experience in warehouse and distribution environments
  • Continual improvement mindset and experience with Lean/Six Sigma tools
  • Demonstrated skills in using data to analyze root causes to resolve problems
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Project
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Experience presenting
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Regular travel to logistics centers required (50-60% based on project activity) Monday-Thursday

The salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a market competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement.

DSC Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and relies on the diverse skills, backgrounds and perspectives of our people to drive change, innovation and growth.