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Industrial Engineer

33548

Riverside, NJ, US, 8075

Other
Riverside
Full-Time
On-Site

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
 
For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

 

The DC IE will play a key role in supporting and driving the Warehouse and Labor Management System and continuous improvement in all areas of the operation.  You will be hands-on from your first day participating in workflow efficiency projects, time studies and special projects.  This candidate will use their technical knowledge and skills to design, model, and analyze in order to make the warehouse productive.  This is a great career opportunity for a team player with the ability, enthusiasm and commitment to make a difference in fast-paced, dynamic environment. Examples of task related to this position include but are not limited to LMS & WM systems, fulfilment processes, engineered standards, budgeting, labor, production capacity and staffing models, facility design optimization work such as slotting and profiling, capacity management, material handling system, KPI reporting and operationalizing technology, change management and business process requirements and specification.
 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility of the Industrial Engineer is to provide expertise to the distribution operations in gaining efficiencies.  This is achieved through developing and implementing engineering standards that result in lower cost per unit.  It is also the responsibility of this position to understand internal & external compliances and works with all appropriate parties to ensure conformity.  In addition, the Industrial Engineer will manage any configuration changes needed within the existing Labor and Warehouse Management system to make sure the systems configuration and processes are consistent among the warehouses.

 

Tasks:

  • Maintain the current Labor Management and Slot Info System modules.
  • Establish and maintain Engineering standards to analyze, reduce cost and determine manpower and equipment requirements.
  • Develop labor planning plans based on productivity trends.
  • Identifies documents and establish best practices utilized across the distribution centers through detail gap analysis.
  • Develop and maintain Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) drawings of the distribution centers and other drawings required to support the execution of projects.
  • Initiates cost reductions and cost avoidance by investigating and recommending cost reducing distribution capital equipment or systems.
  • Identify capacity expansion opportunities and complete the associated feasibility studies.
  • Understanding and translating process flows of the new warehouse system into documented procedures.
  • Analyzes cost per unit and thru put data.  Make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Provides recommendations for identifying and mitigating bottlenecks by improving worker efficiency/utilization by restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, and relocating workstations and equipment.
  • Proposes solutions and develops detailed plans for improved methods, procedures and workflow, equipment, layout, and information flows within the distribution center.
  • Conducts feasibility, cost analysis and economic justification for proposed solutions.
  • Develop, document, and communicate SOP’s
  • Support configuration & documentation of the existing Labor and Warehouse Management System and modules.
  • Conducts audits to benchmark current performance and develop strategies for improvements.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities within the distribution centers.
  • Provide Data Analyses to Operations to help improve efficiencies, reduce cost, and improve labor utilization.
  • Perform ergonomic risks analysis on all functions within the distribution center.
  • Evaluates and modifies existing facility layout and designs new layouts by completing throughput analysis and making recommendations for changes.

 

Education:

B.S. in Industrial Engineering/ Logistics and /or equivalent warehouse experience

 

Skills required:

  • 2+ years of experience with Labor Management Systems and Engineered Standards.
  • 2+ years of experience of WMS systems and databases.
  • 2-5 years relevant IE experience or comparable internship/co-op experience in a warehouse distribution center.
  • 2+ years of data analysis.
  • Strong PC skills (Excel, Word, MS Access, SQL, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Math, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think on your feet.
  • To develop and implement recommendations and to perform technical tasks with minimal direction.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple tasks on time and within budget.
  • Strong Interpersonal communication skill in order to collaborate effectively, build team consensus and influence others.
  • Effectively communicate in writing and in person.
  • Ability to understand & develop process flows.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and peers

 

SCHEDULED WORK HOURS:                        Monday- Friday 8:00am -5:00pm

Summary of Position:

The DC IE will play a key role in supporting and driving the Warehouse and Labor Management System and continuous improvement in all areas of the operation.  You will be hands-on from your first day participating in workflow efficiency projects, time studies and special projects.  This candidate will use their technical knowledge and skills to design, model, and analyze in order to make the warehouse productive.  This is a great career opportunity for a team player with the ability, enthusiasm and commitment to make a difference in fast-paced, dynamic environment. Examples of task related to this position include but are not limited to LMS & WM systems, fulfilment processes, engineered standards, budgeting, labor, production capacity and staffing models, facility design optimization work such as slotting and profiling, capacity management, material handling system, KPI reporting and operationalizing technology, change management and business process requirements and specification.
 

 

Responsibilities:

 Primary responsibility of the Industrial Engineer is to provide expertise to the distribution operations in gaining efficiencies.  This is achieved through developing and implementing engineering standards that result in lower cost per unit.  It is also the responsibility of this position to understand internal & external compliances and works with all appropriate parties to ensure conformity.  In addition, the Industrial Engineer will manage any configuration changes needed within the existing Labor and Warehouse Management system to make sure the systems configuration and processes are consistent among the warehouses.

 

Tasks:

  • Maintain the current Labor Management and Slot Info System modules.
  • Establish and maintain Engineering standards to analyze, reduce cost and determine manpower and equipment requirements.
  • Develop labor planning plans based on productivity trends.
  • Identifies documents and establish best practices utilized across the distribution centers through detail gap analysis.
  • Develop and maintain Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) drawings of the distribution centers and other drawings required to support the execution of projects.
  • Initiates cost reductions and cost avoidance by investigating and recommending cost reducing distribution capital equipment or systems.
  • Identify capacity expansion opportunities and complete the associated feasibility studies.
  • Understanding and translating process flows of the new warehouse system into documented procedures.
  • Analyzes cost per unit and thru put data.  Make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Provides recommendations for identifying and mitigating bottlenecks by improving worker efficiency/utilization by restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, and relocating workstations and equipment.
  • Proposes solutions and develops detailed plans for improved methods, procedures and workflow, equipment, layout, and information flows within the distribution center.
  • Conducts feasibility, cost analysis and economic justification for proposed solutions.
  • Develop, document, and communicate SOP’s
  • Support configuration & documentation of the existing Labor and Warehouse Management System and modules.
  • Conducts audits to benchmark current performance and develop strategies for improvements.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities within the distribution centers.
  • Provide Data Analyses to Operations to help improve efficiencies, reduce cost, and improve labor utilization.
  • Perform ergonomic risks analysis on all functions within the distribution center.
  • Evaluates and modifies existing facility layout and designs new layouts by completing throughput analysis and making recommendations for changes.

 

Education:

B.S. in Industrial Engineering/ Logistics and /or equivalent warehouse experience

 

Skills required:

  • 2+ years of experience with Labor Management Systems and Engineered Standards.
  • 2+ years of experience of WMS systems and databases.
  • 2-5 years relevant IE experience or comparable internship/co-op experience in a warehouse distribution center.
  • 2+ years of data analysis.
  • Strong PC skills (Excel, Word, MS Access, SQL, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Math, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think on your feet.
  • To develop and implement recommendations and to perform technical tasks with minimal direction.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple tasks on time and within budget.
  • Strong Interpersonal communication skill in order to collaborate effectively, build team consensus and influence others.
  • Effectively communicate in writing and in person.
  • Ability to understand & develop process flows.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and peers

 

SCHEDULED WORK HOURS: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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