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Solutions Engineer

SYNCREON is looking for an expereinced Solutiuons ( design) engineer to join our North American Solutiuons Engineering team focused on creating and designing best in class distribution and warehouses solutions for global customers within the Hi-Tech industry/vertical.If you enjoy the challenge of using creativity and proven technical engineering concepts to design and launch 3PL solutions we encourage you to apply today!

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Design and implement supply chain solutions from large scale (geographical optimization) down to small scale (design of processes and lines / stations).
  • Work closely with Business Development/Account Management, Launch and Operational teams to develop and implement solutions to meet the requirements of new and existing business. Support Sales in presenting the solution to the customer through proposals, conference calls and presentations.
  • Facilitate the application of lean principles. Apply lean tools, including; standardized work, 5S visual factory, total productive maintenance, pull systems, value stream mapping, and related methodologies.  Recommend and implement new and/or improve existing error proofing methods and technology.
  • Assist with the ongoing development and enhancement of standardized engineering tools and methods.
  • Direct the implementation of work standards through time studies and other accepted methods.
  • Make informed recommendations and decisions related to the purchase or lease of capital equipment, including; forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, sweepers/scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.  Manage the project engineering equipment budget and report ongoing status to Project Manager and Launch team.
  • Develop concepts for use in formal customer proposals including, but not limited to, process flow diagrams, KPIs and facility layouts in complex cases with support of Engineering team.
  • Prepare and initiate the pricing process by involving the vertical controller at an early stage to align on financial implications, allow ROI analysis, and to review customer specific pricing models to ensure profitability.  Obtain quotes, perform cost analysis and manage contractors working on various installation and facility construction.
  • Participate in interviews and evaluation of new engineering recruits, as required, and take on responsibility of ongoing training and support of these plant and corporate resources.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain, or Operations Research or related fields with a strong background in engineering redesign and cost savings initiatives. APICS, CPIM a plus.
  • Experience in solutions design/development within the warehousing, logistics, supply chain, or industrial engineering services industries.
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required. Knowledge of Excel should include pivot tables and familiarity with common formulas. Proficiency in Access, with thorough knowledge of relational database creation, queries, forms, reports, macros, and functions.  Proficient in using AutoCAD to design functional workings of solutions in 3D and 2D formats.  Strong knowledge and skills in network design/simulation software, e.g. CAST, Supply Chain Guru or equivalent.
  • Ability to conceptualize existing operations and innovative solution designs from provided datasets and determine opportunities for improvements.  Knowledgeable on state-of-the-art technology and supply chain best practices.
  • Ability to be flexible, effective, and productive in a fast-paced, innovative solution development environment with strong communication skills and the ability to work with customers.
  • Ability to travel at 25%.

 

Compensation
syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

 

About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com

 

Note
Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.


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