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Solutions Engineer

We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain & logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Support Business Development in winning new business by supporting the identification and costing of effective and timely warehousing and distribution solutions for industry; Technology, Automotive, Retail, FMCG, Ecommerce, Cold Chain, Chemical and Industrial verticals 
  • Lead or support the design of supply chain solutions from large scale (geographical optimization) down to small scale (design of processes and lines/stations) as part of the RFQ process
  • Lead or support in the development of 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, automation practice and simulation outputs
  • Provide leadership for Junior Engineers on projects and delegate workload accordingly in conjunction with Team Lead

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Deputise for Team Lead and provide management to Junior Engineers within the department
  • Lead the design of supply chain solutions from large scale (geographical optimization) down to small scale (design of processes and lines/stations) as part of RFQ process
  • Lead or support in the development of 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
  • Work closely with Business Development/Account Management, Launch and Operational teams as part of the solution development process along with key departments such as Procurement, HR, IT and Security
  • Lead the presenting of technical solutions to customers through proposals, conference calls and presentations in conjunction with account management and the RFQ support groups
  • Develop sold RFQ concepts into fully detailed designs post award as part of the launch process
  • Actively support and when required lead the delivery of the engineering elements of new business launch including the creation of master data, process validation, infrastructure works, onboarding of plant teams and onsite contractor management
  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline or have appropriate work experience
  • Lean and Six Sigma practitioner 
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels 
  • Ability to empathise and understand client’s viewpoint and requirements and act as their champion within engineering function
  • Ability to interpret data and derive solid conclusions from analysis
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables and familiarity with common formulas), Word, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required. Proficient in using AutoCAD to design functional workings of solutions in 3D and 2D formats along with other appropriate software tools
  • Project management exposure and operational experience
  • Change management skills

 

SKILLS

  • Strong communication skills - You are an exceptional listener. You communicate clearly. You write exceptionally well and you speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone.  You’re comfortable on the phone or to groups of people – at any level. You are incredibly tactful when delivering the facts
  • Detail oriented - You pay strong attention to the details as it is one of your core qualities
  • Strong collaborator - You can work independently because you self-manage, with limited direction and guidance, but you also enjoy collaborating across dynamic and multi-cultural teams and are personable, helpful and incredibly organised
  • Results oriented - You are proactive in handling competing priorities and meet your deadlines and commitments; you always demonstrate a “can do” positive attitude
  • Confidentiality - You consider and protect the confidentiality of company data at ALL times
  • Flexibility to travel - You are ready to travel between 80% of the time across the Europe to our operations to perform audits on site
  • Languages - You speak and write fluent English – additional languages are a bonus, in particular Dutch and French

 

Annual Salary Range- $72,600-$113,500 USD

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

 


ABOUT DP WORLD

 

We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 128 business units in 76 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.
 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 110,000 employees from 150 countries is committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.
 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to further broaden our digital vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

 

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.

By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

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 15%.

Compensation
DP World 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 DP World
Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world’s trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally. 

With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103,000 employees spanning 75 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future.

We’re rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses -- Ports and Terminals, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades. The DP World family comprises of syncreon, Imperial and P&O.  

What's more, we're reshaping the future by investing in innovation. From intelligent delivery systems to automated warehouse stacking, we’re at the cutting edge of disruptive technology, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimising disruptions from the factory floor to the customer’s door.

WE MAKE TRADE FLOW
TO CHANGE WHAT'S POSSIBLE FOR EVERYONE

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.


By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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