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Senior Engineering Manager

The Sr. Engineering Manager is responsible for Managing and hiring a site-based team to deploy next generation CAPEX technology in close collaboration with our customer within our existing warehouse operation.

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Lead all new and existing engineering projects such as downtime reduction, cycle time reduction, improved operator efficiency, higher inventory accuracy, labor planning, space planning/optimization, labor management, and order management among other key operational metrics.
  • Provide ongoing development and enhancement of standardized engineering tools and methods.  
  • Participate in departmental budget and manpower planning as well as strategic planning initiatives in close collaboration with the customer and project team. 
  • Oversee maintenance of equipment and facilities while institutionalizing TPM methodology in accordance with company standards.  Manage the project equipment budget and report ongoing status to Project Manager.
  • Perform in-depth calculations & studies for operational analysis within a highly complex warehouse environment with a high degree of weekly variability.
  • Facilitate communication and information exchange to customer for development, validation and engineering project milestones.
  • Develop and maintain execution roadmap(s) for methodologies and tools related to execution efficiency and problem solving methodologies
  • Develop scalable processes and standard work instructions within engineering, distribution/value-added services and operations to ensure site success with meeting operational KPI’s/SLA’s.
  • Work with customer and internal groups (operations, quality, IT, safety, etc.) regarding feasibility and eventual implementation of technical developments as required.
  • Ensure coordination with other departments to develop a unified approach for processing new products or improving existing services of the facility.
  • Manage the engineering budget, develop capital investment plans for technology and expansion of existing capabilities.
  • Lead interviews and evaluation of new engineering candidates/hires, as required and take on responsibility of ongoing training and support for engineering team.
  • Facilitate the application of lean principles and apply lean tools, including standardized work, 5S visual factory, total productive maintenance, pull systems, value stream mapping, etc.
  • Make informed 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.
  • Recommend and implement new and / or improve existing error proofing methods and technology.
  • Obtain quotes, perform cost analysis and manage contractors working on various installations and facility construction.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Your Key Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field of study.  (Master’s preferred).
  • Experience managing engineering projects in excess of $20M
  • Experience in Project Management and managing multiple projects simultaneously with little to no supervision.
  • 2+ years of experience working with robotics/automation equipment within an engineering capacity.
  • 3+ years of management/supervisory experience.
  • Strong organization skills and initiative with the ability to recognize and evaluate problems, determine the best resolutions to the problems, and able to implement solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • 3+ years of advanced MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and PM software such as Visio. 
     

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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