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Process Engineer

Interested in joining a dynamic and growing 3PL as a Process Engineer where lots of engineering challenges await? Our engineering team, based in Hinckley, working on continuous improvements, operational efficiencies and layout, are looking for a motivated and experienced colleague with a strong background in supply chain management. 

 

About the Role

 

How you will contribute

 

  • Facilitate & implement the application of lean and continuous improvement principles.  Apply lean tools, including six sigma, standardized work, 5S, total productive maintenance, pull systems, value stream mapping, etc.
  • Develop plant / process layouts and / or improve existing layouts to maximize efficient use of space, equipment, and labor.
  • Establish and implement work standards through time studies and other accepted methods.
  • Assist the PM and Engineering manager to make informed decisions related to the purchase of equipment, including forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, sweepers/ scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.
  • Recommend new and / or improve existing error proofing methods, technology and processes.
  • Obtain quotes, perform cost analysis, and manage contractors working on various installations and facility construction.
  • Help to track the project capital budget and report ongoing status to Engineering Manager and/or Project Manager.
  • Follow Company policies related to health and safety and environmental procedures.
  • Expected to continuously upgrade knowledge of new technologies applicable to the logistics industry as well as the most current operating “best practices” within syncreon logistics.
  • On time completion of projects.

 

Your Key Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Operations Research or related fields with very strong background in engineering redesign and cost savings initiatives.
  • Experience in solutions design within a logistics/warehousing/manufacturing facility environment.
  • Experience in supporting warehousing contracts with engineering expertise.
  • Experience in packaging and/or innovation.
  • 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. 
  • Hands on experience with supply chain applications such as WMS, TMS, OMS, and SCM.
  • A flexible approach to working hours is a requirement

 

 

Compensation


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organisation. 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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