Distribution Center Engineer
Company: HOME DEPOT USA, INC
Posted on: September 21, 2022
A Supply Chain Engineer supports process improvement and task-out
projects for the distribution centers, typically related to cost
out and productivity. An Engineer may perform operational analysis,
process improvement, facility and capacity planning, and project
management. Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to manage
multiple projects, possesses excellent communication skills, works
well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions
within the Supply Chain organization.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
40%- Conducts time studies, performs zero base analysis, rate
analysis, network analysis, statistical analysis, flow path
analysis and related supply chain analysis.
25%- Identifies Logistics process improvement opportunities through
competitive analysis, and critical thinking. Supports and/or leads
cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects. Reports
and engages senior operational leaders and stakeholders to gain
alignment on implementation plan and success metrics
25%- Develop reports and runs ad hoc queries. Identifies, modifies
and develops standard operating procedures to steamline operating
processes and training opportunities. Support implementation of
completed Kaizen events / process change alignment to local
leadership and provide recommendations for successful transitions.
Lead process improvement initiatives leveraging Lean-Six Sigma.
10%- Provides facility and capacity planning support for
distribution and transportation functions in Logistics.
Nature and Scope:
Reports to Sr Manager Logistics.
This role has no direct reports.
Environmental Job Requirements:
1. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions
would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the
completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a
field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience:
Certifications & Licenses:
Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location
or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light
material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).
Industrial Engineering Degree or other related Engineering
Experience with Lean Six Sigma or other Process Improvement
Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel,
Powerpoint, Project, Word and AutoCad.
Experience conducting time studies and the development of
engineered performance standards
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues
by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root
cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.
Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and
succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts
communication style to the audience by translating and articulating
technical concepts to non-technical groups.
Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in
thinking while developing a solution to a problem.
Adaptability: Adapts to and embraces change with composure,
resilience, and perseverance in the face of constraints, high
pressure, and adverse situations.
Cross-functional knowledge: Uses knowledge of functional areas,
organizational structure, and key business drivers to support
company initiatives and long-term growth strategies, understanding
individual and functional impact on the whole organization.
Delivers Results: Demonstrates a clear bias for action and a sense
of urgency on priorities. Sets and communicates high standards for
Process Improvement: Uses Six Sigma, or other process improvement
methodology to develop and execute efficient and cost effective
solutions to align with the business objectives within the
Logistics organization. Formalize plans to achieve desired results
in a timely manner, individually and in team environments.
Acts Strategically: Knows the contribution of each business unit
and function in Logistics to business and project success.
Understands and uses financial indicators/metrics to measure the
performance of projects.
Drives Excellence: Approaches problems systematically; develops
solutions with sustainable and scalable results. Uses sound
judgement and makes good decisions in a timely manner.
Excels in Customer Service: Thinks and Acts with a Customer
Inspires Achievement: Excites associates about change, by
explaining its benefits and the business case.
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