Industrial Engineering Management
Amazon Penn State University
Greater Los Angeles Area
Senior Worldwide Innovation & Design Engineer
Aug 2016 – Present
Greater Seattle Area
Sr. Industrial Engineer
Location Seattle, WA, US
Do you want to be part of an organization that is on the leading edge for operations, supply chain, and fulfillment design? The Amazon Fresh operations team is looking for a proven technical leader with extensive experience designing physical buildings and implementing process improvement projects within the fulfillment and distribution industry. As the Sr. Industrial Engineer, you will work with broad set of stakeholders including operations, engineering, capacity planning and retail to design and develop the next generation Fresh & Pantry FC, while challenging the status quo of existing operations. This position requires a firm understanding of engineering systems, forecasting, cost estimating and process flows in order to successfully complete the design cycle.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to display your skills in the following areas:
Develop a detailed schedule for managing the end-to-end engineering design process.
Engage with vendors to define engineering requirements and procure budgetary quotes.
Create a detailed capital approval plan for new fulfillment centers and use this plan to obtain funding for launching a new fulfillment operation.
Work with stakeholders to build a cross-functional team to execute the operational launch of a new site.
Develop innovative design concepts to improve throughput and labor in Fresh & Pantry FC’s.
Scope and implement next generation automation solutions for Fresh & Pantry FCs.
Our Sr. Industrial Engineers work across the organization to find solutions to complex problems and are expected to innovate on behalf of our customers to ensure these solutions provide a flawless experience. In order to accomplish this, a Sr Industrial Engineer must think strategically and make data driven decisions. You will be driving efforts, both independently and as part of larger project teams and you’ll have a significant impact on this growing business. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and have a consistent track record of delivering results. You must have the experience and capability to create and present documentation for senior executives and align your roadmap with Amazon’s strategic objectives. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. You should be experienced in working with data to analyze root causes, implementing long term solutions and leading teams with advanced analytical, mathematical, and quantitative capabilities.
BA or BS in Industrial Engineering, or equivalent technical field from an accredited university
7+ years in Operations, Design, Engineering or capital project management for a Grocery or Food Service Distribution firm
Demonstrated ability to own projects, think big and influence across all levels of an organization
Excellent communication skills, ability to simplify complex topics for broad audiences
Willingness to travel up to 30%
MBA or Master’s Degree in a related field
Design experience in the grocery industry, with an emphasis on chilled and frozen facility design.
Operations or Industrial Engineering experience in a grocery fulfillment operation
Alternatively, 5+ years’ experience in Material Handling solutions
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