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Senior Design Engineer

Function: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory Planning
Location: Staples Corporate Center, , US
Date posted: 11/17/2017 9:26:17 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1032650
Description
POSITION SUMMARY:
 

Ensures that design solutions are fully integrated and provide predictable deliverables (e.g., throughput).  Leads the evaluation of current designs against standards as well as the research into new opportunities.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
 
  
1.

Manage the design process to develop concept and detailed design recommendations that integrate process, infrastructure and systems, provide flexibility for expansion and can deliver the improvements necessary to support the business.

 
   
2.

Oversee the assessment of current designs against expected metrics and the development of recommendations to bring under-performing designs to goal as well as enhancements to exceed current capabilities.

 
 
 
 
3.

Lead the research into new solutions to expand our current capabilities.  Develop recommendations, including economic justifications and value propositions.

 
   
4.

Develop standards for all material handling components.  Manage the development of specification summaries.  Provide subject matter expertise to others in the Supply Chain, including Procurement, Field IE and Lean Six Sigma resources.

 
 
 
 
5.
Ad hoc assignments as required. 

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS


•             Bachelor’s Degree preferred

•             Minimum of 8 – 10 years of prior related work experience

•             Must be comfortable with 30 % - 50% travel (domestic)

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED


1.            Strong knowledge of material handling equipment solutions and logistics operations.

2.            Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to details.

3.            Candidate must have facilities design experience

4.            Flexible, adaptable team player with demonstrated initiative.

5.            Computer skills including Microsoft Access, Excel and CAD.

6.            Familiar with economic evaluation and justification.


 

Additional Information

 

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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