The Sr Industrial Engineer (IE) will be an essential member of the Supply Chain team and will be responsible for leading key strategic initiatives from planning through implementation. Position will be responsible for managing and driving projects and activities related to distribution and fulfillment network growth and continuous improvement initiatives. Position could possibly sit at Belk Headquarters, Charlotte, NC (requiring weekly travel), or Belk’s Fulfillment Center located outside of Spartanburg, SC or onsite at Belk’s Distribution Center located outside of Columbia, SC.
Bachelors degree and/or equivalent years of experience
Specific Degree: Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, Management Science
§ Masters degree and/or equivalent years of experience
Specific Degree: Masters of Science or Masters of Business Administration
Specific Certifications: Lean or Six Sigma Certification, CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) or PMP (Project Management Professional
Strong understanding and ability to create and analyze productivity metrics, related to both efficiency and throughput of systems.
Thorough understanding of material handling equipment and application, specifically as it relates to a retail distribution environment.
Continuous improvement mindset and professional experience in one or more areas of quality engineering (TQM, Lean, Six Sigma, PDCA, etc.).
Strong financial modeling and financial acumen, related to cost-benefit analysis and proven ability to accurately forecast real-world impact of investments as it relates to retail distribution environment.
Strong communication and presentation skills; able to communicate effectively in various levels of the organization, i.e. large meeting facilitation, written and electronic communications.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, highly analytical and organized.
Advanced computer skills. Experience with: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, Project, Outlook, Visio, Visual Basic, and PowerPoint), SQL, Minitab (or other statistical software), and CAD.