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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr. Industrial Engineer in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

A Senior Industrial Engineer will develop and implement operation process improvement initiatives for our warehouse facilities.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Leads analysis activities that lead to strategic alignment and project scoping to meet business objectives and deliver quantifiable results through process improvement initiatives.

  • Develops and communicates a methodology which leads to continuous process improvement throughout the organization by focusing on the needs of the customer, empowering employees, and optimizing existing activities in the process.

  • The Senior Industrial Engineer will serve as a subject matter expert on labor standards and best practices from Six Sigma, and Lean methodologies.

  • Support the ‘Center of Excellence’ key initiatives and contribute to the C&S Strategic Growth Plan

  • Be adept at retrieving and researching data from various sources (WMS, TMS, Labor Management, Slot Optimization, etc) and translating that data into meaningful information to support action plans.

  • Study and analyze current processes, determine their effectiveness, develop ROI’s and recommend strategies for improvement.

  • Facilitate the sharing of best practices throughout C&S.

  • Support and advocate for continuous improvement by promoting a strong teamwork atmosphere and a community of process improvement leaders

  • Demonstrated experience in distribution with an emphasis on a performance based culture

  • Influence and lead operations team to achieve operational excellence

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Logistics

  • Minimum ten years’ experience in distribution; five years of experience in warehouse distribution preferred.

  • Strong math, analytical, problem solving and project management skills.

  • Prior experience implementing or revising engineered labor standards and labor management systems

  • Experience with distribution center Automation solutions (AGV’s, Sortation, AS/AR, Wearable)

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to lead cross functional teams

  • LEAN Green Belt (Black Belt Preferred), Six Sigma experience

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word and SQL.

  • Ability to travel 50-75 percent of the time regionally

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - An Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

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1st Shift (United States of America)

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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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