Senior Manager Industrial Engineering

Nordstrom   •  

Riverside, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 36 days ago

Job Description

Join a dynamic Supply Chain Engineering and Systems team responsible for optimizing Nordstrom's fulfillment and distribution centers.

A day in the life…

  • Build and lead a field organization of team of 10+ direct and indirect industrial engineers, spanning 8M+ sf. Ft of distribution, fulfillment, and warehouse space in North America
  • Develop Industrial Engineering "Center of Excellence" responsible for optimizing processes, establishing standard work and labor standards, executing lean methodologies, discrete simulation, and other classical industrial engineering methodologies
  • Act as a lead engineer, as well as develop team to lead their own facility projects, setting clear goals for results, and timely reviews of key performance measures, to identify potential risks and mitigation plans
  • Identify, develop business case/ROI, for top improvement opportunities and provide the data to gain leadership buy-in and commitment for execution
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed organization, engaging field leaders and teams, HQ leadership, and suppliers to deliver productivity, costs improvements, inventory accuracy and quality using a customer-centric lens

You own this if you have…

  • Undergraduate and/or Graduate degree in Industrial engineering
  • 10+ years of industrial engineering experience leading a group of Industrial engineers
  • LEAN green belt, black belt preferred
  • Experience with automation including conveyor systems, automated storage and retrieval systems, and various sortation systems
  • Prior experience implementing or revising labor standards and labor management programs preferred
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to travel 25-75%