Industrial Engineer & Process Engineer III - IV

FedEx Ground
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  • Post Date: Aug 18, 2019
  • Start Date: 8/18/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Auto req ID: 209157BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Professional
Job Summary

Applies various engineering concepts, practices, and procedures to analyze operational data/methods, identify performance improvement opportunities, and/or implement technology systems that meet business objectives.

Detailed summary in the areas of:

Provides analysis, reporting tools, and engineering support for FedEx field operations to effectively control and/or justify operational costs. Recommends and supports management on development of more effective metrics and tools.

Essential Functions

• Analyzes performance data within engineering.
• Analyzes and documents existing processes. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends solutions to management.
• Researches and analyzes technical or engineering related information independently. Presents improvement recommendations to management.
• Prepares accurate expenditure proposals and/or cost justification analysis independently. Monitors expenditures to ensure spending is applied and within budget guidelines.
• Formulates and presents document research, progress, and results to team members, internal customers, and senior management.
• Applies project management fundamentals and concepts. Creates and publishes progress reports, meeting minutes, field communication memos, and presentations for management review.
• Participates in Control Self Monitoring (CSM) and/or Business Control Self-Assessment (BCSA) process within area of responsibility.
• Mentors and develops critical skill sets in lower level engineers.

Minimum Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical or quantitative degree (e.g. mathematics) required; in addition to Minimum Experience, high school diploma or GED and four (4) years experience in applicable technical area is accepted in lieu of degree.

Preferred disciplines may be needed in the areas of:

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or related field preferred; Master’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration preferred.

Minimum Experience

• Four (4) years experience required in technical area.

Preferred experience may be needed in the areas of:

• Working knowledge of business objects, SAS, and database systems preferred.
• Experience in Industrial Engineering preferred.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

• Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
• Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management.
• Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals.
• Time management and organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects, appropriately prioritize workload, plan for resources to meet deadlines and goals, and respond to day-to-day functional needs.
• Ability to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions.
• Ability to mentor, coach and act as a knowledge resource to other employees.

More specific skills may be needed in the areas of:

• Working knowledge of statistical programming language (e.g., SAS).
• Knowledge of project management concepts and project lifecycle.

Other Job Description Information

This position has 50-75% travel and will provide oversight and management of Lean operational efficiency programs conducted by District staff.

Responsibilities will include:
•Manage, lead, and facilitate Lean events and other operational efficiency efforts aligned with FedEx Ground’s Quality Driven Management framework and strategic deployment.
•Partners with Engineering stakeholders and field operations to develop and execute Lean related programs of identifying inefficiencies through dock observations and employee engagement.
•Supports the training and coaching of district employees in the application of core Lean principles.
•Tracks the status of process efficiencies, cost savings, trainings, and remediation actions.

Preferred qualifications:
• Six Sigma, Lean, QDM or other process improvement methodologies experience or certification
• Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations.
• Knowledge of concepts, practices, regulations, policies and procedures related to field operations.


% of Travel for the Position: 50%-75%
Address: 1000 FedEx Drive
City: Moon Township
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 15108
Domicile Location: P090
EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

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