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Operations Engineer (level DOE)

Doosan Bobcat North America
Gwinner, ND
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The Operations Engineer will develop and implement plans to improve the supply chain network, material flow, parts presentation, and delivery processes in alignment with the regional material and logistic strategies.

Role & Responsibility

Continuous Improvement of Regional Material Flow Processes
  • Define appropriate materials presentation strategy and replenishment methods across the NAO region. 
  • Coordinate the physical set-up of Material Flow layout areas.
  • Establish and monitor metrics relative to the regional supply chain and drive continuous improvement.
  • Create business cases and lead cross-functional project teams to achieve regional impacts
  • Advise regional leadership on container management for improved line-side presentation and material flow/replenishment signaling.
  • Calculate manpower needs for supply chain segments to include new processes for material flow and inventory accuracy.
  • Lead and develop methods for improved inventory accuracy and physical inventory processes.

Communication & Education
  • Assist in training personnel on regional supply chain material flow processes.
  • Provide work instruction to 3rd party logistics providers to ensure that material movement processes are fully functional and aligned.
  • Create and lead process improvement initiatives across the region’s supply chain network.

Streamline Material Delivery
  • Design, prototype, and implement material flow options.
  • Incorporate visual signals into kitting operations.
  • Design and implement an engineered dock door to point-of-use material handling process, including dock door utilization, transport mode, transport path, line side location, and returns cycle and path.
  • Design optimized models for inbound and outbound logistics networks.

Job Requirement

  • Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, safety practices, quality, total preventative maintenance, and facilities layouts.
  • Experience with line and process design, material presentation, and visual management tools.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience; Black Belt certification preferred.
  • Experience using computer-aided design (ie. AutoCAD), and Oracle/SAP/MES (for transactions related to control cycles, material information, tracking, and movements).
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering-Industrial or Supply Chain Management; Equivalent allowed.
  • Experience using Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Minitab, and Project.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in material flow and logistics within Manufacturing/Operations or Supply Chain.
  • 2+ years experience.
  • Less than 10% travel.


As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota


Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years?

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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