Material Flow Engineer

Gwinner, ND
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Mar 25, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
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Material Flow Engineer

Bobcat Company

Located in Gwinner, ND

Job Information

The position objective is to develop and implement plans to improve 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 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 work cross-functionally on allocating resources.
  • Work with Business Unit Supply Chain Leads and Manufacturing Engineers on containter management for improved line-side presentation and material flow, replenishment signaling.
  • Calculate material handling manpower needs for product lines to include new processes for material tracking and inventory accuracy.

Communication & Education
  • Assist in training personnel on regional supply chain material flow processes.
  • Provide work instruction to 3 rd party logistics providers to ensure that material movement processes are fully functional and aligned.

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.

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 preferred; Green 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, Power Point, Minitab, ProE, and Project.
  • Excellent communication, team work, and problem solving skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in material flow and logistics within Manufacturing/Operations or Supply Chain.
  • Less than 10% travel.

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to 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. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota

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