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Industrial Engineering Manager


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


As the Industrial Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for developing labor standards, preparing staffing and efficiency analyses, identifying cost savings opportunities and assisting other programs by estimating cost and prices for each opportunity, preparing proposals and coordinating operational startups. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.  


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Hire, train and develop industrial engineering staff; provide technical support and direction to the plant industrial engineers
  • Develop labor standards, process flow diagrams and job descriptions for both new and existing operations; estimate facility staffing requirements; identify, evaluate and implement productivity improvements
  • Utilize engineering financial expertise to recommend and manage pricing and financial indicators
  • Support development of commercial proposals by providing cost and pricing analyses and estimates for facilities, equipment, staffing and transportation; assist in the preparation of proposals
  • Document processes, systems and job descriptions to facilitate operational startups; provide on-site support as required; analyze ongoing costs, providing comparisons to prior cost and price estimates
  • Select the correct model for receipt, put away, picking and packing solutions; identify storage and picking strategy based on product dims and activity levels; convert contract documents and SOW into work instructions and operating procedures
  • Identify facility design requirements based on activity levels, product envelope, product flow, transportation methods, building layout and power requirements; specify material handling, storage equipment solutions and use of automation where justified
  • Collaborate with IT resources to develop equipment requirements based on activity levels; conduct time study analysis to establish production standards for department processes


What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of operations and distribution-related experience
  • Experience in Lean Methodology and AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma practices and principles

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Advanced degree in Industrial Engineering
  • 5 years of Industrial Engineering experience, including 2 years in a management role
  • Availability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt designation or equivalent coursework
  • Experience with SQL and BI software such as Tableau, Power BI and Data Studio; experience with Visual Basic, VBA, Python, R and C/C++/C#
  • Ability to compose thorough, detailed technical documentation, job aids, procedure manuals, etc. 
  • Shop floor supervisory experience, especially in manufacturing support operations (Kanban, Subassemblies, PFEP, Lineside Delivery, Metering/Sequencing, Just-in-Time)
  • Ability to use AutoCAD to quickly draft, modify and produce detailed facility layouts
  • Expertise in procurement systems, portals and processes


Be part of something big.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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