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Engineering Manager

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Newark, NJ, US, 07101

Company: XPO Logistics

Note: Must reside or be willing to relocate within a commutable distance to High Point, NC.


Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. As the 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

·         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, providing 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 and 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 XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field

·         7 years of operations and distribution-related experience

·         Experience in Lean Mythology and AutoCAD

·         Familiarity with Six Sigma practices and principles

·         Availability to travel up to 50% of the time

It’d be great if you also have:

·         SQL experience

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City