Industrial Engineer

Engineering Des Plaines, Illinois


Position Overview
We currently have an opening in our Engineering Department at our corporate office in Des Plaines, responsible for using business intelligence and insights to drive operational efficiency throughout a nationwide distribution network.  This Industrial Engineer will collaborate with the operations and optimization teams to ensure all productivity issues are identified and resolved appropriately.  Facilitation of projects and initiatives to improve the service performance and cost position of the customer’s business activities. 
Salary: $75K - $90K
Continuous Improvement
  • Use data & statistical tools to create continuous improvement plans (including cost trending and improvement plans)
  • Perform analysis to determine root cause of process barriers, identify sources of inefficiencies, waste or excess costs, and develop recommendations for process improvements
  • Champion and lead improvement projects within a distribution center
  • Partner with leadership to provide training recommendations to operations
Produce analyses and provide information required by operations and the customer 
  • Support new business initiatives and start-up facilities
  • Identify and implement initiatives/projects that reduce costs and improve services to customers
  • Data analysis on items, zoning, picklines, and capacity
  • Facility layout and design as well as modification of existing space
  • Maintain inventory locator system
Required Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering
  • 1-3 years of industrial engineering experience in distribution environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proficiency in SQL, data pulling, data analytics
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Ability to travel to logistics centers as needed (maximum travel of 25% based on project activity)
Personal Qualities
  • Ability to work across a network and effectively interact with a variety of stakeholders
  • Skilled in conveying information in understandable terms at all levels of the organization
  • Objective and resilient when presenting findings and insights
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Pay, Benefits and More: 
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), Life insurance, tuition        assistance, PTO and MORE!
  • Growing company with a performance record that continues to climb!
  • Open-door work environment
  • High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous            improvement is embraced
  • Opportunities for advancement!

CJ Logistics America
CJ Logistics America delivers integrated and multimodal logistics services, connecting every corner of the world via air, sea and land. As a lead logistics partner (LLP), third-party logistics provider (3PL) and supply chain consultant, we help customers leverage supply chain management as a competitive advantage, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service and facilitating growth and change. With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability through growth with customers and communities, we prioritize the wellbeing of the end consumer, our customers and our employees. CJ Logistics America is responsible for the North America region, specializing in solutions for regulated industries such as food and beverage, consumer-packaged goods, healthcare and medical supplies, and tire and automotive.
CJ Logistics America is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, CJ Logistics America participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.