Automation Senior Process Engineer

Engineering Des Plaines, Illinois


Position Overview

 As a member of the TES team, domiciled at the corporate offices in Des Plaines, IL, this position will support use case development and deployment of innovative solutions across the network.  Key core goal is providing technology based automation solutions that reduce dependency on manual processes at a cost aligned with the customer.  Candidate will work with data from current operations and potential new business to provide vetted solutions to deploy technologies across the network.  Candidate will validate, summarize and provide simulation results and presentations for deployments.  The candidate will be responsible for maintaining reporting of results and provide status update summaries to leadership.  This position will focus on developing CJ Logistics America as a leader in innovation and automation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Proficiently provide statistical analysis of technology options and demonstrate ability to apply results to deploy use cases in E-Comm and warehouse environments.
  • Develop ROI’s and tracking KPI’s for project justifications. Be able to defend integrity of implemented methods and solutions.
  • Develop, implement, and present various reports to support technology deployments.
  • Trend research – other competitors, new technologies and provide the report to C levels.
  • Work cross functionally with stakeholders in Operations, IT, and Corporate TES.
  • Provide presentations to internal, vendor, and customer leadership to report on projects and to propose new projects. Assist the sales force with presentations (RFP’s) of innovative solutions to our existing and potential customers.
  • Prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects of moderate to high complexity with minimal oversite
  • Utilize project plans to set priorities, deliver on project milestones, prepare for contingencies and find solutions to technical barriers and obstacles.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise without supervision.
  • Provide project/process leadership to team problem solving, identifying new project opportunities and guiding the development of the initiatives through engineering, research, and prototyping. Evaluate new technology alternatives as potential solutions to existing problems


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Automation, Business Management, SCM, or equivalents.
  • 1-2 years of experience with data mining analytics, automation or 1-2 years of experience in warehouse setup, pickline, zoning, racking layoutsAll vendor experience a plus.
  • Advanced proficiencies in SQL/data mining analytics, AutoCAD, simulation programs, Office Suite, Smartsheets or similar Project Management software
  • This job operates both in a professional office/distribution environment, and within Logistics Centers across the U.S. with travel - up to 65% (Project based, may qualify for future relocation to project state).


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!
  • Opportunity to drive significant changes in Talent Acquisition with an ability to make an impact across the organization
  • 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 About Statement: 

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.