TES Engineer

Engineering Des Plaines, Illinois Wilmer, Texas


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.  This includes developing and managing deployments of technology and integrating them with upside to throughput, accuracy, and other value added metrics.  Candidate will work with automated MHE, robotics, conveyors, UI, and integrate those processes into WMS within manual warehouses and planning for automated warehouses.  This position will focus on developing CJ Logistics America as a leader in innovation and automation.

·         Develop, implement, and present various reports to support new technologies.

·         Proficiently provide statistical analysis of processes and demonstrate ability to apply results to full pallet, partial pallet and E-com warehouse use cases.  Provide tools to provide accurate workflow analytics.

  • Design and manage implementation of TES technology projects for 3PL customers.

·         Demonstrate ability to provide system integration of technologies.


·         Develop ROI’s and tracking KPI’s for project justifications. Be able to defend integrity of implemented methods and solutions.

  • Utilize data analytics to build simulations– Work with simulation engineer on pre-, active and post- representations of projects.
  • Collaborate with operations management to ensure well thought out workflow solutions that produce planned results that are sustainable.
  • Work cross functionally with Operations, IT, Finance, and Business Development.

·         Provide presentations to technical, 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.


·         The chosen candidate will frequently present and update CJ leadership on improvement projects geared towards reducing annual spend. 

  • Prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects of moderate to high complexity with minimal oversite
  • Utilize project plans to set team priorities, deliver on project milestones, prepare for contingencies and find solutions to technical barriers and obstacles.
  • Manage project controls and updates at both macro and micro levels.  
  • Able to maintain high standards despite pressing deadline ensuring flawless initial execution and sustained adoption.


  • Effectively manage transitions from project to project.



  • Develop and lead project work, ensuring logistics center management achieve sustainable results
  • Act as a solutions SME between TES and Logistics Center management.  Use win-win approach to resolve differing view


·         Undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise without supervision.

·         Understanding of  IT infrastructures relating to automation.

·         Provide project/process leadership to team problem solving, identifying new project opportunities and guiding the development of the initiatives through engineering, research, and prototyping.

  • Research new vendors to provide solutions.  Cultivate vendor relationships to ensure low cost/high value to DSC and customer

       ·     Evaluate new technology alternatives as potential solutions to existing problems


·         Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineering Technology, Automation, Electronics, Engineering Technology, or equivalents

·         1-3 years of experience with warehouse automation, MHE automation or 2-3 years of experience in warehouse setup, pickline, zoning, racking layouts

·         Preferred - Advanced proficiencies in SQL/data mining analytics, AutoCAD, simulation programs, Office Suite



·         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).

·         CJ is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:

Competitive Pay, Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, Retirement Savings opportunities, Learning and development opportunities; Recognition for your contributions

CJ Logistics America
We provide integrated supply chain services for customers around the world, maximizing customer value through continuous improvement and innovation.

CJ Logistics 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 an equal opportunity employer. It is CJ’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.