• Logistics Engineer - Distribution Center

    Location US-CA
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Category
    Engineering
  • Position Description

     At a Glance

     

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Engineer to join the Legrand Corporate Team in Monroe Valley, CA. The successful candidate  applies analytical methods, concepts and tools to understand and predict logistics operations and processes in order to achieve continuous improvement and contain costs. This includes the design and engineering of operational solutions in the areas of distribution management strategy and process management.

     

    What Will You Do?

     

    MAIN JOB DUTIES:

    • Using concepts associated with product slotting, develop and implement warehouse layout and logistics plans, including grouping products and product families to optimize pick productivity and minimize travel time, determining optimum sizing of pick face locations, work balancing to improve material flow and reduce congestion, load building to ensure placement of product that minimizes product damage during packing and good ergonomics to reduce risk of injury. Over time, monitors changes in customer demand and product offerings and modifies slotting to ensure continued efficiency of warehouse layout.
    • Uses analytical methods and a variety of tools to understand, predict and/or improve logistics operations and processes. Assists in the development of policies, guidelines and procedures to ensure quality and cost control.
    • Using knowledge of industrial engineering techniques analyze warehouse processes identify improvement projects to optimize labor, space, accuracy and safety throughout the process. Provides data analysis and root cause identification to prioritize the key logistics projects.
    • Monitors inventory and analyzes requirements in order to develop strategies to achieve desired delivery times and fill rates. Determines logistics and timing of shipments for efficiency improvements.
    • Assume leadership role to maximize use of appropriate features and configurations of warehouse management system. Design and document specifications to modify and enhance system to support productivity, cost, quality and service objectives. Coordinates activities relating to logistics technology for the company. Responsible for data management, analyzing performance, identifying problems and developing recommendations to support logistics based upon data.
    • Manage major projects within the warehouse for capital investments including specifying equipment, updating processes, monitoring installation and training associates to ensure changes are seamless to our customers and achieve desired outcomes.
    • Occasionally oversees work of logistics support personnel.
    • All other duties as required or requested.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills: 

     

    • BA in Business or BS in Engineering 
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in warehouse, distribution center.

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience with new facility start up strongly preferred.
    • Experience with distribution center layout, design and implementation with demonstrated knowledge of product or inventory slotting/profiling to set up and maintain optimum warehouse layout and product location.
    • Knowledge of layout development, selection, specification and procurement of storage and material handling equipment.
    • Knowledge of lean methodology and kaizens.
    • Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities.
    • Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet software and database management.   Extensive experience with warehouse management systems.
    • Good written and verbal communications skills.
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

     

     

    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.

     

    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us

     

     

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

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