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Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer - Distribution/Warehousing Strategy

Medtronic
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Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer - Distribution/Warehousing Strategy

Location:

United States

Requisition #:

210000L5

Post Date:

Jan 12, 2021


**Careers that Change Lives**

SUMMARY: Responsible for developing and implementing Global Distribution Standards and KPIs, drive improvement opportunities through analytics, regional collaboration, and implementation of the latest warehouse automation technologies throughout the Global Distribution network.


+ Provide tactical leadership in all Global Distribution initiatives and standardization activities ensuring first class customer satisfaction through quality, service and cost performance.

+ Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Develop and maintain Global Distribution standard playbook on best practices and collaborate with regions in documenting and sharing distribution excellence ideas.

+ Drive the deployment of a Global KPI dashboard that will provide global warehouse performance visibility, facilitate improvement projects utilizing the performance metrics to identify opportunities.

+ Lead the execution of Enterprise RFP Distribution processes by closely collaborating with the regions and ensuring chosen 3PL partners are able to meet the requirements both at the global and regional level.

+ Support the regions in their local RFPs by providing expertise in 3PL engagement best practices and run should cost models to evaluate provider responses.

+ Conduct workshops for regional partners to build capabilities through hands on training on topics such as Distribution insourcing/outsourcing, technology and automation selection, should-cost modeling, DC/3PL performance management.

+ Support Network Modeling team with analysis on impact to changes on the Global Distribution Network. Help support the development of business cases by performing distribution cost benefit analysis for new distribution networks.

+ Support transportation teams analysis on changes to transportation modes or parcel packaging optimization and its impact on distribution processes and warehouse operations.


**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


+ Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.

+ May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and may manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations.

+ Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems.

+ On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods.

+ May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


+ Bachelors degree required

+ Requires a University Degree and minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience


**Nice to Have**

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

Deep knowledge and expertise of distribution and warehousing concepts, 3PL engagement best-practices, DC/ 3PL performance management, solution design and should-cost model. Experience in developing requirements supporting RFP process and selection of logistics service providers. Prior experience in selecting and implementing warehousing automation and robotics is a must.

Bachelors degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year College or university, MBA is a plus and a minimum of ten (10) years relevant Distribution (warehousing) and supply chain experience. A significant amount of experience in change management driving global operational excellence.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:


+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Excellent leadership and mentoring skills.

+ Broad background and experience in Warehousing and Distribution (preferably medical devices). In depth understanding of operations administration functions including finance, IT, quality, and regulatory, among others.


**Remote Setup at Discretion of Manager**


**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


Physical Job Requirements


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Posted: 2021-01-14 Expires: 2021-03-28
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