INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER (Distribution Centre / Warehouse) – EE Only – Government Job Vacancies in Kempton Park

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Currently recruiting for a highly talented DC Industrial Engineer to join our team in the Johannesburg Distribution Center.   This position reports to the Engineering Project Manager.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate core processes within the DC operation and integrate them in a unique and creative way to solve business problems.
  • Design and conduct time and motion studies to develop standard work routines; best practises and realistic/measurable productivity expectations.
  • Performing routine audits of systems and operational processes.
  • Advise on improvements of Key Performance Indicators that impacts operations and processes with different stakeholders.
  • Conduct RCA to identify uncommon and everyday issues within DC / Warehouse operations.
  • Perform data analysis to identify opportunities and risks in storage optimisation; material handling and process conformance.
  • Collaborate and communicate the above mentioned with Head of Departments (HODs) and Development team.
  • Capture, design and make recommendations to process flow through risk, security and productivity gap analysis.
  • Develop and maintain work standards and characteristics that promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Design, implement and maintain 5s initiatives across all departments.
  • Develop inhouse forecasting models for packaging, consumables, assets and labour based on volumes and budget.
  • Design, test, and procure equipment for solutions and operational needs
  • Design and modify facility and process drawings using AutoCAD
  • Support continuous improvement projects and initiatives by actively adhering to lean principles, design of experiments (ex: Six Sigma; Simulation design etc.)
  • Assist in identifying facility design requirements based on activity levels, flow and business requirements.
  • Development and construction of tools to aid operations in their day to day activities.
  • Support operational departments in ad-hoc expertise requirements
  • Support Infrastructure Development teams in executing their construction projects; this entails working with and coordinating staff for stock moves, equipment moves, change management, and pushing deadlines
  • Project manage assigned improvement and initiatives from design & order placement to implementation & execution

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • BEng Industrial Engineering degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience within Distribution Centre (DC) / Warehouse operation
  • Project Management experience
  • Must have own reliable car and a valid driving licence
  • Previous experience with WMS systems such as Oracle, Manhattan, Red Prairie, SAP, Highjump or similar is beneficial
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office packages
  • Experience in FMCG and Retail industry beneficial
  • Knowledge of simulations and models advantageous


Should you be interested in this position and meet the above criteria, then please forward your MS Word CV to Tala Brink. (tala at hrlegend dot com)
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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