This is an industrial and systems engineering position that requires strong technical writing, public speaking and customer service. The cool part about this position is that your work is our main product that our customers are paying for, unlike overhead positions in larger companies. This person will be expected to work with people in the operations and IT departments to map and analyze the current state, diagnose problems, evaluate alternative solutions, provide a clear and concise report that justifies their recommendations, and manage changes to processes, supply chains, systems, facility layouts, equipment and organizational structure.
Candidate must have at least 4 years as an Industrial and Systems Engineer working on the following:
· Facility layout and Capacity planning
· Lean training and facilitation
· Inventory Management and Supply Chain Management
· Distribution experience with warehouse design, material handling equipment specifications, and warehouse management systems.
· Experience with enterprise resource planning systems such as SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage or Oracle.
· Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
· Occasional travel is required
· Strong systems aptitude and knowledge
· BS or Masters in manufacturing engineering or industrial and systems engineering.
· MBA and Sigma/Lean Black Belt and APICS Certification are a plus.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive compensation packages including salary, significant performance bonuses and profit sharing, ample paid time off, and medical coverage for employees and family. This position has high upside because it?s easy to see your monetary and growth contribution from the work you do, and profits are shared based on this performance.
Our Seattle office is on lake Union with a nice water view and a dock for kayaking or paddle boarding, close to restaurants and the Burke Gillman Trail with a shower/changing room for those who exercise during the day, and we have free snacks and fruit for our employees. Candidate will be issued a company credit card for taking clients to lunch and professional activities. We typically spend about half of our time in the office and half at the client sites.
Kocer Consulting and Engineering is a small established Seattle firm on Lake Union with plans for expansion. Manufacturing and Distribution companies call on us when they want to make big changes like doubling in size, selecting and installing new ERP systems, streamlining their supply chain, expanding or launching new sites, or redesigning their operations. We have direct impact on our clients and success and profitability. This position will be assigned the fun and exciting projects that only come around every few years for those that work inside a manufacturing or distribution company.
Our culture is entrepreneurial, supportive and collaborative. We require team players that naturally help one another and are good at moving projects forward by nimbly stepping around or plowing through project road blocks. Continuous education and growth is a core value. We want the best and brightest who can provide leadership, organization and simplicity to disorganized and complex environments. Our clients rely on us to provide thoughtful analysis, innovative recommendations, and organized implementations. Our projects move at a rapid clip and we need someone who has a passion for helping our clients succeed, has strong industrial engineering and project management experience, wants to learn and grow with the company, and is assertive about getting things done in a timely manner. For more information about our company, see our website at www.KocerConsulting.com.