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Operations Process Engineer - Regional (REMOTE)

Company: UNFI
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

PURPOSE:Responsible for the development and implementation of standard operating practices and processes that align with and support minimum performance expectations. Supports DC operations front line leadership to ensure knowledge and understanding of proper and consistent standards application processes. Regional Travel - 40+ weeks per year, minimum of 3 days per week. 100% Remote when not traveling. MUST HAVE: Warehousing Distribution Industrial Engineering experience ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Working with DC leadership and supervision to identify process improvement opportunities. Creating documented work flows of standard processes. Monitoring for maintenance of process discipline. Engaging and Educating Direct Associates, Supervisors and Managers on process improvement and discipline and feedback on current functions and opportunity areas. Working with IE partners to identify areas for improvement and ensure accuracy in standards development. Identifying system and interface opportunities to insure timely and accurate calculation and feedback and removal of obstacles for the end users. Performs other relevant job duties as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education/ Experience/ combination of education training and experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of HS Diploma and experience. Minimum of 5 years' Direct Warehousing Distribution experience. Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Functional understanding of industrial engineering.Excellent engagement skills. Ability to recognize process improvement opportunity in the DC operating environment. Ability to recognize slotting opportunities to support improved selection performance and experience for direct associates. Ability to teach process concepts and disciplines to operations leaders and direct associates. Ability to work effectively with Industrial engineers to measure and incorporate process changes and improvements in the minimum standard expectations. Ability to document SOP's to support effective process development and implementation is a way the is geared towards the end user. Must have exceptional computer skills within stated area of engineering expertise and must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications. Travel to DC's required 40+ weeks per year minimum of 3 days per week. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/ DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday. Stooping, bending, twisting and reaching may be required in completion of job duties. Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled environment. May be exposed to temperatures ranging from 20 degrees to 90 degrees Fahrenheit in DC environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: UNFI, Providence , Operations Process Engineer - Regional (REMOTE), Other , Providence, Rhode Island

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