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Supply Chain Engineer

Company: NFI Industries
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Supply Chain Engineer will develop innovative solutions to solve supply chain problems. These initiatives will drive growth, lower cost, improve service and enhance operational effectiveness. The successful candidate will possess excellent technical and leadership skills combined with demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis
  • Maps and documents processes
  • Recommends and implements process improvement
  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design distribution/ transportation operations including staffing, equipment, sizing and layout
  • May assist with inventory analysis
  • Establishes performance measures
  • Assists in communications with internal and external customers to understand business requirements
  • Supports business development and helps create efficient designs and solutions processes
  • Determines efficient utilization of resources by analyzing layouts, labor force, equipment, driver and equipment utilization charts
  • Assists the Engineering and Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions
  • Applies various Lean Six Sigma (LSS) tools


  • Bachelor Degree in an Engineering field of study
  • Master degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in any of the following areas; transportation management, dedicated fleet operations, distribution center management, materials handling, decision support systems and technology.
  • Demonstrated data manipulation skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Experience preparing and presenting oral and written presentations to management and clients
  • Basic knowledge of supply chain technology
  • Well organized with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to learn technical skills quickly
  • Understanding of optimization and/or simulation algorithms
  • Database skills, especially through SQL or Access
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications, MS Project, AutoCAD and Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Inventory Analysis tools
  • Experience with routing and scheduling packages and transportation optimization software
  • Process Mapping
  • Statistical and/or Transportation Analysis Tools
  • Mapping analysis tools and/or Simulation, preferred
  • Visual Basic Admin. (VBA) / Sequential Query Language (SQL)

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of NFI about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at NFI via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of NFI, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by NFI for this position and a valid agreement w

Keywords: NFI Industries, Allentown , Supply Chain Engineer, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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