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IE Specialist II at UPS

IE Specialist II

UPS Burlington, Ontario Full-Time
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Job Description:

UPS Healthcare Canada is hiring an Industrial Engineering Specialist

UPS Healthcare, a Division of UPS, is a Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider offering a wide range of specialized Distribution and Transportation services in the healthcare sector.

Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar organization by focusing on the goal of enabling global commerce. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global Third Party Logistics (3PL) and Transportation provider. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Position Summary

The Industrial Engineering Specialist drives continuous improvement in all areas of the business. You, as an IE Specialist, will work with multiple departments to develop, implement, and deploy operational processes and best practices in facilities across Canada. You will lead the planning and executing of implementations and initiatives that impact single clients in the warehouse, or an entire warehouse. This position will support the Solutions, Operations, Building & Systems Engineering, and Quality departments in special re-engineering or new projects, as necessary.

An ideal candidate is able to work and engage constructively and effectively with peers, co-workers and cross-functional teams. The candidate should be a driven individual who will search for process improvements, be able to convince stakeholders to adopt the changes, and want to see through development and implementation of their solution. The candidate must demonstrate strategic thinking, attention to detail, and is able to communicate complex ideas to audiences of varying ability. Experience with warehouse processes and systems will be considered an asset, but not required.

UPS Healthcare offers a competitive compensation package including:

  • Competitive base salary and pension plan
  • Competitive benefits package including vision, dental, and extended healthcare coverage
  • Career development and progression opportunities across multiple business units and geographies

Key Accountabilities:

  • Identify and quantify cost savings / continuous improvement / innovation projects
  • Perform financial analysis to assemble business cases, cost justifications and requests for appropriation
  • Develop Work Measurement (WMT) standards
  • Utilize AutoCAD LT to develop layout designs to optimize for warehouse process efficiency
  • Implement Continuous Improvement projects to drive increased profitability
  • Identify business needs and pilot new technologies
  • Analyze facility capacity and utilization trends for future planning

Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed individual with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative and verbal reasoning abilities
  • Data management skills including information gathering, research, and analysis
  • Independent and able to work with limited supervision and keen attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of project planning and project management fundamentals
  • MS Office suite including: Excel, Word, Power Point, Project, Visio
  • Advanced Excel capabilities
  • Experience with SQL, VBA data language an asset
  • Creation and analysis of Estimates and Forecasts
  • Fundamental understanding of financial statements (P&L)
  • Experience with 2D CAD software (AutoCAD LT)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Problem solving experience using lean or six sigma methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Healthcare Warehouse distribution operations, processes, and systems
  • Working knowledge of General Warehouse distribution operations, processes, and systems
  • Working knowledge of GMP
  • Ability to coach and develop others

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor Engineering Degree from Canadian Accredited Program or international equivalent
    • Preferred Specializations: Management Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Systems Engineering
    • Other engineering disciplines will be considered
  • Work Experience: 1-2 years required.
    • Logistics / Supply Chain Industry experience preferred

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.


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