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Company:  JCrew

Lynchburg, VA, US, 24502

Date:  Nov 27, 2022

Senior Industrial Engineer - Lynchburg, VA

Senior Industrial Engineer
Lynchburg, VA

eCommerce Distribution Center


The Senior Industrial Engineer partners with the operations team to identify and execute solutions that improve the safety, efficiency and accuracy of operations within J. Crew’s DC network. This position reports to the Senior Director of Engineering and Operational Support. This person manages an Industrial Engineer as a direct report whose primary responsibility is to create and maintain engineered labor standards and to configure the Labor Management System


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates proven written and verbal communication skills in the execution of daily correspondence and methods documentation, to supervisors, peers and direct reports throughout the business
  • Demonstrates knowledge of fulfillment processes, material handling equipment and automation
  • Demonstrates knowledge of software technologies such as Warehouse Management Systems, Labor Management Systems, Warehouse Execution Systems and Conveyor/Sortation controls
  • Collaborates with internal and external resources to recommend and implement improvements to safety, processes, work methods, layouts, equipment/automation, work flows and software systems
  • Performs cost/benefit analysis to justify new solutions and changes to processes, work flow or other resources
  • Leads cross-functional teams of internal and external resources to organize and execute large, complex projects
  • Recommends best practices and improvements using lean, six-sigma and 5S methodologies
  • Performs research using data modeling, simulation, mathematical models and statistical data analysis
  • Creates equipment and facility layouts using AutoCAD to improve the efficiency and work flow of operations
  • Assists or leads operational excellence, continuous improvement, work measurement and/or labor management projects as needed
  • Requires travel based on business needs


Education and Experiences:

  • Completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering with 7+ years of relative experience in fulfillment and distribution
  • 5+ years of experience managing large projects
  • Experience working in fulfillment and distribution operating systems
  • Experience working in a retail E-commerce environment is preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
  • Change Management Certification preferred


Skills and abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Experience reading flow charts, schematics and blueprints.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical capabilities
  • Effective PC skills with MS Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, Access, Note, Teams) and AutoCAD.


Physical Requirements:


  • Lift, carry, push, pull, reach, grasp, bend and stoop for up to 8 hours at a time
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Ability to work around moving machinery/equipment
  • Stand for duration of work shift and walk/move continuously
  • Adjust to climate changes; hot and cold extremes may occur in warehouse




We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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