Senior Engineer, Distribution Center

Posting Date 3 weeks ago(9/13/2022 12:00 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Less than 10%
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Medical LLC


The Senior Engineer, Distribution serves as the lead representative for operational support: materials handling, new technology, process and data control. This position also fulfills the role of both contributor and independent reviewer of key operational outputs.


• Subject Matter Expert (SME) who defines the needed functionalities for materials handling ie. automated storage, picking solutions and smart conveyors
• Knowledgeable on the Warehouse Management System (WMS) Concepts & Methodologies
• Responsible as the system owner for material handling technology to be implemented or existing capabilities
• Ensures the material handling solutions is integrated with other enterprise systems and platforms ie. WMS, RFID technology
• Knowledge of operations and processes within the Distribution Center
• Reports to Management periodically on the performance of the solutions across the Distribution Centers globally
• Solid understanding of information processing fundamentals and best practices
• Above-average analytical, conceptual and troubleshooting abilities
• Assist with planning facility expansions and modifications
• Review Software Qualifications as needed
• Execute risk assessment as needed and facilitate development and evaluation of risk as it relates to the Distribution Center operations
• Perform work per external and internal quality standards
• Interface with internal and external groups
• Drive continuous improvement efforts through facilitating, leading, and collaborating with cross function teams
• Educate staff as it relates to technical aspects of the material handling and new processes
• May interface internal or 3rd party audits (e.g. FDA, Notified bodies, etc.)


• Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or Supply Chain Management is preferred), or equivalent experience, is required
• 3-5 years of relevant experience in industrial engineering methods and tools, warehouse operations process improvements and efficiencies, and project management concepts in a distribution center environment
• Project management experience
• Previous experience working in a Quality Management System is preferred
• Experience in the WMS (JDA/Blue Yonder) or similar platform
• Strong organizational skills required
• Critical thinking and attention to detail required
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Excellent verbal communication skills and technical writing required

• Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.


Physical Requirements:

• Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk/hear
• Occasionally required to sit
• Occasionally lifts and/or moves more than 100 pounds
• Requires close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception
• Utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers and equipment
• Occasional travel may be required


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