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Nordstrom Industrial Engineer - Supply Chain - Upper Marlboro, MD in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Job Description

At Nordstrom, we strive for engineering excellence and the Industrial Engineer 2, Supply Chain contributes to that by applying industrial engineering discipline on both established and new processes, systems, and equipment.  This person will partner with our Supply Chain Operations leadership and associates within fulfillment centers (FCs) and Distribution Centers (DCs) and should have industry intelligence to provide creative solutions for process improvement and automation to further simplify work flows and operations.

A day in the life

  • Collects data and performs complex data analysis to understand current state conditions that will be used to drive continuous improvement ideas, capacity analysis, cost/benefit analysis, and change initiatives and projects

  • Leverages continuous improvement methodolo gies (e.g., Lean Six Sigma) to optimize , lead , and provide supply chain solutions for current and future operations for small to medium (<$ 250 k) scope projects

  • Performs time and motion studies, has experience with predetermined time systems (e.g., MOST, MSD, MTM), indirect time, & PF&D . Detects gaps between observed time and labor standards , and develops key insights to improve productivity

  • Leads Standard Work efforts in collaboration with operations and continuous improvement teams

  • Develops knowledge of distribution and fulfillment best practices and engineering standards. Leverages best practices and engineering standards in the development and deployment of solutions

  • Create s and deliver s AutoCAD Layout for moderately scaled space planning and process design

  • Analyze and evaluate methods for optimal operations . Outlines alternatives for processes, equipment, and system design

  • Develop s a level of understanding to work with technical documentation, including architectural, mechanical, electrical and software to assess designs and issues as required , with guidance from supervisor

  • Works with operations, product management, and other business partners to deliver data driven solutions

  • Utilizes project management methodologies to manage medium complexity projects

  • Develop s skills in discrete simulation and capacity analysis

    You own this if you have...

  • Minimum of 3 years’ Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Experience

  • Prior experience with Supply Chain Distribution/Fulfillment (e -C om) environment desired

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • AutoCAD , simulation, and SQL query experience highly desired

  • Strong understanding and application of end-to-end Industrial Engineering discipline, processes, and tools

  • Experience interacting and communicating clearly/concisely with senior leadership

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away

  • Life Insurance and Disability

  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points...

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com .

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About Us

We’re a fast-moving fashion company that started as a shoe store in 1901. This heritage of service is the foundation we’re building on as we provide convenience and true connection for our customers. We empower our people to be innovative, creative and focused on providing the best service to our customers. Through it all, we remain committed to leaving the world better than we found it.

Whether you’re a genius engineer, a phenomenal salesperson or a supply chain pro, we invite you to bring your unique talents and join our team. We reward great work, promote from within and celebrate diversity.

CUSTOMER OBSESSEDWe strive to know our customers better than anyone else. We listen, anticipate, build trust and move with speed to deliver on their needs.

OWNERS AT HEARTWe treat every interaction as an opportunity to make an impact and deliver excellence.

CURIOUS AND EVER CHANGINGWe approach problems with curiosity and create solutions. We unlock potential to be bold, think big and inspire innovation.

HERE TO WINWe’re committed to delivering results, both today and tomorrow. We win as a team by supporting and challenging one another to be better every day.

WE EXTEND OURSELVESWe treat each other with respect and kindness. We do the small things that make a big difference. We create a welcoming environment, helping people feel connected, valued and part of one community.

Come on! Join us!