Industrial Engineer - Supply Chain

Job Locations US-WI-Schofield
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Industrial Engineer will drive continuous improvement throughout the end-to-end Supply Chain process at WSC by analyzing and streamlining business processes to maximize efficiencies and productivity with an effort to reduce costs. This position combines a strong foundation of ERP Systems and Processes with the end-to-end Supply Chain, Quality, and Operations knowledge to develop, improve, and the operations for WSC.


Duties to include (not limited to):

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of ERP System (INFOR-M3).
  • Support the design and development of the Distribution Model and Inventory Management strategies through data and statistical analysis.
  • Support transportation/dispatch team to understand variability and seasonality to plan inbound/outbound volume annually.
  • Strategize on the most effective delivery routes of products to end customers to achieve the lowest landed cost.
  • Design, develop, document, maintain standard work documentation and workflows for system processes and procedures.
  • Optimize warehouse layout, material flow, and inventory management to minimize bottlenecks and maximize throughput.
  • Provide technical/functional support cross-functionally to improve workflow and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Conduct and prepare labor and material cost estimates as required.
  • Participate in product innovation efforts to ensure cost-effective designs.
  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Communicates both horizontally and vertically across the organization.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


A WSC Industrial Engineer will possess and/or demonstrate the ability to:

  • Strong analytical skills, able to synthesize considerable and complex data.
  • Hands-on work with spreadsheets and Process Maps are required in this role.
  • Creatively use modern technology in end to end Supply Chain Planning process.
  • Familiarity with today’s best practice processes and concepts relative to Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Distribution
  • Effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet expected goals on time, with limited direction.
  • Good managerial skills and the ability to make critical decisions and use cost-effective methods in manufacturing process.
  • Enthusiasm and have a positive approach to problem-solving.


Education / Experience:

  • BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or closely related discipline.
  • SQL, PowerBI, Minitab, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access proficiency required.
  • ASQ certification Six Sigma Green Belt desirable but not required.
  • 2+ years of Engineering experience in a Manufacturing or Distribution environment desirable, but not required.


Reports to: Senior Director of Supply Chain

Conclusion:  A WSC Industrial Engineer will exemplify the high standards that have come to be associated with WSC. As an employee cutting across all departments and levels of the organization, the Industrial Engineer will demonstrate communication excellence, politeness, honor, integrity, and the willingness to do what our competition will not.  The maintenance and growth of WSC is every employee’s primary objective.


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