Job Details - Industrial Engineer - Fountain Valley, CA

Department: Industrial Engineering

Since 1987, Kingston has remained a market leader in memory products. Our hardware fuels the technology the world uses every day. From data centers and laptops to smart and wearable technology and IoT-based devices, Kingston products drive the technology used to live, work and play. At Kingston, we focus on creating an environment where people can come together, work hard and have fun. Our philosophy has been, if we take care of our employees and vendors, they will take care of our customers. This hasn't changed and we believe these values are the key to Kingston's success.

When you join Kingston, you become part of a diverse, hard-working team dedicated to delivering the best products and services to its customers!

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Industrial Engineer is responsible for optimizing and improving processes from warehouse operations, material handling, and final product distribution. The position supports Global Supply Chain Management team to determine standardized works, process throughputs and labor standards in accordance with the most cost-effective ways to use the basic factors of production, people, machines, materials, information, and energy. In parallel, focuses on how to increase productivity at Kingston DC’s and 3PL hubs by applying industrial engineering practices along with data collection, mathematical modeling, system simulations, and advanced technologies.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Defines optimal process flow from receiving, warehousing to distribution processes to meet both internal and external customers’ requirements.
  • Designs layouts and executes final plan with facility engineers based on business strategies and order fulfillment requirements to streamline process flow, allocate proper footprint for process, and reduce travel distance.
  • Establishes best practices and creates work instructions & SOPs to support Kingston DC & 3PL’s daily operations and order fulfillment. Coordinates with oversea counterparts to implement the same standards globally.
  • Conducts studies and provides engineered suggestions to improve process gap among DC’s and 3PL hubs, justify capital investment for new machine and equipment and layout, and achieve maximum productivity in the most cost-effective fashion.
  • Understands WMS and works with SCM team to prioritize material usage following FIFO or other pre-defined business rules.
  • Reviews process and identifies any process improvement initiatives lead to greater results in all areas of Kingston business.
  • Obtains data resides in ERP and database applications to proceed data analysis to aid in financial planning, cost analysis, and inquiries from process stakeholders.
  • Develops methods for tracking and reporting warehouse key performance indicators.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to role.

GUIDELINES (ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS):
  • Between two and five years of related Industrial Engineering experience within the Distribution Center or Fulfillment Center environment.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, along with the ability to follow through with all assignments.
  • Ability to cooperate with others in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with any Warehouse Management systems is a plus.
  • Experience with AutoCAD preferred.
  • Good understanding of continuous improvement and processes.

EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or any STEM degree is preferred.

BENEFITS:

We offer a competitive compensation, health insurance, profit sharing and 401k matching to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • Group healthcare choices that include a 100% employer paid option for employees and eligible dependents to provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A generous 401(K) plan with immediate matching contributions that helps build future financial security through a 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave.
  • On-site gym and free fitness classes to help our employees meet their health goals.
  • Opportunities to give to the community.

Kingston Technology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Kingston Technology, Inc. Human Resources Representative.

All offers of employment where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19. Kingston Technology complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations.

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