Sr. Industrial Engineer - VF Corporation


: $87,660.00 - $125,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Job Description

VF Corporation has opened a new Distribution Center in Jonestown, Pennsylvania in July 2018. We re creating more than 175 new jobs over the next two years to distribute our Vans and The North Face brands. You can access all VF job openings in Jonestown at /careers

VF is committed to delivering innovative products and experiences to consumers. As one of the world s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, we re proud of our socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning geographies, product categories and distribution channels. With 119 years of experience transforming ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace, we constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.

Many of our brands are well-known leaders in their respective categories. Some of them have become iconic. Jonestown associates will primarily be supporting the following VF brands:

  • Vans : The Vans brand has been connecting with youth culture to promote creative self-expression, authenticity and progression for nearly 50 years, while linking the brand s deep roots in action sports with art, music and street culture.
  • The North Face : Expanding from a single storefront in San Francisco, The North Face brand has been revolutionizing outdoor gear and inspiring a global movement of exploration for more than 50 years. The North Face brand delivers an extensive line of outdoor performance apparel, footwear and equipment that pushes the boundaries of innovation.
  • Other VF brands include JanSport and Dickies , among others. Employee discounts on VF apparel and footwear are generous, making it easy for our employees to buy, wear and promote our products.

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    Senior Engineer Distribution (ECDC)

    The primary responsibilities of the Sr. Engineer are to carry-out broad engineering assignments, performing independent evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Prepares recommendations for management and assists in developing plant practices and policies. Solves unusual problems jointly with manufacturing supervision.

    How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Audits and maintains incentive pay program and work measurement by use of accepted analytical techniques to provide adequate earnings opportunities equally to all operators.
  • Develops and applies new methods for more efficient use of available equipment and searches for and evaluates new equipment and systems.
  • Works with production operators on methods and performance.
  • Specifies quality standards and works with quality control to ensure that production levels are maintained without sacrificing quality of the product.
  • Assists line management in solving technical problems.
  • Develops and maintains cost control systems. This includes working with management to institute cost controls or cost reduction projects.
  • Performs these and other functions as needed.

    Skills for Success:

    Years of Related Professional Experience: 8+ years

    Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • A bachelor s degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and email communications
  • Good analytical and mathematical skills
  • Aptitude for systems and systematic work
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Strong interactive skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English and Spanish (written, oral and presentation skills) a plus
  • Knowledge of Distribution systems (Warehouse Management Systems, Labor Management System, and Warehouse Execution Systems)
  • Basic Autocad.

    Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Light travel required (less than 10%)

  • Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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