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Engineering Manager

Location: Columbus, OH, United States -
Job ID: 1109482
Corporate Positions
Supply Chain
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 8, 2022

Engineer Material Handling Equipment Manager- Engineering

The Manager of Material Handling Systems will support engineering design, calculations and conceptual designs for a variety of material handling solutions. Work closely with Vendors, Operations, Health & Safety, Finance, and Maintenance to ensure the success of a project. Capital planning, tracking, and execution of fiscal year projects with line of sight three to five years out. Complex problem solving, working with cross functional teams, to ensure overall project scope is met and delivered on-time.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understand basics of mechanical systems and processes for various types of conveyor systems, especially high speed sortation systems. Also understand the basics of pneumatic, hydraulic and conveyor electrical controls applications.
  • Participate with project team and client as directed to prepare or edit project specifications and reports.
  • Design system layouts and determine operational requirements so that a detailed system flow can be generated. Perform all required calculations to validate system throughput and workability.
  • Specify and design system demolition and rework pertaining to the possible re-use of existing equipment.
  • Able to read/review structural support steel layouts and related calculations.
  • Lead mechanical start-up, debug and testing activities and provide system review and punch-listing.
  • Produce, or review and approve system as-built/as-installed drawings.
  • Perform and manage field checking of existing equipment, sites and facilities.
  • Must be able to travel and accept field assignments to promote project success.
  • Responsible for completion of assigned project deliverables as it relates to cost and schedule.
  • Provide project scheduling input for conveyor systems implementation.
  • Track and communicate project status, both internally and externally.
  • Preparing estimates and budgets for proposed MHE solutions.
  • Completing regulatory documents concerning safety issues

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Must have the following skill sets -
    • Project Management
    • Communication
    • Decision Making
    • Tasks Delegation
    • Installation of large MHE projects
    • Innovative Mindset
    • Complex Problem Solver
  • 5 to 10 years experience managing teams and projects
  • Advanced knowledge in the following applications: AutoCad, MS Office Suite and MS Project
  • Effective communication in verbal and written skills, able to build strategic relationships, and adaptable leader to lead in an everchanging environment
  • Skilled in conveyor system design and versed in multiple MHE solutions
  • BA/BS degree in Industrial Engineering or qualified equivalent experience in related field

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves.
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General Description

Senior Engineer Material Handling Equipment - Engineering

The Senior Manager of Material Handling Systems will support engineering design, calculations and conceptual designs for a variety of material handling solutions. Work closely with Vendors, Operations, Health & Safety, Finance, and Maintenance to ensure the success of a project. Capital planning, tracking, and execution of fiscal year projects with line of sight three to five years out. Complex problem solving, working with cross functional teams, to ensure overall project scope is met and delivered on-time.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understand basics of mechanical systems and processes for various types of conveyor systems, especially high speed sortation systems. Also understand the basics of pneumatic, hydraulic and conveyor electrical controls applications.
  • Participate with project team and client as directed to prepare or edit project specifications and reports.
  • Design system layouts and determine operational requirements so that a detailed system flow can be generated. Perform all required calculations to validate system throughput and workability.
  • Specify and design system demolition and rework pertaining to the possible re-use of existing equipment.
  • Able to read/review structural support steel layouts and related calculations.
  • Lead mechanical start-up, debug and testing activities and provide system review and punch-listing.
  • Produce, or review and approve system as-built/as-installed drawings.
  • Perform and manage field checking of existing equipment, sites and facilities.
  • Must be able to travel and accept field assignments to promote project success.
  • Responsible for completion of assigned project deliverables as it relates to cost and schedule.
  • Provide project scheduling input for conveyor systems implementation.
  • Track and communicate project status, both internally and externally.
  • Preparing estimates and budgets for proposed MHE solutions.
  • Completing regulatory documents concerning safety issues

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Must have the following skill sets -
    • Project Management
    • Communication
    • Decision Making
    • Tasks Delegation
    • Installation of large MHE projects
    • Innovative Mindset
    • Complex Problem Solver
  • 5 to 10 years experience managing teams and projects
  • Advanced knowledge in the following applications: AutoCad, MS Office Suite and MS Project
  • Effective communication in verbal and written skills, able to build strategic relationships, and adaptable leader to lead in an everchanging environment
  • Skilled in conveyor system design and versed in multiple MHE solutions
  • BA/BS degree in Industrial Engineering or qualified equivalent experience in related field

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves.

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Columbus, OH, United States -
Job ID: 1109482

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