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Director, Global Project Engineering

Apex Systems Melville Full-Time
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Lead and support strategic, engineering enabled projects across supply chain and R&D. Benchmark and develop optimized standards for various improvement initiatives, provide insight, input and support for technology and infrastructure initiatives. Research, develop and create improvements, which enhance productivity, cost, product quality and customer service of the  companies. Works closely stakeholders on the development and implementation of global strategies and initiatives, including Category, Channel, Manufacturing and Distribution strategies. Develops and implements strategic projects supporting the end-to-end value chain. Ensure optimal processes and techniques are used across the network delivering optimum quality, customer service and efficiency. Provide engineering support for capital equipment purchases and ROI analytics. Perform time studies to optimize process parameters and human resource management across the value chain. Develops production and distribution layouts determining optimal flow and requirements. This position will also support Industrial Engineering value analysis/value engineering efforts, Category initiatives as well as Value Realization and Optimization (VRO) activities.

• Leads IE activities associated with Category Manufacturing and Distribution strategies. (5%)
• Collaborate with Central Engineering and Project Engineers to develop ROI and business case justification for Capital Project and strategic initiatives (new plants/DCs, Tariffs). (20%)
• Develops Production and Distribution layouts, determines manpower requirements, and conducts capacity analysis and benchmarking. ( 10 % )
• Participate and lead in the ideation, development, evaluation, recommendation, and execution of advanced technologies such as Robotics, Late Stage Differentiation, Manufacturing and Distribution Execution systems. (10%)
• Lead in the development, recommendation, and implementation of improvement and optimization projects and systems across the end to end value chain including; Plants, Distribution Centers and R&D. (20 % )
• Lead IE technical support for Value Realization and Optimization initiatives. (10%)
• Researches, recommends and implements improved productivity procedures, processes or systems to improve human resources management and utilization across the value chain. (15 % )
• Leads other Industrial Engineers to ensure consistent methods and best practices are used in developing and monitoring productivity, quality, safety and efficiency (10% )


• PC expertise (Office, Simulation, SAP, Autocad other databases)
• Strong analytical and data management skills 
• Must be able to multi task and establish priorities
• Position requires travel to various locations
• Excellent interpersonal ,organizational and communication skills required
-Min 5 year of Industrial Engineering, Production or Distribution, or equivalent internship
-university degree
-10-20% travel time
-Lean Certification Six Sigma – Black Belt
Project Management Certification 
Professional Engineer

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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