Project Engineer - Warehouse Operation

El Paso, Texas - USD

The Project Engineer - Warehouse Operation is a critical role that provides both strategic and operational leadership to ensure "best-in-class" daily operation of the El Paso Distribution Center, that drives toward a zero-accident safety culture and leads continuous improvement activities. This person is a continuous improvement specialist and uses a variety of skills, such as project management and warehouse engineering to ensure flawless performance in the execution of initiatives. The Project Engineer will lead our effort to identify and drive out losses through standards and process improvements applied to warehousing, space optimization, and material distribution flow. This key role will identify and implement changes within operations through data-driven solutions to deliver higher levels of performance in safety, quality, delivery, and profit.

Emerson offers an excellent compensation package with a competitive salary, comprehensive healthcare package, 401k retirement plan, tuition assistance, flexible work schedule, paid time off (3 weeks + paid holidays), and ongoing Emerson-led training.

  • Drive process improvement activities to achieve site quantitative and qualitative goals.
  • Develop, lead, and implement warehouse operation projects by analyzing data, material workflow, and space requirements.
  • Lead the implementation of warehouse engineering methodologies/tools, such as product slotting, cycle times, capacity analysis, routings, layouts, and optimization of materials flow and resource modeling to improve distribution and warehouse operations.
  • Effectively leverage data analytics, synthesizing, and taking actionable insights from various types of raw data sources (sales, inventory, and warehouse transaction logs).
  • Participate in warehouse operations and product transfer, and will design and work a plan of activities and sequences to allow operations movement from point a to b.
  • Provide process mapping and/or creating VSMs of current-state processes and improved processes, implementing changes, and quantifying savings.
  • Process and document standardization through the Distribution Center.
  • Obtain quotations and work with suppliers.
  • Work on capital and cost savings implementation projects.
  • Perform on the shop floor 80% of the time and must be able to work in various weather/temperature conditions, including extreme heat, humidity, and cold.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned by DC Manager.
  • Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of experience in the field
  • Two (2) years or more related work experience in the warehousing, distribution, or manufacturing industry
  • Understand warehouse engineering: product slotting, distribution center material handling equipment, labor standards (time studies), distribution layouts and optimization of materials flow and space and headcount rationalization and forecasting
  • Disciplined individual that keeps records of studies, evidence, and standards of continuous improvement achievements
  • Analytical skill set to calculate cost impacts, labor savings, and other financial and operational effects
  • Strong planning, time management, and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrates troubleshooting skills and knows how to think outside of the box
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint, Project, and Visio
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Bilingual: English - Spanish
  • ERP: JDE, Oracle
  • WMS - Warehousing Manufacturing System
  • Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma principles
  • Project management/transition
  • Knowledge of warehousing and storage design and technologies
  • Knowledge of vendor management
  • Knowledge of visual factory, material flow controls (Kanban, Single piece flow, ABC Inventory)
  • Identify and acquires warehouse accessories, racks, and containers
  • Knowledge of MOST (Maynard Operation Sequence Technique) and MTM (Method-Time Measurement)

You create competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action. You apply knowledge of internal structures, processes, and culture to resourcing efforts. You partner with others to get work done. You seek ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering. You capitalize on trends to shape future opportunities.

Work Environment/Physical Requirement

Employee will be exposed to moderate noise levels due to the warehouse work environment and high forklift traffic. Employee must be able to perform on the shop floor 80% of the time and must be able to work in various weather/temperature conditions, including extreme heat, humidity, and cold.


This position is based on a Monday - Friday, 40-hour work schedule. Our teams work together to ensure their chosen work schedules are supporting our customers. This role may have a travel requirement of up to 5-10% of its time.

About Our Business Unit

Comfort Control, a business unit of Climate Technologies, is headquartered in St. Louis, MO, and is an industry leader in home energy management and comfort control. Our products monitor and control appliances that account for approximately 60% of the energy consumed in the average US household. By networking our products to the cloud, we are discovering new ways to help our customers reduce energy consumption, save money, and maintain comfort. And because our technology touches so much of the residential energy profile, our solutions are positioned to make a significant impact on our nation's carbon footprint. If you want to be part of a collaborative, high-energy, fast-paced team, where your contributions can make a real impact on the world - you have just found the place!


Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.

Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us! ()

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives - and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values () and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.

Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the world's most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.

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Location El Paso, Texas
Rate USD
Job Type Full Time
Company Emerson
Posted by Emerson
Posted 20 days ago