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URBN Junior Industrial Engineer

Company: URBN
Location: Gap
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


URBN Junior Industrial Engineer

Reports to

Director of Industrial Engineering


The Junior Industrial Engineer position supports the logistics organization through a variety of projects focused on enhancing productivity, maximizing throughput and ensuring workplace safety. Position will work closely with the Operations and Engineering team on developing standards, creating productivity measurements, and supporting process improvement initiatives. Candidate should be a motivated team player with a positive attitude and possess good organizational and communication skills. Individual should be able to function well in a multi-task environment with attention to detail, and willing to accept new and diverse assignments. Candidate must be able to work with all organizational levels including fellow-employees, customers, and management.


  • Support the development and maintenance of an accurate and effective Work Measurement System. Ensure effective productivity measurements are established for identified functions in the distribution center through time and frequency studies.
  • Evaluate and revise work methods and workflow for all functions to ensure best method practices
  • Support the training of management and hourly workforce on productivity and work methods
  • Assist in the collection of data and cost justification of distribution center and capital budget projects
  • Assist in the design, selection and installation of material handling equipment incorporated into existing, new and expanded distribution centers
  • Assist the operation and engineering teams with process improvement initiatives
  • Work effectively with external resources (consultants and contractors) to ensure collaborative partnerships to meet business requirements
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • All other duties assigned by Supervisor and/or Manager Qualifications
    • 0-2 years' experience in a direct to consumer, manufacturing, or retail distribution environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of work measurement methodologies and tools with an emphasis on time studies and standards creation
    • Experience with Manhattan's warehouse management and labor management suites
    • Knowledge in projects related to process design, work measurement, productivity improvement, cost reduction and project implementation
    • Experience with productivity tracking, data collection systems, and reporting software Job Skills
      • Strong ability to gather, analyze and interpret information and develop, recommend, and implement solutions while maintaining budget
      • Excellent planning, organization, and problem-solving skills


        Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or a related field.


        URBN Distribution Center of choice: Gap, PA - Kansas City, KS - or Bristol, PA


        Some travel required.

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