Manager – Industrial Engineer & Solutions Design
Continuous Improvement, Automation, West Coast-US
Posted on 3/20/2023
Locus Robotics

201-500 employees

Autonomous warehouse mobile robotics company
Company Overview
Locus Robotics' mission is to design and build innovative autonomous mobile robots that work collaboratively alongside workers in the fast paced logistics and fulfillment industries. The company has built a complete, end-to-end system that’s designed specifically to meet e-commerce fulfillment needs that easily integrates into existing warehouse infrastructure without reconfiguring or disrupting workflows.
Remote in USA • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Power BI
  • Performance and KPI analysis: Prepare detailed analytical reports on key performance indicators to identify opportunities for improvement around the Locus Robotics picking operations. Identify and improve linkages between data points. Interpret and transform data into meaningful information that can be acted upon
  • Process Optimization: Use Voice of the Customer as well as onsite direct observations to provide recommendations on processes improvements and optimization to maximize the robots' efficiency and picking productivity. Work with the internal team to implement such recommendations
  • Design: Work on post-sales solutions design efforts around locus operation layout design and tote design. Collaborate with the sales team to understand initial requirements. Work with the customer to identify the best optimal solution from a layout standpoint
  • Tools: Develop or enhance tools and methodology to support the optimization process across multiple customers
  • Product enhancement: Use Voice of the Customer to provide feedback back to engineering around new product features or enhancement of existing ones
  • Customers Interaction: Interact with a variety of customers, including 3PLs, retail, e-commerce, automotive and life science. Communicate and present to different customers stakeholders, including corporate executives and site operators
  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent: Operations Management, Supply Chain Management/Lean Process Improvement Management. Masters degree a big plus
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience in operations, automation design and implementation. Distribution, fulfillment or manufacturing experience preferred
  • Has high energy, is a self starter who is driven/motivated. Is looking to advance in their career
  • 5+ years of management experience- ideally managing engineers and operations supervisors
  • Identify problem statements or business cases, create process solutions, proof/results to present
  • Has hands on experience using WMS and LMS systems
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with ASRS and AGV systems are very beneficial
  • Has experience managing the performance of multiple clients
  • Knowledge of end-to-end supply chain, logistics and operational technology
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Microsoft Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio and Word
  • Exceptional communication and written skills to present effectively. Attention to details and analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and prioritize projects to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with multiple customers and stakeholders from different backgrounds and levels
  • Entrepreneurial, ownership mindset and integrity
  • 50% travel, some increase during Peak Season
  • Locus Robotics is seeking a Manager, Industrial Engineer & Solutions Design with successful track records of continuous process improvement/optimization practices in distribution, warehouses, eCommerce, 3PL type environments
  • This role ensures that our nationwide sites experience initial and continued top productivity performances achieved by optimizing customers KPIs, processes and designs relative to an automated picking operation. This includes Data Analysis, knowledge in re-mapping floor play layouts or specified areas and presenting details of process improvement to key stakeholders including our customers Operation Managers and Operation Supervisors
  • Internal company interaction with Customer Success Managers, Deployment/Integration team members, Robotic Support Engineers and Engineering included
Desired Qualifications
  • AutoCAD for fulfillment center/warehouse large square footage, SQL and Power BI is a plus