Yaskawa America

Warehouse Industrial Engineer

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Yaskawa America, Inc is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow.

Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. Advanced motion control, servo motors and drives, software development, and systems integration are key components to existing and future projects at Yaskawa. If you are a hardworking technical professional with an interest in advancing your career within a world class manufacturing operation we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

We are seeking an Industrial Engineer for our Buffalo Grove, IL location. We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenge and rewards of working in an entrepreneurial, fast growing, and industry-leading company where you will be challenged to manage projects and apply your skills throughout all phases of the warehouse process. You will work on a wide range of projects, and across multiple teams. This position is very hands on and will allow you the opportunity to stand out and be recognized for your success. When you join the Yaskawa America team, you will be surrounded by exceptionally talented individuals widely regarded as leaders in their areas of expertise.

In this role you will be responsible for the automation and optimization of warehousing workflow and material processes (receiving, picking, deliveries, inventory control). This role will support future efforts to capture and use volumne metrics, SAP advanced warehousing functions and EWM transition, the integration of automated equipment into processes.

Our requirements include a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and minimum of 3 years of engineering experience in an ISO certified manufacturing environment along with strong knowledge gained from actual experience with manufacturing concepts such as factory layout, line balancing, worflow analysis, capacity analysis, employee training, 5S, cost analysis, etc. The ideal candidate will aslo have advanced knowledge of SAP Warehouse Management (WM/EWM) along with strong knowledge of ergonomic principles.

Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include: a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, educational assistance programs offering up to $10,000 a year for graduate courses, and monetary rewards through Associate Recognition Programs. Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer.

If this role sounds like a fit, we would like to hear from you.

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Warehouse Industrial Engineer


Yaskawa America


United States


June 11, 2024

Application deadline

September 14, 2023

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