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Material Handling Engineer Job, Sterling Heights, MI

Job Number: 1027372

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

Date Posted: 4-6-2017


The Material Handling Engineer is responsible for managing new model and existing platform rack programs. The Engineer will work with Corporate Material Handling Engineering (CHME) to ensure quality and delivery of racks/containers on a timely basis. Maintain existing fleet of racks along with all personnel industrial vehicle equipment including Hi-Low's, Tuggers, System Guided Vehicles, and Automated Guided Vehicles. Manage container return system within the plant and eliminate cardboard. Partner with plant ergonomics and safety to establish standards which support World Class Manufacturing initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Able to interface fluently with all levels of plant personnel
  • Ability to write projects
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills are required
  • Must be able to work all shifts and weekends
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Package Engineering or related Engineering degree a plus
  • Advanced or Master's degree preferred (Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering)
  • Experience with installation of material handling equipment such as Rack indexers, turn tables, over/under shuttles and conveyors
  • Experience in material flow systems, design, managing, and purchasing
  • Related material/production control experience and/or manufacturing supervisory experience 
  • CAD design is a plus

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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