• Company:
    Forward Progress Staffing
  • Employment Type:
  • Metro Area:
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Metro Area:
    Los Angeles
  • Location:
    Santa Monica, CA

Systems Engineer III - REMOTE

Santa Monica, California, United States

Job Description:

  • Own the design and development of engineering solutions for complex material handling challenges considering human/equipment interactions for the North America fulfillment network

  • Lead and coordinate concept and design development efforts for optimal solutions for the North America fulfillment network through equipment specification, material flow, process design, ergonomics, associate experience, operational considerations, and site layout

  • Simultaneously manage multiple high-visibility projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors, and vendors

  • Conduct post mortem on designs after implementation in partnering with Safety and Operations § Manage workload and potentially direct one to two engineers

  • Build strong relationships with partner organizations within the company such as North America Start-up, North America Launch team, Worldwide Design team, North America Procurement, Information Technology, Loss Prevention, Facilities, Safety, Change Management, and North America Operations


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Industrial/Process Engineering or related STEM field is required.

5+ years of experience in Design/Innovation, Research & Development, Manufacturing/Process/Industrial Engineering, or related fields.

Experience in technical leadership for large-scale engineering projects Experience with complex MHE and packaging lines or process design based on Lean Manufacturing or Toyota Manufacturing System Experience using MS Excel, MS Project, and CAD software Experience leading engineering design projects and interacting with cross-functional teams


MBA, Master’s Degree or another advanced degree in Mechanical/Industrial/Process Engineering, Operations, Business Administration or related field and at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the specialty

3+ years of experience with complex automated material handling equipment, packaging technologies, and systems including robotics and high-speed manufacturing.

Proficiency in AutoCAD 3D

Proficiency in using advanced simulation modeling tools (Flexsim, Arena, Simio, etc) Proficiency in running SQL queries and data mining Experience in engineering and estimating material handling and storage systems Operations Management/ Fulfillment/Distribution Center experience preferred Capital project management skills.

Proficiency with concepts like system architecture, optimization, system dynamics, system analysis, statistical analysis, reliability analysis, and decision making.