• Industrial Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Beaumont
    Job Function
    Industrial Engineering
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Full Time
  • General Function


    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

    Maintains the distribution base plus incentive system and monitors activities to ensure proper application of incentive system with safe and efficient workplace layouts and practices.  Manages and administrates key distribution center hardware and software systems.  Facilitates continuous improvement efforts within the distribution centers. 

    Primary Duties

    • Analyzes and develops new and existing standards using historical data, time studies and frequencies to maintain incentive systems.
    • Conducts presentation meetings with hourly employees to inform them of new rates or changes to existing rates.
    • Recommends revisions to methods of operation, equipment layout or other changes to increase production or improve standards.
    • Maintains WM configuration for the Distribution Center.
    • Maintains Labor Management software configuration.  
    • Partners with EHS and Distribution management to ensure compliance with EHS guidelines and policies. 
    • Applies statistical methods and performs mathematical calculations to determine staff requirements and production standards. 
    • Communicates KPI reporting for management review, action, and control.
    • Develops labor utilization standards to promote efficient staff and facility utilization for multiple Distribution Centers. 
    • Evaluates the precision of payroll information and recommends procedure improvements to reduce variance and increase efficiency.
    • Drafts written job descriptions for each operation to ensure standard operating procedures are followed and review each job description with manager.
    • Troubleshoots the distribution center management system, WM/PkMS, to resolve inventory discrepancies, performance issues, etc.  
    • Creates and maintains user profiles on WM/PkMS.
    • Administrates the UMT Plus Time Study software package.
    • Maintains all Vendor Compliance carton changes and user change requests on PkMS for multiple Distribution Centers.
    • Maintains the Distribution Center layout.
    • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline (Industrial preferred).   
    • Experience in industrial or distribution setting preferred.
    • Excellent math skills.
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Experience with Manhattan WM/LM systems preferred.
    • Good communication skills with ability to communicate with all levels of employees.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Demonstrated computer proficiency, including use of Excel, Word, IBM Cognos, and AutoCAD


    Normal office environment.  Some travel required.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).


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