Operations Process Engineer

Wayne, New Jersey, United States
16 Nov 2022
08 Jan 2023
We are currently seeking an Operations Process and Design Engineer reporting to the Manager of Operations Innovation and Change Management, Kering Americas as part of a Logistics team. You will be part of the Group Operations worldwide department based in Wayne, New Jersey.

The Operations Process Engineer will play an integral role in improving the distribution operations for GUCCI, BALENCIAGA, SAINT LAURENT, and all Kering's Houses. The Operations Process Engineer will be responsible for the identifying & implementing operational improvements across inbound, outbound, inventory, and quality functions. With focusses on E-Commerce & Retail fulfillment, the Operations Process Engineer will work closely with Kering's 3PL to foster a collaborative relationship. This is a high visibility role across Kering's brands with significant potential for growth.

Job Description

KERING Operations Process Engineer

Job Family: Logistics

Job Title: Operations Process Engineer

Location: Wayne, NJ

A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Luxury Fashion Houses including Leather Goods, Jewelry, Watches, Art, and Apparel. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination."

  • Identify and drive improvements across Kering operations, fulfillment center processes, and customer service
  • Partner with GUCCI Supply Chain to drive improvements to the Ecom & Retail Channels
  • Facilitate operational growth of BALENCIAGA's Ecom channel
  • Collect & transform data to tell a story and justify process changes & capital expenditures
  • Work cross functionally with Supply Chain, Transportation, Warehouse Operations, and Customer Service
  • Be the subject matter expert for all operational processes and a point of contact for Kering's brands and operational partners
  • Successfully drive the process of developing and implementing program solutions to address business goals for new and existing projects
  • Support Operations - You recognize how, when, and where to step in and recommend solutions to Operations and 3PL
  • Ability to define project scopes and charters - You understand the blocker and can deliver results in a structured, timely manner while keeping external stakeholders engaged and aligned

  • 2-5 years of experience minimum
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Technology, or related field required
  • Background in distribution, manufacturing, supply chain, or logistics
  • Strong operations background, with focus on continuous improvement and problem solving
  • Able to work independently to identify waste and opportunities for improvement, with a focus on customer centricity
  • Lean 6 Sigma experience a must
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple departments & functions, including but not limited to: Finance, Customer Service, Information Technology, Retail Operations, Inventory Control, After Sales
  • Interest in data analytics, automation, management information systems
  • Able to recognize key metrics within large datasets, and use that data to tell a story and drive improvement
  • Experience working with a 3PL
  • Experience with WMS, WCS, ERP, and the connection between
  • APICS certification a plus

Job Type

Start Date

Full time

Kering Americas Inc.

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