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Director, Design Engineer

Country : USA USA

State : Tennessee

County : Sumner County

Town : Portland

Category : Design

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Macy's is proudly America's Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy's has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration.
Macy's gives our customers the ability to choose their shopping experience - in our stores, on our site, and through our app. Macy's global Supply Chain manages the end-to-end process of getting products to our customers, no matter how they choose to shop. We deliver high-quality products to our customers wherever needed, whether in-store, curbside, or right at their doorstep. Every colleague in Supply Chain plays a vital role in creating a positive customer experience. This is an opportunity to build a dynamic career across various disciplines in a field marked by rapid change, challenge, and continuous innovation.

Job description

Manage and oversee all aspects of mechanical, material handling and building system engineering designs. Plan, budget and prepare requests for all Macy's Supply Chain capital projects. This role can be based anywhere in the United States.
Essential Functions
- Oversee and lead design efforts for capital projects including new distribution centers, building retrofits and obsolescence replacement projects.
- Design material handling system and facility system solutions that meet operational and ongoing maintenance requirements. Provide cost effective solutions that meet business needs.
- Apply mechanical engineering to conveyor and sorter components, design and layouts to deliver systems that are jam free and meet operational rates and requirements.
- Oversee the development of requirements for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection designs in support of capital projects.
- Develop and maintain department standards for application of ergonomics and human factors engineering in DC and equipment interfaces.
- Act as lead engineer for oversight and management of all Architectural and Engineering and Material Handling System solutions third party design efforts.
- Provide leadership and direction to the Design Engineering Manager role.
- Work with Macy's corporate third-party fire consultant to ensure fire protection solutions meet standards.
- Oversee partnership with corporate safety and wellness expert to ensure proposed solutions provide the highest level of workplace safety.
- Participate in the development and design phase of projects. Provide guidance and input on facility and material handling equipment application, design and manufacturer.
- Assist in the evaluation, design and implementation of new technologies and material handling solutions.
- Oversee the development of bid specifications and partnership with Procurement in RFP events. Participate in the evaluation of vendor presentations and proposals.
- Recommend new technology for material handling and facility equipment and systems applications to drive continuous improvement in the distribution centers.
- Accurately budget capital projects to align with scope and requirements. Prepare CER's for corporate submittal. Categorize capital spend appropriately for depreciation accounting.
- Develop obsolescence / replacement plans for all Supply Chain physical assets. Maintain 5 year capital plan.
- Oversee development and maintenance of all DC CAD engineering drawings.
- Develop and maintain facility egress plans.
- Other responsibilities deemed essential by leadership.

Profile

- Frequent use of computers and other technology necessary to perform job duties.
- This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking.
- May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
- May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time.
- Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment.
- May involve moving or lifting items over 25 pounds.
- Up to 25% travel required
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