Warehouse / Automation Material Handling Engineer
9635 David Dr, Burnaby, BC V3J 1H2, Canada, Full Time
Warehouse / Automation Material Handling EngineerAdvisian (Worley Group)Vancouver, BCAdvisian is the independent consulting business line of Worley, delivering impactful solutions for our clients in the Energy Transition, Minerals & Metals, Chemicals and Infrastructure sectors. We combine deep technical engineering capabilities of Worley with excellent engineering, strategy and management consulting expertise. As part of one of the world’s largest engineering firms, we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities globally. Our aim is to recruit, develop, and grow with people who share our vision and strategy.We take pride in providing safe and high-quality services that exceed our customer’s expectations, which is why we manage some of the world’s leading projects.
Within Advisian, the Material Handling group is at the forefront of many ground-breaking projects that Worley undertakes, including Direct Air Capture (DAC) of CO2, advanced plastics recycling, developing new battery materials and energy storage systems, and solving supply chain logistics in remote communities. A key part of each of these projects is the ability to move materials safely, efficiently and economically.While rooted in proven engineering principles, our technologies also embrace innovation – incorporating machine learning and AI into processes and systems can give our customers a competitive edge in these exciting fields. Our team of engineers and technicians are experts at combining technologies from across industries and applying lessons learned to new processes to develop environmentally and socially sustainable solutions.Our mandate is to help to solve global energy challenges and we help our clients process and move materials and products that change the world. Many of our projects start with little more than an idea expressed in a single line, and our job is to take that idea and build it into a reality.
We design projects from initial concept sketches right the way through to design, execution and commissioning, and help our client scale from lab tests to giga-factory processes.We are seeking talented and enthusiastic people with a passion for engineering and innovation. It’s only by our collective action that we can move forward and, at Advisian, we move the world.Are you up to the challenge?. Come and join the Advisian Material Handling team and find outWarehouse / Automation Material Handling EngineerWe are seeking a highly skilled and knowledgeable Warehouse / Automation Consultant to join our Material Handling team. In the Consultant role, you will be responsible for the design and development of warehouse and production operations for our clients, improving efficiency of existing systems, and providing input into the selection and use of inventory management systems.
Your expertise will contribute to the overall success of our client projects by implementing best practices and maintaining a high level of organization. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, and a deep understanding of warehouse and production facility operations.The Warehouse / Automation Material Handling Engineer is a full-time position, ideally based in East Vancouver, BC but open to hybrid work from across North America.Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:The responsibilities of the role cover all aspects of projects from conceptual and feasibility studies through to FEED stages for multiple clients concurrently. These may include:· Warehouse Layout and Design: working with the process and client teams to develop and implement an efficient warehouse layout that maximizes storage capacity and minimizes picking and packing times· Production Facility Layout and Design: working with the process and client teams to develop and implement efficient production facilities in the fields of battery material manufacturing, chemical manufacturing and recycling systems· Knowledge of AMR. AGV, AS/RS and parts storage systems· Process Improvement Studies: Facility Inspections and Desktop Reviews· Preparation of technical specifications and reports for production lines, warehousing equipment, warehouse management and logistics systems and related facilities· Vendor Management: Coordinate with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of budget costs, estimates and documentation.· Technology Implementation: Stay up-to-date with warehouse management systems (WMS) and other relevant technologies and identify opportunities to implement automation and digitalization to streamline operations for our clients.· Ensure compliance with safety regulations and industry standards in all projects· Develop work plans, budgets, estimates and manpower forecasts· Track and report work progress· Mentor junior engineers and prepare training plans· Be available for short term assignments worldwide· Establish and grow internal and external client relationsQualifications:· A bachelor’s degree in engineering, supply chain management, logistics or a related field· Proven experience in warehouse or production operations including selection of handling systems and equipment· Experience with warehouse management systems (WMS), inventory management techniques, and industry best practices· Experience with bulk bagging and packaging equipment is an asset· Registered or eligible for registration with a professional engineering association· Excellent technical writing and presentation skills· Experience with Computer Aided Design software and Microsoft Office is preferred· Good communication skills both written and verbal· Excellent organizational and time management skills· Exceptional interpersonal skillsAdvisian offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and overseas.We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance.
Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Advisian is an equal opportunity employer.
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