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Company: Dollar General Distribution Center
Location: Jackson, GA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel



Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and we're still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at

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Supply Chain Industrial Engineering position will work in one of our six regions and will be responsible for our processes and procedures, engineered labor standards, maintaining our labor management system, continuous improvement, data analytics, and project management.  This position will be responsible for the development, testing, change management, and execution of the all the key engineering focus areas to achieve our expected safety, quality, and productivity goals.  The individual for this position must have strong foundations in all IE principles and must understand general distribution processes and operations.   The individual for this position also will serve as a change agent with our operations partners and must be able to drive execution of our process and procedures. 




Processes and Procedures


  • Develop, implement, and maintain preferred methods and standard operating procedures for all warehouse functions.


  • Evaluate current processes and procedures through process mapping to identify opportunities to improve safety, quality, and productivity. 


  • Training and coaching exempt leadership around new methods or compliance and opportunities around current processes, methods, and procedures. 


Engineering Labor Standards & Labor Management Systems


  • Development and maintenance of engineered labor standards through predetermined systems such as MOST, MTM, MSD, etc. 


  • Conduct time studies and analyze time study data.


  • Maintain labor management system layouts, setup, and standards. 


  • Training and coaching of exempt leadership team on utilization of labor management systems and standards. 


Continuous Improvement


  • Root cause analysis including observations, developing recommendations, and implementing improvement opportunities to improve safety, quality, and productivity.


  • Develop, identify ROI, present, and implement cost saving opportunities through key LEAN and Six Sigma principles. 



Data Analytics & Data Mining


  • Data mining of large data sets to understand key opportunities in relationship to safety, quality, and productivity.


  • Present data findings to operations team in a way that can be interpreted and actioned.



Project Management


  • Develop project plans and action items to support key company initiatives.  Support key improvements through proper plan-do-check-act process.




  • Thorough knowledge of key distribution processes including the development and implementation of methods, process steps, and standard operating procedures. 
  • Thorough knowledge of distribution operations including building setup, labor planning, slotting optimization, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of work measurement disciplines to including engineering labor standards, time study, methods time measurement, master standard data, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge or labor management systems and tracking (Blue Yonder, Manhattan, etc.)
  • Lead change management processes with ability to translate recommendations into clear and precise functional requirements.
  • Strong analytical, decision making, and problem-solving skills
    Perform advanced analysis including process mapping, simulation, statistical modeling, and process re-engineering
  • Knowledge of distribution process improvement methodologies (lean, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Strong influencing skills with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to handle confrontational situation in a mature and professional manner
    Proficiency in Microsoft excel and Microsoft Office Suite
    Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills within all tiers of the organization
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field required. At least 5 years of warehouse experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Ability to travel up to 75%.

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