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Industrial Engineer - Warehouse

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4241 Plainfield Road, Plainfield, Indiana, United States, 46168
Job TypeFull time

C.H. Robinson is seeking an Industrial Engineer to support our Central Engineering and account teams. In this role, you will drive innovation as you revolutionize warehouse facilities and material flow processes for our valued customers. This pivotal role presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead transformative initiatives, spearhead cross-functional projects, and play a key role in shaping the future of supply chain management.  Come join us at C.H. Robinson and be part of the team that transforms supply chain dynamics, drives innovation, and creates a lasting impact.

At C.H. Robinson, we believe that in-person collaboration is key to driving innovation and achieving success. In this role, you will work on-site at the warehouse with your peers five days a week, fostering creativity and producing impactful results through face-to-face interactions. Experience the full benefits of teamwork and immediate collaboration in a vibrant and engaging workplace.


  • Develop innovative solutions aligned with C.H. Robinson's and customers' visions

  • Drive continuous improvement by optimizing inventory management, refining facility layouts, and streamlining material flows

  • Use data analysis to solve complex problems while designing and implementing processes that resonate with stakeholders and drive optimal outcomes

  • Shape enterprise-level and supply chain strategies that lay the foundation for sustainable growth and industry-leading efficiency

  • Analyze inbound, outbound, and inventory operations to create and maintain optimum warehouse operations

  • Lead projects geared toward cost savings, amplifying processes, and boosting productivity

  • Apply Lean Six Sigma principles for optimal ROI while overseeing labor management

  • Establish standardized designs for customer warehouses and distribution

  • Implement efficiency plans, warehouse slotting, and SKU analyses

  • Collaborate with vendors for operational solutions and automation

  • Build strong relationships with customers while resolving challenges, offering insightful perspectives, and contributing to a heightened competitive edge in the market

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Industrial Engineering or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of industrial engineering experience in a warehouse environment

  • Ability to stand and/or walk while frequently bending, twisting, reaching, and periodically lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% (domestically and minimal international travel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the continuous improvement, maintenance, and safety of multiple warehouses / facilities

  • Third party logistics experience

  • Excellent project management and communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to include the ability to effectively prioritize tasks

  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Labor Management Experience - TZA ProTrack, Red Prairie, etc.

  • WMS Experience - High Jump Korber, etc.

  • MOST Certification

  • Proficient in using PowerBI and building dashboards

  • Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD

  • Experience in Warehouse Managemnt Systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Warehouse modeling and simulation software experience

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

  • A learning and growth mindset that is open to giving and receiving feedback and coaching others to do the same

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women, people of color, and individuals with disabilities may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at

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