About Gap Inc.
Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.
But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.
About the role
A role of an Engineering Manager in a Gap Inc. distribution or fulfillment center is responsible for providing engineering services to the Distribution Center (DC) through intensive and diversified knowledge of industrial engineering principles and practices. While managing a team of Industrial Engineers and support staff, the DC Engineering Manager oversees major projects to that align processes across the campus and the greater network within Gap Inc. Logistics.
What you'll do
Analyze processes and standards, identify best practices, benchmarks and areas for improvement to balance cost, service and productivity. Own the implementation of proposed changes to improve results. Assess new technology through testing.
Conduct analyses of current designs; design and propose new layouts. Acts as local project manager and subject matter expert for all material handling modifications and related work. Assist DC Management on special projects by conducting feasibility studies and use of conventional time study techniques.
Maximize asset utilization through the creation and implementation of new procedures and initiatives. Manage the purchasing and maintenance of campus equipment as necessary. Coordinate priority list with operations and conduct approval and training meetings with operation’s personnel.
Experience with design and management of facility construction projects.
Develop appropriate budgets for the Engineering department and facility.
Who you are
Strong team leader with the ability to influence and build working relationships at all levels.
Excellent focus on customers with the ability distinguish between urgent and important priorities.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Previous management of highly visible projects – leading to strong project management skills.
Experience with time and motion standards systems (MOST).
Experience with Six Sigma or Lean Practices a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering. Advanced degree preferred.
5 years of Engineering experience, Industrial Engineering preferred.
3 to 5 years managing and developing teams.
Benefits at Gap Inc.
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.
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