Industrial Engineer IV

at FedEx Logistics in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

About FedEx Supply Chain

FedEx Supply Chain, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is a leader in the third-party logistics industry offering a diverse service portfolio that enables commerce for businesses. With a proven track record of innovation and operational excellence, FedEx Supply Chain takes a consultative approach to optimize logistics processes, implement innovative technology and drive continuous improvement. By leveraging best practices and the world-renowned FedEx network, FedEx Supply Chain delivers leading solutions that provide flexibility, enable scalability and improve cost-effectiveness for customers. Through more than 11,000 employees, 130 operations and 35 million square feet of warehouse space, FedEx Supply Chain manages nearly 150 million packages and processes 358 million returns each year. For more information, go to

We Have….

+ A strong FedEx brand consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers.

+ A top notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career.

+ An open mind for new ideas and creative methods.

+ A strong compensation and benefits package, including health, vision, dental, 401k with a strong match and much more!

General Summary….

The Field Engineer provides engineering plans, complex and in-depth analyses, tools, and improvements to field operations. Leads department and cross-functional projects by identifying process improvements and enhancements. Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Field Engineering.

This position will be responsible for…..

+ Analyzes performance data within field of specialization. Recommends procedures updates.

+ Analyzes and documents existing processes and large, multi-faceted data sets. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends and acts on solutions.

+ Researches and analyzes technical or engineering related information independently. Creates development plan and presents plan information to management.

+ Prepares accurate expenditure proposals and/or cost justification analysis. Monitors expenditures to ensure spending is applied and within budget guidelines. Assists with developing project budgets.

+ Formulates and presents document research, progress, and results. Interacts with team members, customers, and senior management.

+ Applies project management fundamentals and concepts for multiple concurrent projects. Creates and publishes progress reports, meeting minutes, memos, and presentations for management review.

+ Mentors and develops critical skill sets in lower level engineers.

+ Develops and updates engineering plans based on forecasted volume, contingency plans, and historical data.

+ Reviews and compares daily service analysis to previous day activities, develops customized reports for analysis (e.g., root cause analysis) for continuous improvements using engineering principles, and communicates solution(s), operational issue(s), and enhancement(s) to field management.

+ Prepares cost benefit analysis for technology improvements by conducting detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis to determine the feasibility of purchasing new operations equipment; presents analysis to senior management.

+ Conducts observations and makes recommendations to managers on methods to increase productivity and decrease damages.

+ Trains managers on engineering principles, methods, and procedures.

+ Performs various analyses on cost reductions through the utilization of sound engineering principles resulting in productivity and quality enhancements.

+ Monitors staffing plan and modifies engineering plans to meet productivity goals.

+ Leads, trains, and monitors the rollout of new programs for Corporate.

+ Leads operations, Corporate Engineering department and/or cross-functional projects (e.g., Quality Driven Management (QDM)).

+ Leads and/or participates in high profile special projects.

You might be a great fit if….


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and 6+ years of relevant experience.

+ In lieu of degree, high school diploma or GED and 8+ years of relevant experience.

+ Engineering experience in Supply Chain Industry required

+ Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, teammates, customers, and the general public.

+ Strong experience with Microsoft Office and other related systems.

+ Experience in an industrial or warehouse operation including demonstrated examples of concept, designing and/or implementing process improvements to safety, quality or productivity metrics.

+ Teamwork skills in resolving problems, discussing issues, and communicating potential solutions and results to wage employees as well as upper management.

Physical/Cognitive Requirements

With or without accommodation:

+ Ability to follow policies and procedures.

+ Ability to read, write and interpret information.

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

+ Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

+ Ability to sit/walk/stand for up to 8 hours per day.

+ Must possess visual acuity, i.e., close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

ADA – FedEx Supply Chain will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the subsequent application process.

Fed Ex Supply Chain is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Job ID: 40273

Schedule: Full-time

Requsition ID: 40273

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Job Posting: JC202175946

Posted On: Jan 16, 2022

Updated On: Jan 26, 2022