Industrial and Systems Engineer


Company Overview

Help us make the best golf balls in the world! From our Covington, Georgia manufacturing facility, we supply golf equipment to many of world-renowned golfers including Tiger Woods and Bryson DeChambeau.

Whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone Golf name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to serve society with superior quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future.
We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.
Bridgestone Golf, Inc. is headquartered in Covington, Georgia and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Our mission is simple: Bridgestone Golf serves dedicated golfers with superior quality golf equipment designed to maximize individual player’s golf experience and enjoyment.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY 

The Industrial Engineer will work within Bridgestone Golf resources supporting the SAP By Design implementation and application belonging to the Bridgestone Golf business unit. The SAP By Design application supports multiple functional areas (e.g. Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Shipping and HR). This position, under general supervision, will be responsible for new or enhanced development of the application.  Operational report development using SAP report design, Lobby/Dashboard setup, E-Workflow, custom events, security permissions and profiles. Additional responsibilities will include support for SAP By Design application- Maintaining and supporting IFS- Fixing bugs and patches.- Ability to provide administrative assistance to multiple environments- Custom objects - Data archives- Security permissions- Segregation of duties and Solution Manager.  Must fully support 3rd party application integration- such as EDI, E-Commerce, B2B and B2C applications.  Provide end user support, training, troubleshooting, resolution identification, remediation, and testing, compliance and adherence to security, implementation, incident, change, and configuration processes, and producing / maintaining documentation. This position will have interaction with customers and technologists at all levels including management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Analyze current manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance to identify process improvement opportunities. 

    Partners with enterprise operations to reinforce consistent process execution.

    Assess and optimize current manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance and finance process to support business needs

    Implement and support Enterprise Resource planning software on an enterprise level to increase the efficiency and transparency in the various processes.

    Engage senior subject matter expertise or stakeholders and operation leader in the process improvement initiative

    Work with cross functional departments to gather all the data related to current manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance and finance processes.

    Apply six sigma methodologies to improve the processes and make it more standardize

    Facilitate and execute training and communication plan with SME to train employees on new processes.

    Identify and capture improvements and lessons to continuously improve ways of working

    Manage enterprise process improvement projects from conception through startup to ensure on time, under budget with mitigated risk.

    Perform time study to collect the data related to supply chain, manufacturing current process and report the improvement to senior management at the end of the project.

    The ERP Industrial Systems Engineer will be responsible for implementing, managing, coordinating and ensuring successful and timely completion of projects for multiple departments.

    Perform project management duties such as planning, prioritizing, coordinating and controlling all phases of the project lifecycle.

    Conduct training needs analysis, interviewing and surveying to aid in planning training programs, meet business needs and assist in developing, implementing and providing training materials 

    Manages all operational and tactical aspects of assigned projects (may include installation of application modules) and ensures timely delivery of all project objectives.

    Ensure user acceptance testing must meet all department and cross-department requirements.

    Produce documentation in accordance with standards.

    Provide project risk analysis and mitigation planning.

    Ensure proper business analytics and custom reports are delivered on time.

    Monitor system changes and analyze impact on business requirements.
     

Person Specification:

    Minimum of 3 Years Software Support - ERP Systems SAP By Design.  Other ERP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics / NetSuite / Sage may also be considered.

    Experience in technical upgrades, small enhancement projects and new system implementations

    Experience or understanding in programming in any language is advantageous.

    System design experience

    Excellent client facing and internal communication skills

    Expert knowledge/expertise on end-to-end processes/solution matching

    Experience in sales and sales processes

    Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently

    Able to manage own workload without supervision

    Capacity to think creatively with good problem solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in information systems, computer science or other related field, or equivalent experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.  Master’s degree is preferred but not required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, company policies, and sales programs. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure guidelines. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, other employees, customers, and sales representatives.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical written, verbal, or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, papers, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sit - For most job tasks at a standard desk and chair; in meetings; to meet others at their offices.

Stand/Walk – some walking and standing

Talk /Listen - To be able to orally communicate with staff, employees and others.

Dexterity - To be able to write, use the computer and telephone.

Climb/Balance - To be able to reach top drawers of file cabinets with supportive assistance, such as a step stool.

Stoop/Crawl/Kneel/Crouch - To be able to retrieve files from bottom drawers of file cabinets.

Lift/Move/Push/Pull - To be able to move file boxes weighing up to 20 pounds.

Vision - To be able to use a computer for the majority of the work day; to read and write.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Minimum Qualifications

Relevant experience and education required

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

To apply, send resume to hr@bridgestonegolf.com