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KERING Automation Engineer

Kering - Regular
Wayne - United States of America

A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Maisons to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: “Empowering Imagination.”

Your Opportunity

As a leader in automation engineering, you will be part of the Kering Americas operations strategy to deliver value to all of Kering’s luxury brands through attention to continuous improvement of the company’s logistics performance while maintaining best in class level of service to Kering’s brands and their clients and simultaneously working within a cost-effective structure.

Sitting within the Operational Excellence team in our Wayne, NJ center which includes Kering Americas’ state-of-the-art office and attached Distribution Center, focused on operations, logistics and distribution planning, this position will support a structured and punctual monitoring of relevant costs and performance indicators that will trigger the identification and implementation of improvement initiatives for distribution planning.

How you will contribute

  • Lead collaborative discussions between key stakeholders to determine automation capabilities already existing within Kering’s system and at Kering’s Distribution Center and how to continuously improve them.

  • Lead automation weekly meetings with business partners

  • Monitor SLA, invoices, and relationships with external partners

  • Review and validate proposals from internal and external partners on continuous improvement actions.

  • Work on strategies to improve situations involving stoppages for preventive maintenance, automation layout or functionalities modifications.

  • Support existing automation technology with component and process upgrades, including but not limited to the use of and reliance on Kering’s conveyor system, Dematic.

  • Create detailed road maps to guide automation projects from conception to final implementation

Who you are

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in automation engineering

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a relevant technical field.

  • Experience in warehouse operations, notably in automated warehouses

  • Experience in PLC programming

  • Strong ability with software testing and validation

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Full time
  • North America
  • United States of America
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