Senior Process Engineer, Material Flow

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Richmond, CA, Canada

Posted on: 2024-03-11

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



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About the company:

Moxion is pioneering mobile energy storage to change the way we move energy through our environment.

We have the power to change the way the world operates and we take that responsibility seriously. Building a culture of collaboration and innovation is essential to effecting change in the world around us. Moxion’s technology and business model put us in a unique position to help build a cleaner future for everyone.

About Us

Moxion is a vertically integrated manufacturer of all-electric mobile power and energy storage solutions. We have developed commercial-scale, powerful, silent, and emissions-free mobile battery stations that are designed to replace traditional diesel generators in most applications today. We’re pioneering mobile energy storage technology, leveraging vertical integration and a software-enabled service model to deliver last-mile electrification for our customers and communities. The Moxion team is a passionate group of humans who care about the environment and disrupting the diesel economy. Come build the first distributed utility with us, propelling the biggest energy transformation of our lifetime.

The Role

As a Senior Process Engineer, Material Flow at Moxion, your primary focus will be on implementing material flow design, analyzing, and enhancing material conveyance to support various aspects such as material handling, production, warehouse layouts, and shipping processes. Drawing on your expertise, you'll collaborate closely with Operations and IT teams to identify operational bottlenecks and system requirements, translating them into actionable project plans. Responsibilities will include warehouse slotting, capacity planning, and collaborating with 3PL partners to optimize material flow. Additionally, you'll oversee line-side material presentation, ensuring seamless production processes for Moxion's products. We are seeking a proactive, self-reliant individual with outstanding organizational abilities to spearhead improvement initiatives in our dynamic, fast-paced environment.

The products you help bring to market will transform and disrupt massive industries that haven’t seen innovation in decades. This is an opportunity to roll up your sleeves and solve big problems that really matter. Like, save the world type stuff. Come electrify the future with us!

Pay Equity

Moxion is committed to the principle of pay equity – paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. Compensation displayed is a range. Maximum amounts are reserved for those candidates that exceed all experience and background requirements.  We reserve the right to offer compensation based on level of experience.  Moxion has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay within the San Francisco Bay area. If you live outside that region, the range is subject to change. 

Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within the range provided above. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. 

At Moxion you get

Health, dental, and vision coverage, 401K, PTO, competitive equity & compensation packages, free lunch, coffee, and snacks onsite, free tax advisory services, access to Mountain Hardware, Columbia, Sorel, & Prana employee stores and discounts, company swag, and parental leave program.

We Value

People are at the core of Moxion’s values. We care about growth for our people and team, and this translates to an open and transparent culture. Moxion believes that diversity is as core to our business as the underlying products and technology we’re developing. Diversity in people leads to diversity of thought and different perspectives to draw from, often resulting in a new or unique way of approaching or solving a problem. Diversity drives innovation. 

Moxion is looking for candidates who identify with different races, religions, national origins, age groups, genders, or gender identities, and we don’t discriminate against marital status, physical or mental disability, health or medical conditions, military and veteran status, genetic information, and other classifications that may or may not be protected by law. If you can bring a unique perspective or experience to our company, please apply.

Moxion is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please let our recruiting team know or email [email protected]

What You'll Do:

  • Engineer all end-to-end Material Flow Processes in the factory and 3PL
  • Design optimized layouts, line-side material presentation, and warehouse slotting for material storage and processing for multiple sites, including 3PL.
  • Create, maintain and optimize PFEP (Plan for Every Part) with all material flow attributes, and packaging data, collaborating with Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, and Quality teams to streamline operations and enhance performance.
  • Diagnose issues and inefficiencies found in the material flow process and drive corrective action back to source, resulting in root cause identification and elimination. Utilize structured problem solving techniques such as DMAIC, Ishikawa, Five Why (5W) and Eight Disciplines (8D)
  • Conducts time studies to determine headcount and equipment requirements.
  • Create & maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as processes develop and evolve. Train operations teams and support with issue resolutions.
  • Calculate storage space requirements, design material delivery routes, complete dock utilization analysis, and support dynamic simulations.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement projects to improve efficiency of material handling processes and drive cost reductions.

  • Skills to be Successful:

  • Industrial or manufacturing engineering experience, process engineering, material flow (internship experience may be considered) in the automotive space is required. Preferably in a start up environment.
  • Exceptional critical thinking and communication skills, demonstrating a high degree of emotional intelligence, autonomy, and servant leadership.
  • Experience in warehouse or factory layout/design and optimization.
  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Nice to haves:

  • Experience working with 3PL partners to develop cost effective storage/logistics solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing optimized simulation models.
  • ​​Six Sigma certification.
  • Knowledge of software such as simulation modeling software (FlexSim), data visualization software (Tableau), design software (SolidWorks, CATIA), and programming languages (SQL, Python, MATLAB, VBA).
  • BS or MS Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and/or equivalent experience.

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