Website Hobby Lobby
Job Description – Overview
Hobby Lobby Distribution is responsible for receiving, storing and shipping merchandise to all of Hobby Lobby’s 950+ retail stores around the country. Hobby Lobby Distribution has one central Distribution Center, with 10 buildings comprising over 10 million square feet.
These buildings contain 40+ miles of conveyor; several automated picking systems; automated vehicles and storage/retrieval systems; 600+ pieces of lift and transportation equipment; and other industrial machinery.
The Hobby Lobby Mechanical Engineering Department is responsible for the design, installation, maintenance and improvement of all industrial equipment and material handling equipment for Hobby Lobby Distribution.
The responsibilities of Hobby Lobby Mechanical Engineers include, but are not limited to:
Procuring data, and analyzing that data in order to recommend process improvements.
Improving the safety and function of existing automated systems using industrial controls, software applications and mechanical design.
Working together with Industrial Engineering, Software Engineering, Operations and Management to plan and design systems for material handling and warehouse support.
Managing installation and commissioning of automated systems and equipment.
Supporting maintenance managers and maintenance technicians.
Job Description – Requirements
Useful skills and knowledge:
PLC and software application programming.
Knowledge of electrical schematics and systems.
Knowledge of hydraulic schematics and systems.
Knowledge of machinery and mechanical systems.
Ability to communicate well with a wide variety of co-workers, vendors and customers.
AutoCAD and other drafting tools for design of mechanical systems.
Education and experience requirements:
Degree or training in Controls Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering.
At least 2 years working with industrial machinery.
Demonstrated ability to work well with multiple engineering disciplines.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and make personal goals subservient to company goals.
Medical, Dental and Prescription Benefits
401(k) Program with Company Match
Personal Paid Time Off (PPTO)
Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD)
Flexible Spending Plan
Integris “The Clinic at Hobby Lobby”, including a Pharmacy on campus
Chaplain Services on campus
Safety Sensitive position – subject to drug and alcohol testing.
Equal Opportunity Employer
For reasonable accommodation of disability during the hiring process call (877)303-4547.
7707 SW 44th Street