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Systems Consultant/ Manufacturing and Distribution Systems

Kocer Consulting and Engineering PLLC Seattle, WA

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical
  • Employment Type Full-Time

This is a SYSTEMS CONSULTANT and PROJECT MANAGER position which requires an in depth knowledge of manufacturing, distribution and supply chain operatons, ERP and WMS system selections and implementation in addition to strong technical writing, engineering, public speaking and customer service.

The cool part about this position is that your work is our main product that our customers are paying for, unlike overhead positions in larger companies. This person will be expected to know how to work with all levels from the executives to the shop floor. Most of the work for this position comes from three scenarios:

  • A client is changing their business and they need help to align their operations and systems with this new direction. The change could be driven from growth, expansion, acquisition of another company, or new product lines.
  • Their systems are antiquated or obsolete and they need our help to select the right systems, develop and plan, and put in place the systems they need in the most feasible and practical way.
  • Our client has an issue with their systems or operations and they need our help to investigate and identify the root causes and fix it.

Candidate must have at least 8 years working with manufacturing and distribution operations and systems and project management with the following qualifications:

  • ERP Systems Selections and Implementations for manufacturing and/or distribution companies.
  • Warehouse Management systems selections and implementations.
  • Familiarity with common ERP systems for the small to mid-sized companies, such as Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, Syspro, Epicor, Netsuite, and SAPB1.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and presentation skills are required.
  • Strong budgeting, scheduling and planning skills.
  • Ability to manage the efforts of other suppliers and engineers.
  • At least 4 years of management experience where employees report directly to you..
  • Very strong analytical skills and education
  • A passion for diagnosing and solving problems for the good of our clients.
  • Strong understanding of how a manufacturing or distribution business operates
  • Lean Six Sigma, APICS or PMI Certifications are a plus
  • MBA, Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering, or B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Manufacturing Engineering

Kocer Consulting and Engineering PLLC

Why Work Here?

This person will lead projects and have a real and visible impact on the success of our manufacturing and distribution clients.

Kocer Consulting and Engineering is a small established Seattle firm on Lake Union with plans for expansion. Manufacturing and Distribution companies call on us when they want to make big changes like doubling in size, selecting and installing new ERP systems, streamlining their supply chain, expanding or launching new sites, or redesigning their operations. We have direct impact on our clients and success and profitability. This position will be assigned the fun and exciting projects that only come around every few years for those that work inside a manufacturing or distribution company. Our culture is entrepreneurial, supportive and collaborative. We require team players that naturally help one another and are good at moving projects forward by nimbly stepping around or plowing through project road blocks. Continuous education and growth is a core value. We want the best and brightest who can provide leadership, organization and simplicity to disorganized and complex environments. Our clients rely on us to provide thoughtful analysis, innovative recommendations, and organized implementations. Our projects move at a rapid clip and we need someone who has a passion for helping our clients succeed, has strong industrial engineering and project management experience, wants to learn and grow with the company, and is assertive about getting things done in a timely manner. For more information about our company, see our website at


3147 Fairview Ave E, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98102
Seattle, WA
98164 USA


Posted: over a month ago