Industrial Engineer at Peapod Digital Labs

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What’s Our Dish 

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.  

Peapod continues to be a consumer-facing eCommerce brand, and is part of Peapod Digital Labs, focused on growing Peapod sales to consumers.   


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The Industrial Engineer role is responsible for providing professional services across Peapod Digital Labs and Peapod .com in 4 areas of Operations (25-40+ fulfillment centers (Warehouses, Home Shop Centers and Warerooms/Dark Stores): (1) Home Shop Center (HSC) designs including CAD drawings, (2) Strategic solutions that improve productivity using time measurements (TMUs), (3) Manage the strategic development of all Labor Management programs including ELS and incentive plans and (4) Support Business Case Development that requires labor inputs and productivity validations.


Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role  

  • Develop CAD facility drawings (interior and exterior) translating the business requirements to support Home Shop Center Designs, including Warehouse, Transportation and Office needs.
  • Facilitate engineering requirements and permits for site plans (e.g. electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, fire protection, HVAC, etc.).
  • Partner with the Supply Chain Development to align core processes with overall HSC design, including MHE requirements (racks, forklifts, totes, etc.).
  • Continuous review of labor model to find areas for simplification, including the updates to operational strategies (e.g. waving and scheduling), processes, supplies and seasonal/weather related factors.
  • Identify and prioritize simplicity roadmap of productivity improvements based on activity based costing analysis by standardize work methods and performance to drive incremental productivity improvements.
  • Develop prioritized roadmap of productivity improvements based on activity based costing analysis and benchmarking across 25-40+ Peapod locations.
  • Provide recommendations for preferred Operational methods and labor management improvements.
  • Perform research in support of key operations management decisions related to process and service level management. Expert in workflow management and analysis of labor standards to ensure requirements are accounted for within the standards.
  • Provide insight on facility layout and work flow design. Provide appropriate analysis to support recommendations on changes and facility improvements.
  • Determine if other tools/technologies will support Peapod growth ambitions in terms of workforce management; develop business case and recommendations.
  • Develop and maintain labor standards utilizing the MOST predetermined time methodology.
  • Complete annual renewal / refresh of labor standards to ensure all business changes are considered and properly reflected in the labor model.
  • Maintain labor time studies to support execution of Labor Management programs in our facilities; including third party time study validations requested by Brands via PDL, or 3rd Parties (e.g. UFCW).


The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Industrial Engineer required)
  • Process focused
  • Engineered time studies
  • Advanced MS Access
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • 25-50% Travel


Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table  :  

  • Strong analytical skills, including statistical analysis
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Customer focus
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail


Join Us at Our Table  

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off. 


We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get to and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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