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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Reliability Engineer Conveyor Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

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Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 2255

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Category : Engineering/Logistics

Work Location : Atlanta, GA (Whse)

State or Province : Georgia (US-GA)

Potential Work Location : United States : Georgia : Atlanta


The CFC Solutions Engineer is responsible for providing direction and support from an automation standpoint to the MSC CFC network when system, electrical or mechanical issues occur to ensure optimal reliability and minimal disruptions in customer service. This is accomplished by taking a proactive approach to identify improvement opportunities and working cross functionally to implement solutions which improve Total Process Reliability.


  • Leads the immediate resolution of any automation related, high impact issue immediately jeopardizing any CFC’s ability to meet the service level committed to the customer.

  • Protects MSC’s $20M investment in material handling by ensuring the local facility maintenance managers maintain and adhere to established key measures and standards.

  • Provide direction and support from an automation standpoint to the CFC network when system, electrical or mechanical issues occur to ensure optimal up time and eliminate or minimize any disruptions to customer service.

  • Work with vendors to develop solutions which improve system performance, throughput, and reliability.

  • Support and assist development on all capital expenditure projects relating to electrical, mechanical and design.

  • Provides site management support and leadership to project managers and facility maintenance on automation capital projects.

  • Works cross-functionally to identify and implement supply chain automation and electrical/mechanical improvements -in the CFC network to ensure most effective and efficient systems and processes.

  • Co-leads cross-functional teams to identify improvement opportunities in both equipment and process that enhance Total Process Reliability of the MSC material handling systems.

  • Conducts quarterly “preventive maintenance” audits throughout the CFC network on all material handling systems and develops key measures for local facility maintenance managers to follow and monitor performance against these measures.

  • Develops and documents “Standard Cost Data” for use in automation cost analysis.

  • Support and perform cost studies to evaluate financial feasibility of potential projects.

  • Drives the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.

  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or an extensive job experience is required.

  • Minimum of 10 years mechanical and electrical installation experience with material handling systems in a distribution environment is required

  • Past experiences leading or supporting multi-million-dollar material handling project implementations with successful full cycle site management experience.

  • Experience working with preventative maintenance programs is required.


  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint and AutoCAD is required.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills required.

  • Strong problem solving skills required to quickly resolve high impact issues immediately impacting our customer.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills required. This includes the ability to build constructive relationships both inside and outside the organization and diffuse high-tension situations comfortably.

  • Demonstrated excellence in project management of multi-million-dollar capital projects.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required.


  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel 75% of the time is required.


People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.