Bastian Solutions
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Consulting

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference in today's evolving world of Supply Chain Logistics? Join Bastian Solutions and use your industrial engineering and analytical skills to solve our customer's logistic challenges. Our Industrial Engineering Consultants study and analyze material flow and facility layouts in distribution centers worldwide. We then make recommendations on how to improve their processes based on data analysis, material handling automation, and computer simulation modeling.

This position pursues and executes automation, operations, and process engineering consulting engagements for new and existing clients, helping them to meet their business strategic goals. Industrial Consulting Engineer will also engage in strategic sales of automation systems, either by converting consulting engagements to system sales or assisting other business units in pursuing system sales through the use of Data Analysis, Material Handling Automation, and Computer Simulation.

Superior Performance Objectives

  • Ability to develop excellent client relationships and earn their trust though superior problem solving and hard work.
  • Provide excellent analysis of customer's operational data used to design superior processes and systems.
  • Develop and communicate new concepts for improvements to client's operations.
  • Creative engineering (information and material flow) and innovative operational solutions.
  • Provide computer simulation modeling of proposed material handling systems.
  • Build confidence with clients when making formal presentations.
  • Provide excellent documentation and presentation of engineering results.
  • Close major system sales through a "top down" consultative selling approach. Provide better solutions than our competition.
  • Develop system proposals that are far better than our competition's.



  • Undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering required
  • MBA or MS a plus
  • Understanding of supply chain and distribution systems.
  • Aptitude for data analysis and simulation engineering.
  • Analyzes and interprets simulation results.
  • Understanding of material handling systems (classroom experience OK)
  • Experience with computer simulation (AutoMOD, Demo3D, Arena, etc.)
  • Experience with data analysis tools (Advanced MS Excel, Access, etc.) preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 40%.  You do not have to be on the customer site while performing the consulting study.  Travel is typically 1-2 days at a time.


General Duties:

  • Conduct consulting services for our clients.
  • Help our clients be more productive with advanced automation tools.
  • Ability to provide industrial material flow and information flow analysis and consulting studies.
  • Conduct computer simulation model development of manufacturing and/or material handling systems made up of package conveyor, pallet conveyor, automatic guided vehicles, and automated storage and retrieval systems.
  • Coordinate with specific resources (software engineers, controls engineers, CAD / Simulation Engineers, etc.) to prepare reports and proposals.
  • Continue to enhance and refine the tools / methodologies we use.
  • Assist in pursuing new clients for consulting services.
  • Maintain your education on a wide variety of material handling automation and simulation software areas.
  • Become a thought leader in distribution systems and automation.


Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is an independent material handling and robotics system integrator providing automated solutions for distribution, manufacturing, and order fulfillment centers around the world. We have over 60 years of experience building long term business partnerships. In addition to salary, commissions and incentive plans, we offer a wide variety of benefits, services and perks available to assist employees and their families in a variety of ways. These benefits help each individual maintain a good balance in their life.

 Other benefits of the role include: 

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match
  • Vacation/Holiday Pay
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Volunteer Work
  • Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions
  • Company Meetings & Events

 Join our growing team and sell, design and implement industry leading automated material handling solutions!





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