HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 8, 2017) — VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling system integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Eric Vander Zee as a systems engineer.
Vander Zee was hired for his experience in engineering high-end material handling systems. At VARGO®, his duties will include engineering, installation oversight, testing and commissioning of automated system solutions.
Vander Zee will be based out of VARGO®'s Walker, Mich., office.
"Eric's experience designing material handling systems and his work as a product development engineer are a great addition to the depth of engineering experience on the VARGO® team," said Bart Cera, COO and CFO at VARGO®.
Before joining VARGO®, Vander Zee worked as a systems engineer at TGW Systems Inc., in Grand Rapids, Mich., where he served as an integrated material handling system engineer and developed detailed engineering and systems designs and oversaw system operation integrity. He also worked as a product engineer at Frost Inc., in Walker, Mich., where he managed the engineering department and engineered new material handling products for clients. Vander Zee also has worked as a product development engineer.
Vander Zee has a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich.
A native of Grand Rapids, Mich., Vander Zee lives in Muskegon, Mich. (ZIP Code 49442).
VARGO® is a team of mechanical and software engineers changing e-commerce operations by designing fulfillment solutions differently than anyone else in the industry. For more than four decades, VARGO® has been working with retailers, manufacturers and distributors to improve material handling operations. VARGO® uses its proven, pull-based methodologies to create intelligent solutions for fulfillment centers and is the only company that offers COFE® (Continuous Order Fulfillment Engine), the software that does for fulfillment what Lean did for manufacturing. For more information, visit www.vargosolutions.com.