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Industrial Engineer in Tremonton, UT at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

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Job Reference Code: 006996-Tremonton



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for an Industrial Engineer for our Tremonton, Utah facility.

Job Summary:

Industrial Engineer is responsible for processing improvement of the operations of the organization.  The Industrial Engineer creates and maintains labor standards and is involved in process improvement initiatives and projects that may pertain to any department of the organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish production labor standards through time studies and observation.
  • Identify and analyze cost saving opportunities.
  • Lead and coach process improvement teams.
  • Monitor production lines on a regular basis to ensure they are in compliance with expectations.
  • Collaborate with other departments regarding plan layouts and equipment purchases.
  • Become familiar with all aspects of the facility's operations.
  • Time will be split between an office setting and the production floor with more than 50% spent on the production floor.
  • Drive continual improvement in quality, productivity, efficiency, and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Partner with all departments of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience in an Engineering role is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering field, preferably Industrial or equivalent is preferred.
  • Experience in meat or food processing is highly recommended.
  • Experience with time studies and labor standards as well as labor and downtime reporting is highly preferred.
  • Experience working with Leading2Lean or like platform is a plus.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, self motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong math skills and must be able to problem solve.
  • Advanced computer skills including Google Suite.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills and experience is a must.
  • AutoCAD experience is beneficial.
  • Cyberquery and Kronos or other timekeeping system experience is helpful.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment of continuous change and challenges with the ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends according to schedule.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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