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Industrial Engineer in Bolingbrook, IL at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job Description

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 3 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 in a cold storage or other warehouse is a plus.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, self motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Computer experience - Microsoft Office Suite or 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.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop others.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends according to schedule.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold/Crystal Lake Farms 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.