The Hillman Group

  • Industrial Engineer

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/12/2018 10:27 AM)
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  • Overview


    The Industrial Engineer teams with the Manufacturing, Engineering, Materials, and Sales/Operations Planning departments to carry out corporate objectives. This position drives operational performance through the development and implementation of strategic initiatives. Additionally, this role is responsible for optimizing the productivity and efficiencies of the facility through improved work flows; utilization of equipment; materials; personnel, and waste elimination.


    Operational Support and Continuous Improvement


    • Drive implementation of Industrial Engineering and Lean Manufacturing practices to improve overall facility effectiveness including: productivity, schedule adherence, inventory reduction, waste elimination, and employee engagement.
    • Perform process and value stream mapping.
    • Team with Manufacturing Engineering to develop, monitor, and lead in the improvement of production process metrics.
    • Perform time studies and compare actual versus MRP system standards.
    • Maintain weekly 5S audit program and ensure compliance for all active zones.

    Analytical Reporting


    • Utilizing statistics, analyze process data and develop improvement recommendations for processes, process flow, fixturing, line balancing, etc.
    • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information from various sources.
    • Prepare data for make versus buy decisions.
    • Create models to evaluate the costs and benefits.

    Special Projects and Leadership


    • Leads cross functional activities and teams as a conduit for continuous improvement within the Tempe Division.
    • Lead, define, and control the scope, cost, and timing of projects using project management tools. Coordinate efforts to ensure that each Process Owner accomplishes the assigned tasks to achieve on time project completion.
    • Maintains a current knowledge of company products, manufacturing operations, and industry trends.
    • Represents Manufacturing in New Product Introduction from the earliest stages.



    Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a technical discipline required.


    • 7+ years’ experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment with exposure to theory of constraints and continuous improvement culture.
    • Ability to lead, influence and drive change in a cross-functional team environment.
    • Comprehensive analytical skills including statistics.
    • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Windows.
    • Knowledge of Oracle E1 preferred.


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