Industrial Engineering Jobs

Industrial Engineering Job Overview

Industrial engineers strive to eliminate wastefulness that inevitably occurs during production. They may work in offices and in a variety of places where they are trying to improve situations. Industrial engineers may observe people or electronic processes. They work with others on the business side as well as the technical side of a company or organization. The most common job duties of an industrial engineer may include:

  • Looks over production processes, schedules, methods, and other aspects of how things are functioning to comprehend what’s going on with manufacturing
  • Figuring out how to manufacture something or deliver a service with optimal efficiency
  • Suggesting actions to improve quality control
  • Creating management control systems
  • Surveying or speaking with clients or customers to work towards the development of best standards for production
  • Conferring with a variety of people who have an interest in a product to further assess the status of situations or projects

Candidates who enjoy a challenge may enjoy working as industrial engineers. They focus on how to get work done in most efficient way possible, and that requires a lot of creativity, focus, concentration, and critical thinking skills.

Industrial Engineering Job Education Requirements

All industrial engineer positions require that candidates have at least a bachelor’s degree. It’s typical for them to have that bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, but some industrial engineers hold degrees in manufacturing engineering or even general engineering. Because experience and a proven track record at the position may give candidates a definite edge, those who want to be industrial engineers should try to sign up for a cooperative education engineering program that will offer both hands-on experience and a strong academic background. Some aspiring engineers may find that they want to look at other positions, such as sanitary engineer jobs or electrical supervisor jobs.

Industrial Engineering Job Market

Between 2012 and 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there will be a growth of 5 percent in industrial engineering jobs, which means that there will be over 233,400 industrial engineering jobs in 2022. Industrial engineers face a lot of challenges on the job, and it is a very dynamic and versatile position. They may sometimes be able to put their expertise to use in multiple industries, and businesses that range from manufacturing plants to non-profit organizations.

Industrial Engineering Job Salary Information

Industrial engineers earned an average annual salary of $78,860 in 2012. The top professionals in industrial engineer positions made over $118,300 per year, but the low-end average annual salary was under $51,180. Industrial engineers who work in aerospace product and parts manufacturing positions typically command the highest salaries.

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Job Summary The co-op will utilize industrial engineering principles and analytical & problem solving skills to evaluate job methods and work area layouts, with the intent to optimize efficiency, quality, comfort & safety. Job Duties Data analysis Investigative research Conducting laboratory and/ or field experiments Preferred Skills Knowledge of Industrial Engineering, Work Measurement and...
The INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING MANAGER evaluates, designs, and implements improvements to operational methods, procedures, and systems, by interfacing with field management and corporate planning groups. The Industrial Engineering Manager is primarily responsible for reducing operating expenses, increasing revenues, and enhancing customer service. Responsibilities Participates in or lead efforts to ...
Director of Operations needed for a permanent position in Houston, TX for one of the world's leading manufacturers of sealing products The company is expanding its operations in Houston by adding this position within the operations department. Full benefits, competitive salary, and friendly work environment are offered. Responsibilities for the Director of Plant Operations Direct Plant and Inven...
Job Summary The Industrial Engineering (IE) Planner supports business planning by developing daily, monthly, and annual plans for the Package, Hub or Feeder operations. He/She forecasts volume and productivity targets ensuring that the business plan production levels are achieved. Long range plans are developed for use in determining operations capacities. This position is responsible for develo...
Part-time supervisor responsibilities include: research, reporting, and presentations related to UPS and the airline industry. This includes support to the Marketing and Finance functions with potential support to the Domestic and International Planning functions. Examples of position include: calculating aircraft capacities, researching UPS fleet ranking, utilization studies, analyzing modificat...
The primary objective of this position is to manage the design and implementation of this Labor Management System. In addition, the Industrial Engineering Mgr may be involved in material handling and process improvement projects in the range of a few hundred thousand to three million dollars. We are looking for bright individuals with a strong work ethic that possess the creative, analytical, an...
Our client in Vernon, Ca is looking to hire a Product Manager who will manage the development and implementation of marketing activities to achieve sales, margin, and customer service goals for an industrial line of products. Must have a degree in Engineering with Marketing experience. Responsibilities for the Product Manager Perform in-depth market research studies of competitive environment wi...
Summary A Supply Chain and Operations product line manager is dedicated to 1 or several product ranges (Laser, CIJ, TTO, etc) and is responsible for the design, the implementation and the maintenance of the Supply Chain and Operations infrastructure for his/her product line to reach the best balance between service, cost and risk reduction. Client Details Process and or Industrial Engineering e...
Immediate opening for an Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Manager at a world-wide leading organization located near Morgantown, WV. This role is responsible for the development and management of the capital plan, reducing the facility costs while improving equipment reliability, EHS, utilization and performance. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree (Electrical, Controls, Automa...
Position Description: Industrial Engineering Intern - Summer 2015 Coach, founded in 1941 is America's premier accessible luxury accessories brand and a leader in international markets. We are a designer and marketer of high quality, modern accessories that complement the diverse lifestyles of today's consumer. Coach offers excellent career growth opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits ...
The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions -- Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense). In late 2012, we acquired Sierra Trading Post, an off-price, Internet retailer of apparel and ho...
Seeking talented engineering students for our Summer Internship Program at Snyder's-Lance in Columbus, GA Plant. As a 2015 Summer Intern you will benefit from on the job training, mentoring and participation in team projects, social events and continuous professional development. Interns will receive the opportunity to build professional relationships and enhance their interpersonal skills. Qual...
JOB DESCRIPTION PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Develop most efficient ways to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or service. Oversee all staff on the production floor. Help the company increase productivity. Optimize methods of business organization. Study product requirements and design manufacturing and information systems to meet requirements. Coordinate...
Job Designation Provide leadership for the Industrial Engineering team. Interface with the operations management team, prioritize projects, and set goals for the group. Instruct Industrial Engineers and Process Technicians on day-to-day activities. Resolve conflict with a fair and non-partial approach. Identify, analyze, and implement improvements in MPCR processes. Eliminate non-value added acti...
Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering Internship 
at Plibrico Company, LLC – Oak Hill, Ohio 45656 DESCRIPTION: Plibrico provides Excellence in Monolithic Refractory Materials, Engineering, Installation, and Construction This is a great opportunity for someone who has completed at least 1 year of Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering at a university level. We are seeking a candidate with an inte...
Lead engineering team developing industrial metrology products from concept through product launch. Requirements: *** Solid understanding of engineering related principles, practices, and procedures. *** Effective at independently leading cross-functional teams with little formal guidance. *** Track record managing multiple projects simultaneously. *** Capable of working well with large exten...
Job Summary: Development of models to plan and support production operations; shop Layout development; analysis of alternatives using modern industrial engineering techniques; writing and presentation of engineering analysis and recommendations in reports. Education/Experience: Requires a BS degree in Industrial Engineering or Systems Engineering with at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have 5+ years of o...
Job Description & Qualifications Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee man...
Kindred Healthcare Liberty, MO
Industrial Engineer - (Engineering Specialist - Industrial) DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Position Duties: * Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing * Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations * Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis * Recommend mos...
Ford Motor Company MO
Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and s...

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