Industrial Engineer

ESP International

Our Company is a high energy, Employee-Owned company focused on creating raving fans by helping our customers deliver on their brand promise with cost-effective, high-performing products.

We pour our Core Values of Expertise, Service, and Passion into providing high quality parts in a global marketplace. 'We make it easy' for all of our stakeholders to have long-term, productive partnerships with our Company: our customers, our suppliers, and especially our Employees.

To our Employees: we pledge to provide you with a positive culture, effective management and development, and the resources you need to unleash your natural talents in the pursuit of excellence and continuous growth. We want you to THRIVE with ESP!

To THRIVE means to grow vigorously, to prosper, or to progress toward a goal despite obstacles. And together we will THRIVE when we:

T: Take Ownership
H: Have Fun
R: Create Raving Fans
I: 'I've Got Your Back'
V: Create Value Every Day
E: Embrace Change  

These Core Values and Behaviors describe who we are as a Company: what we value, what we celebrate, and what we seek in each other.

We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. We encourage all Employees to embrace the sense of ownership in everything they do. We believe all roles are critical and our potential for success is unlimited if we work together as a team. Description

The purpose of the Industrial Engineer is to maximize the utilization of machinery, technology, and human resources in the Company. The primary goal of their role is to increase productivity, efficiency, and value while meeting all customer, safety, and profitability requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the expert in designing the workflow, layout, equipment, and people needed to most effectively produce the desired quality and quantity of output
  • Develop methods of monitoring the real-time performance of these processes and resources, and make corrections and adjustments as needed
  • Relentlessly pursue continuous improvement, champion lean manufacturing, and eradicate waste
  • In addition to selecting equipment, they ensure it is appropriately maintained, updated, and replaced as needed
  • Partner with the functional manager to design roles, workstations, and processes, and ensure the work is performed safely and to the maximum productivity
  • Support the sales process by assisting in the quoting and realization of profitable assembly and value-add services


First Month:

  • Obtain solid working knowledge of the assembly and kitting operations
  • Build good working relationships with key members of the engineering, production, and warehouse departments
  • Complete a ‘line walk’ in all Iowa locations

First Quarter:

  • Prepare a detailed analysis and improvement recommendation for at least two core assembly or kitting processes or workstations
  • Become the champion of the 2 Second Lean program for all locations

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, or a related field; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience strongly preferred.
  • Lean certification preferred but not required.

Job ID: 73727

Posted 24 days ago

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