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Industrial Engineers manage and develop all of the resources of a production system, from human to material. Responsibilities shown on example resumes in this field include reviewing organic and contracted maintenance procedure plans; improving maintenance procedures, processes and methods; and making decisions based on trended records through databases and presenting those results to the superiors. Industrial Engineers can typically show a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, logistics, or business management on their resumes, although most employers prefer a master's degree in a related field and relevant experience, especially for advanced positions.

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Industrial Engineer

Determined the right capacity for the demand using SIMIO and MPX for various cells (Assembly and machine
shop) and increased on time delivery by 15% and reduced over time by 20%

  • Spearheaded POLCA implementation for a high mix low volume product line aiming WIP reduction by 25%
  • Commissioned the implementation of a capital product assembly line by designing efficient layouts
  • Redefined kitting process which improved JIT assembly and productivity improvement of 25%
  • Led a cross-functional team of 10 people and reconciled job variances over million $ per month
  • Performed BOM and Routing updates in the ERP system (Oracle EBS) ensuring accurate back scheduling
  • Developed a new process for work order issue and completion that reduced the WIP cycle by 30%
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BE
Production Engineering
MS
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Project
2

Senior Industrial Engineer

Reduced MRO and Tooling expenses resulting in an annual savings of over $700,000

  • Reduced scrap across the shop floor resulting in an annual savings of over $500,000
  • Participated in the review and evaluation of new product designs and design changes
  • Actively collaborated with Quality to conduct RCA for defects, determine corrective and preventive actions
  • Implemented KPIs for various manufacturing departments to help measure Managing Daily Improvement (MDI)
  • Managed implementation of Barcoding System across the shop floor and vendors sites to improve order traceability, Shipping and inventory accuracy
  • Designed floor layout and managed relocation of over 150 machines in a 200,000 SFT facility to reduce material flow by 40%
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Industrial Engineering
3

Industrial Engineer

Reporting to the Director of Optimization. Charged with applying lean principles and promoting continuous improvement corporate wide, supporting six locations in the western U.S. Dehydrated potato producer.

  • Implemented a visual pull system that managed customer finished goods at eleven forward distribution centers, reduced lead time and inventory, improved cash flow by approximately $1 million.
  • Non-mechanical Downtime Champion, organized and conducted continuous improvement events across the company, focused on production and administrative lead time, realized productivity improvements by as much as 50% and $200k plus in savings.
  • Training-Within-Industry (TWI) Leader, leading a team to document work instructions within manufacturing facilities, applying TWI training techniques, auditing training performance.
  • Key contributor to Lean Leadership Summit, an annual corporate training event, developed key workshop content in Lean, conducted classes and workshops for all levels of the organization.
  • Performed labor analyses in warehousing, identifying and eliminating non value added activities, reducing labor costs by $90,000 per year.
  • Presently working to implement an employee suggestion system across all manufacturing plants.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
C
Six Sigma
C
Lean Manufacturing
BS
Industrial Engineering
4

Industrial Engineer

Coordinate and initiate continuous improvement events that affect manufacturing processes and products in an industrial organization. Work with cross-functional teams, including customers, quality, engineering, materials, human resources and corporate management, to implement lean manufacturing principals to improve quality, delivery and cost. Lead continuous process improvement program. Direct projects with up to 12 employees and budgets of up to $1.5M.

  • Saved approximately $14,000/year per cell (up to 20 machines each), by installing in-line shut-off valves that could be turned on and off by management to control the amount of air compressor run time.
  • Developed cell lay-out for maximum production requirements with best possible utilization of labor force directed at one piece flow.
  • Reduced number of operators needed and improved quality per machine by changing the style of proximity switch holders and switch locations.
  • Collaborated with a large team to bring a take-over job into production in less than 6 weeks, producing all eight styles of seat frames for one vehicle and exceeding customer expectations. Result was annual sales: est. $17M.
  • Led team of 12, with budget of $1.5M, to develop work cell, create plan layout changes, plan part flow and raw material locations, and set timing for each machine run-off.
  • Led a team for new project to build solar cartridges and assemble solar panels for installation at job sites.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AAS
Mechanical Design Engineering Technology
Leadership
5

Industrial Engineer

Managed quality systems for operations to help maintain a claim rate below our target of 0.15%

  • Managed production budgets and standards for 7 separate finishing operations
  • Assisted in integrating visual auditing systems into manufacturing process to automate monitoring equipment health and product quality with an annual savings of $70,000
  • Evaluated and prioritized process improvement opportunities for production operations
  • Implemented 5S improvements to create and maintain a lean work environment
  • Facilitated weekly value stream team meetings to track production improvement projects
  • Selected participant of Armstrong's Lean Leadership Certification Program 2013
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Industrial And Systems Engineering
Community
6

Industrial Engineer

Validated, improved, supported new equipment and processes in the manufacture of medical devices. Used lean methods and continuous improvement to drive change. Trained and supervised operators for improved performance while meeting customer expectations.

  • Produced workplace layouts and flows to better utilize materials and resources within a clean room setting
  • Modified metrics to include OEE to improve understanding of problem areas and to direct concentrated efforts
  • Improved equipment/processes to facilitate less downtime and scrap while improving throughput 20-30%
  • Involved operators in continuous improvement activities to drive ownership and accountability in processes
  • Conducted DOE and capability studies in the validation process for customer acceptance of operations
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
MS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Industrial Engineer

Implemented site-wide inventory reporting system which resulted in 10% improvement in accuracy.

  • Initiated, organized, and participated in continuous improvement activities with cross functional teams.
  • Participated in global industrial engineering team improving efficiency within production lines (OEE),
  • Evaluated line and equipment capacities as well as de-bottlenecking potentials and capacity ramp plans, supported flow improvements and cycle time management activities, and facilitated improvement projects and change management.
  • Demonstrated project management acumen with development, documentation, and training of new loading and scheduling toolsets.
  • Developed Supply Chain SAP Power User position and responsibilities.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
History
8

Industrial Engineer

Reduced 30ksf commercial office building normalized energy use by ~15%. Electricity rate reduced 12%.

  • Assessed torque-system calibration and test laboratory's ISO 17025 compliance
  • Analyzed and helped reduce PM part weight variability by estimated 25%
  • Assisted EPS client with re-location planning; CAD layout, process flow diagram(s), asset BIM data
  • Conducted predominant-use studies (electricity and natural gas) for state tax exemption (various)
  • Analyzed various process cooling, compressed air and lighting systems for improved energy efficiency
  • Worked with local professional association conducting outreach energy audits for non-profit organizations
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Management
MS
Industrial Engineering
Energy Manager
9

Industrial Engineer

Managed projects from small design and fabrication projects to large capital installation projects (+$700,000).

  • Controlled labor costs for five production departments with an annual labor cost over $5 Million.
  • Constructed accurate production standards through extensive time studies.
  • Contributed to improving the bottom line by identifying water and material savings projects.
  • Revitalized the ergonomics program by emphasizing operator feedback.
  • Developed innovative solutions to layout challenges through designs performed using AutoCAD.
  • Member of the Sustainability Committee, and managed plant recycling efforts.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Physics
MS
Industrial Engineering
10

Industrial Engineer

Applied best practice-based manufacturing and logistics management techniques to the production process

  • Evaluated labor and materials cost for optimization of profitability
  • Implemented new manufacturing processes to minimize waste by 90%.
  • Optimized plant layout increasing efficiency of product flow
  • Established priorities for the maintenance, function and effective utilization of personnel and equipment.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BE
Bachelor of Engineering

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