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You might hire an industrial engineer to:

  • Establish procedures and systems to improve efficiency, eliminate waste, and reduce costs throughout the manufacturing process
  • Design, implement, and monitor process reports such as productivity and efficiency

  • Evaluate new and existing processes, equipment, and materials as an input to scheduling methods, performance metrics, and financial standards

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gain insight and direction on new and existing processes

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Experience in engineering or a computer science
Strong computer skills and familiarity using MS suite, including Access, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to interface with program management, manufacturing leads, customer, and functional leads
Strong teamwork mentality
Understanding of lean manufacturing principles