Industrial Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00017701
Date Posted:Feb 19
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:

We are currently searching for an Industrial Engineer for our manufacturing client in the Monroe, MI area. This is a 6 month contract-to-direct opportunity and requires about 80% of travel to plants and tool shops in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. You will work at the corporate office on Monday and be on the road visiting plants and suppliers Tuesday-Friday. You will have the use of a company vehicle.


  • Responsible for developing, installing, and maintaining cost effective methods of manufacturing, fair and equitable manufacturing operating standards; also responsible for generating and implementing cost reduction proposals for direct and indirect labor operations at all manufacturing locations.
  • Participate at initiation phase of new product lines to assist in design for cost effective manufacturing, building tooling by motion economy principles.
  • Develop and design workplace layout through the use of motion economy principles, handling devices, etc.
  • Develop, install, and maintain equitable standards.
  • Measure variances to standards, identify out of control variances, investigate reasons, suggest solutions, install and follow up.
  • Keep division performance within budgeted performance standards.
  • Keep abreast of technology trends, investigate, and install most effective methods of manufacturing to keep company competitive.
  • Keep records of methods changes that reduce production costs and strive to attain budgeted goal.
  • Select appropriate technique of work measurement and measure work contents to support labors; establish standards and measure performance against standards.
  • Develop management information systems for planning and control purposes.
  • Participate in APQP program.
  • Perform MODAPTs studies as required.
  • Current Model; New Model Programs; monitor Plant progress; publish program status; feedback report to APQP teams.
  • Authorized to make job changes concerning line speed.
  • Assist in reducing floor space usage.
  • Assist Corporate Senior Industrial Engineer in achieving direct labor, indirect labor, and diverted direct labor reduction targets.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in Industrial Engineering preferably in automotive manufacturing

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume in Word format to

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