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Industrial Engineer


LEAD Staffing

Industrial Engineer
Dalton, GA
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Job Description: Industrial Engineer
LEAD Technical
Dalton, GA
Position Type:  Full Time, Direct Hire
Salary Range:  $65,000 – $75,000
Position Summary:
As an Entry Level Industrial Engineer, you will play a critical role in optimizing manufacturing processes, enhancing efficiency, and contributing to the overall success of our operations. Your primary responsibilities will include data analysis, process improvement, and project management in a manufacturing environment.
Industrial Engineer Essential Job Functions:
  1. Apply statistical methods and mathematical calculations to analyze manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.
  2. Create and maintain Value Stream maps for new products to identify opportunities for improvement.
  3. Develop Standard Work processes to streamline production.
  4. Maintain plant layouts for new product launches, process changes, and workflow updates.
  5. Manage the plant's long-term layout plan, including phase-in and phase-out of all products over five years.
  6. Maintain capacity plans for various processes, ensuring proper capacity availability and reporting to production and management.
  7. Collaborate with the procurement team to establish internal and external packaging standards, optimizing them for production line constraints and inventory management.
  8. Work with the procurement team to optimize internal logistics flow for both new and existing products.
  9. Conduct time studies and production line audits to confirm cycle times and identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.
  10. Lead Kaizen projects aimed at enhancing material handling, logistics, and operator efficiency.
  11. Generate comprehensive reports on projects, including continuous improvement initiatives and the status of new product releases.
  12. Complete Industrial Engineering responsibilities for Product Introduction Requests (PIRs) for all new projects.
  13. Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to optimize staff and facility utilization.
  14. Study operational sequences, material flow, functional statements, organization charts, and project information to determine worker functions and responsibilities, with an emphasis on value analysis and value engineering concepts.
Industrial Engineer Experience and Education Requirements:
  1. Bachelor's degree in a related discipline.
  2. Internship or 1 year of experience in a related field.
  3. Certifications such as Green Belt is preferred.
  4. Prior usage of CAD design software.
We encourage individuals with a passion for industrial engineering and a desire to make a significant impact in the manufacturing industry to apply for this entry-level position. 

About LEAD Technical 
The LEAD Technical team aims to build trusting partnerships with companies seeking quality skilled workers in automation, construction, IT, and manufacturing industries. With high praise for exceptional customer service, leadership, and quality matching, LEAD Technical is ready to anticipate your business needs and find the perfect candidates to solve your workforce challenges.
LEAD is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
LEAD is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a growing national company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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