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Industrial Engineer II (A Shift)

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 04/19/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28717

Job Description

Position Title:  Industrial Engineer II (A Shift)

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for an Industrial Engineer II with our client in Merritt Island, FL.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Execute time-motion study directly on the field
  • Perform time studies, make observations, and form opinions regarding issues identified, their cause, and possible solutions
  • Perform analysis aimed at improving operations, determining hourly labor requirements, and developing planning standards. In addition, assists with analyses that are smaller subcomponents of larger more complex projects
  • Provides input into the design for simple studies under the direction of the supervisor, plans study schedule, meets and trains hourly data collectors (when applicable), and ensures that data is being collected properly.
  • Based on study observations, provides input to aid in troubleshooting and problem solving. Manages the data input and organization of time study data collected
  • Develops ad hoc queries and reporting needed for others/users to track and monitor operating performance. Updates and maintains existing databases and spreadsheet tables
  • Gathers and manipulates large quantities of data into a format necessary for analysis
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training, and team member involvement activities
  • Work directly at consolidating and validating the industrial engineering models
  • Lead manufacturing-related projects
  • Lead operations improvement - ergonomic & human factor, operations plans, recovery planning, capacity planning and capital planning
  • Provide production support - scheduling, theory of constraint, budget & forecast, crew empowerment, defect analysis, core competency definition, make/buy evaluation, benchmarking analysis
  • Identify and prioritize process improvement project - lean manufacturing, engineering economic analysis, process mapping, root cause analysis, statistical methods, six sigma and time studies
  • Facilitate system integration - Value Stream Analysis, Facility Layouts, Production Systems Design, Manufacturing Process Design, Systems Thinking, Facilities Planning, and Requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:
  • BS in Operations Research, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-5 years’ experience working directly with manufacturing in a production environment
  • Demonstrated ability in manufacturing and/or facilities planning
  • Factory flow, process modeling, and simulations experience
  • Experience leading continuous improvement and value stream mapping events
  • Strong analytic skill set and a high degree of proficiency in data mining
  • Exceptional with Excel and manual data analysis
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communication Skills

Desired Qualifications:
  • Operations Management, Construction Management, MSE and/or MBA
  • Manned space flight production experience
  • Project Management Certification (PMP)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
  • Experience transitioning development to production
  • Strong teaming skills
  • Experience with manufacturing organizations and/or supply chain
  • Hands-on experience with materials and manufacturing processes


Job Details:
  • 6 Month Contract
  • Location: Merritt Island, FL
  • Pay Range: $43-$50/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.


Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to product development companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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