Job Boards Template

Search Jobs

Industrial Engineer II (B Shift)

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 04/30/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28773

Job Description

Position Title:  Industrial Engineer II (B Shift)

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Industrial Engineer II contract opportunity with our client in Kent, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • The hired candidate will execute directly on the field time-motion studies on processes involved in chemical processing, precision cleaning and inspection of aerospace hardware for various spaceflight systems.
  • Perform time studies, make observations, and form opinions regarding issues identified, their cause and possible solutions.
  • Through time studies, observations, or data analysis, gathers data to form opinions regarding issues identified, their cause and possible solutions.
  • Performs 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 (and 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • 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

Job Qualifications:
  • BS in Operations Research, Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
  • 4+ years of 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
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion

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:
  • 3 Month Contract
  • Location: Kent, WA
  • Pay Range: $TBDhr
  • 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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

About Kent, WA

Ready to launch your career in Kent, Washington? Known for its vibrant community, stunning landscapes, and endless outdoor adventures, Kent is the perfect place to grow both personally and professionally. With easy access to the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty, including nearby Mount Rainier National Park and the Puget Sound, Kent offers a unique combination of urban amenities and outdoor experiences. Explore the local Kent Farmers Market, catch a show at the Kent Station, or cheer on the Seattle Thunderbirds. Don't miss the chance to join this thriving community and discover why Kent, WA, is the ideal location to take your career to the next level. Begin your job search today and be part of this dynamic and welcoming city!