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Industrial Engineer

Req ID: J2302468

  • Location
    Florence, Kentucky, United States of America
  • Category Industrial Engineering
  • Posted Friday, May 20, 2022
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

The Industrial Engineer (IE) will be responsible for partnering with a Fortune 5 account and will focus on major projects involving planning, designing, implementing, and managing; integrated, production and service delivery systems that assure performance, reliability, maintainability, schedule adherence and cost control within the production site. The Industrial Engineer will adopt as its goals profitability, effectiveness, adaptability, responsiveness, quality, and the continuous improvement of products and services throughout their life cycles.

In this exciting role, you will focus on configure to order projects from new product introductions through the sustaining phase, working with an excellent team of engineering and materials professionals.


  • Manages cross functional teams from multiple sites to identify, develop, test and implement world class manufacturing equipment, systems, tools, procedures and processes.

  • Ensures that current and future processes and manufacturing systems meet and/or exceed customer and regulatory requirements.

  • Reviews and promotes improvement in customer metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Acts as a liaison for Operations and BU between Jabil sites for program transfers including providing input into transfer plans and timelines, supporting data, technology, process and procedural requirements as well as knowledge transfer activities and participating in launch activities as needed.

  • Provides support and technical assistance to new facility and/or Workcell startups.

  • Provides mentoring and technical assistance to Jabil site Industrial Engineering staff.

  • Leads and coordinates the standardization of systems, procedures and practices across all of the Jabil workcells.

  • Ensures that current and future quality and manufacturing systems meet and/or exceed customer and regulatory requirement.

Design of optimized human interfaces for SMT and Backend/DF in the following areas:

  • Raw material delivery process, storage and line feed systems.

  • Product flow and online material handling systems.

  • WIP management, sizing and buffer storage systems.

  • Ergonomic workstation design and layout.

  • Process optimization.

  • Layout of the workcell and/or complete Jabil plants.

  • 5S housekeeping techniques.

  • Develop/Sustain/Improve all assembly processes.

  • Time study analysis.

  • Own and drive yield improvement programs.

  • Box build quote and products.

  • Systems support (e.g. SAP, MES, IEDB…).

Should be able to be SME or support other IE’s in one or more of the IE SME categories like:

  • Work Measurement

  • Systems and Metrics

  • Ergonomics / Workstation and line design


  • Fixtures and Tools

  • Simulation

  • Quoting

  • Warehousing

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Minimum five (5) years work-related experience required in industrial engineering or related discipline.

  • Understanding and application of broad range of industrial engineering tools (ie. Work measurement, simulation, process mapping, facilities and workstation design, operations research, etc.).

  • Understanding of site’s facilities, capabilities and how they tie back to the Jabil strategies and direction.

  • Strong financial and analytical ability.

  • Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous improvements and cost reduction programs.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, and AutoCAD skills required.

Accessibility Accommodation

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