Industrial Engineer

Scientific, the industry leader in enabling science teachers to educate young
minds in both the US and Canada, is seeking an Industrial Engineer.? We are looking for the very best candidates
who are dedicated to process improvement, detailed analysis, and seeing
projects through to completion. If you take
pride in your work and like ?big-picture? thinking, we want to talk with you!

You will
hold a critical role in our company by being part of a dynamic, hardworking team
that impacts the growth of Flinn through our warehouse operations. ?You
will have a direct influence and ability to make a difference within the
science community as our organization continues to grow.?

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You will be responsible for determining
the most effective ways to improve processes and performance. You will be
tasked with developing ways to increase productivity, maximize efficiency, and reduce
waste. Understanding product flow and shop floor optimization, as well as
completing labor hour forecasting, critical path analysis, capacity analysis, and
staffing analysis will be central to your role.

The Industrial Engineer ?

  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to move
    products through our facility and to promote efficient utilization.

  • You will be responsible for creating and
    implementing project plans utilizing project management tools such as; GANTT
    Charts and risk mitigation tools.

  • Slot products into warehouse operations in order
    to maximize efficiencies and movements within the facility.

  • Review production schedules, orders, and related
    information to obtain knowledge of warehouse operation methods, procedures, and

  • Estimate production costs, cost saving methods,
    and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management
    review, action, and control.

  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials,
    and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency using drafting tools and

  • Coordinate and implement quality control
    objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize
    product reliability, or minimize costs.

  • Communicate with management and user personnel
    to develop production and design standards.

  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of
    personnel, material, and utilities.

  • Develop operational methods, labor utilization
    standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility

  • Apply statistical methods and perform
    mathematical calculations to determine operational processes, staff
    requirements, and production standards.

What You Bring to the Team

  • Experience with leading large complex projects; meeting
    critical milestones, advising on timeline changes, and seeing projects through
    to successful completion.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of
    engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles,
    techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various
    goods and services.

  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing
    related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production
    processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the
    effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
    alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and
    principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints,
    drawings, and models.

  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or
    is likely to go wrong. After recognizing the problem, communicate issue and
    possible solutions with team members.

  • Excellent
    communication skills; both verbal and written.

  • Understanding of inventory control systems: bar
    coding, bin locations, inventory moves.

What You Are Good At and What Is
Important To You

  • Business Acumen ? business
    operations excite you and you understand the impact of warehouse operations on
    the success of the company

  • Deadline Oriented
    ? able to work effectively under narrow time limitations to produce accurate

  • Problem Solving
    ? using initiative and judgment in dealing with work flow and uncertain

  • Integrity ? you have high
    standards and expect the same from all others in the organization

  • You are goal oriented,
    results-focused and a high achiever with an optimistic, ?can-do? attitude

  • You display effective time
    management and organizational skills and utilize available resources

What You Need to be Successful

Bachelor?s degree in engineering
or related field required. Three to five years of Industrial Engineering
experience with a focus on manufacturing/distribution operations. Understanding
of Lean/ Six Sigma principles is preferred. Project
Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management
(CAPM) designations are preferred.
Previous experience with Computer Aided
Design (CAD) software, inventory management software, and supply chain software
is a plus.

Culture is Important to Us and Should Be to

The Flinn Scientific Mission,
Philosophy and Values commit each one of us to build strong relationships with
our customers and teammates.? These
relationships are built upon a foundation of open communication, honesty, trust
and respect.? We define the behaviors we
will use to work with one another to achieve continuous improvement and growth
in our roles, as well as in our relationships.?
We believe that by embracing and practicing our core values, the culture
created will push us forward in our ability to achieve both personal and
company goals and make everyone?s experience at Flinn enjoyable.

Why Flinn Scientific?

  • Compensated
    with a competitive wage

  • Full benefits available

  • Flinn Gives Back! Every year we participate in philanthropy
    events/fundraisers for various charity organizations

  • Fun office events and celebrations

Flinn Scientific, Inc. is an EEO
and ADA employer.


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