Industrial Engineer

Location: Columbus, Georgia US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 11208

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01362762 Date posted 11/14/2019 City Columbus State Georgia Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for!

We are looking for a dynamic Industrial Engineer in Columbus, GA. Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It involves driving efficiency, reducing costs, improving the quality of the products and services we provide, as well as improving the safety and ergonomics within our facilities. This role is key to Pratt & Whitney's operational transformation!

In this role you will support the manufacturing of aerospace engines with projects related to safety, quality, efficiency, productivity and cost. This includes the application of lean manufacturing techniques, human factors, logistics and production planning and control.


  • Implementing Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Overall Labor Effectiveness (OOE) initiatives within manufacturing operations
  • Calculating machine and labor requirements, capacity, and inventory needs
  • Improving work cell design and process flow, utilize structured problem solving methodology to improve capacity constrained work areas
  • Improving manufacturing visual management, participate in and lead kaizen events
  • Conducting time studies to create and maintain manufacturing standards
  • Developing and maintaining process maps, value stream maps, and standard work documents
  • Learning and applying new concepts while keeping current with state of the art techniques
  • Provide strategic direction for systems, projects, and programs to maximize efficiency of manufacturing, staffing and delivering products including internal and external manufacturing sources
  • Utilize factory simulations to perform "what if" scenarios, explore process bottlenecks and develop manufacturing strategies
  • Establish critical control points in the value stream to ensure that products meet financial planning, quality standards, and customer demand rates

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience in Industrial Engineering OR Master's Degree and 3+ years of experience in Industrial Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certified or ACE Associate
  • Experience with OEE and OLE/OOE
  • Previous Experience in IE Software Suites
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • Experience in work measurements, line balancing and capacity management
  • Working knowledge of production schedules, engineering specifications, material flow, and lean manufacturing principles
  • Reliability, willingness to learn, attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership with the ability to work in a fast pace manufacturing environment
  • Proven root cause solving capability
  • Ability to work and interact with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to data mine through multiple information systems
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems
  • Ability to meet commitments, balance and resolve conflicting priorities
  • High energy, dynamic individual who strives for continuous improvement
  • Results focused work ethic to resolve issues in a timely manner

Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do and that is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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