Industrial Engineer

Mount Juliet, TN, United States

The objective of the Industrial Engineer is to design and optimize the implementation and execution model of Optoro's software platform in whichever location they occur. Such modeling includes utilization of facilities, layout, takt times, material flow, and personnel to improve efficiency and reduce waste of all operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design of the physical processing related to our solution in collaboration with Solutions and Operations as well as the Client
  • Responsible for building out and maintaining the standard process flows based on the size of available space and Client or 3PL needs
  • Identify, support, and Lead value stream map improvements and waste elimination projects for unit processing that drive an increase in recovery, exceed SLA’s and reduce touches across Optoro's network of facilities in collaboration with 3PL’s and/or Clients
  • Develop time studies to maintain UPH / CPU model including fixed and variable costs.
  • Partner with Optoro product management team on labor management and warehouse management functionality - including ideation, design, test, and UAT
  • Collaborate with Training and Support with the content of training programs to promote efficient on-boarding of Optoro’s Software users
  • Conduct ad-hoc engineering time studies and layout designs to support solution development
  • Support implementations as needed
  • Create and maintain internal reports in support of departmental objectives and KPI's
  • Analyze workforce utilization, facility layout, and operational data, such as processing costs, process flow charts, cycle time, headcount balancing among others, to determine efficient utilization of workers
  • Create, maintain and refine a lean playbook which includes: 5S, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, mistake proofing and line balancing


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business Management, or related field
  • 4+ years of related work experience (Operations Line Manager, Site Industrial Engineer, Project Engineer, Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Management, Distribution Center Operations)
  • Significant knowledge/understanding of Distribution Center & Supply Chain techniques focused on lean manufacturing principles.
  • Strong mathematical and project management skills
  • Ability to execute against multiple projects and deadlines while maintaining high-quality work
  • Experience with software applications and programming. (Lucidchart & Autocad drawing)
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems effectively

Working Conditions:

  • Office and Warehouse conditions. Travel 50%

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to conduct time studies and standing for several hours
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

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