Industrial Engineer

Industrial Engineer
in Morganton, NC - US

Job Description

This position is responsible for developing work standards, evaluation of operational costs, validation of capital expenditures and participating in continuous improvement projects to support the engineering and production departments. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Promote a safe work environment
  • Develop labor standards and estimates
  • Apply and revise the operation routings for the plant bills of materials
  • Perform cost rollups and verifications for the introduction of new products into the facility
  • Evaluate workloads for plant operations
  • Maintain the accuracy of the bill of material usages and routings for the plant’s components and finished goods via periodic audits
  • Perform capacity studies to evaluate the need for replacement or additional equipment or tooling
  • Perform cost analyses for new equipment justification, outsourcing of components, impact of new business on plant operations, and the impact of method, material, packaging changes
  • Provide cost estimates to Corporate Pricing for quoting of new business
  • Perform monthly reviews of selected reports to ensure the accuracy of our standard costs and to understand any changes in the costs
  • Perform reviews of significant inventory adjustments to provide insight into the root cause of the adjustments
  • Provide an annual review of production work cell standards to determine if revisions to the routings are feasible
  • Assist the plant by participating in process and departmental audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or related field, required


  • Experience or internship in a manufacturing environment, preferred
  • Prior experience in time studies – training in MTM-1, preferred
  • Proficiency in ERP systems, Oracle preferred
  • Intermediary in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint


  • Must have the ability to work with management and manufacturing personnel to effectively evaluate the overhead costs associated with manufacturing operations and products
  • Must be able to develop/revise standards, methods, and costing for new/existing processes and products
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with all levels of the organization concerning work standards and costing issues
  • Must have the ability to coordinate and facilitate discussions between Operations & Engineering concerning costing questions or issues
  • Must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees
  • Must have the ability to gather input from production personnel and encourage a culture of teamwork through active listening and team implementation of process improvements
  • Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables and situations
  • Must be able to  work in a highly confidential work environment


  • This position may require travel of up to 5%.


Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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