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Industrial Engineer

San Antonio, TX 78219

Posted: 11/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 127899 Pay Rate: $90000 / year

Job Description

LK Jordan & Associates are seeking an Industrial Engineer will lead lean continuous improvement projects on both existing and new processes. This will include performing process audits, time studies of existing assembly build processes, and will involve designing and creating new assembly fixtures, tools, and testers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs process audits, time studies, and line balancing of assembly build processes.

  • Create or update assembly processes work instructions as needed.

  • Evaluate manufacturing assembly processes and practices and identify those needing improvements.

  • Optimize material conveyance and inventory processes.

  • Utilize Lean tools and methodologies to eliminate waste and maximize company value streams.

  • Utilize Six Sigma tools and methodologies to reduce variation and defect rates across the company.

  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers with actions required for new product introductions.

  • Designs and specifies fixtures, tools and testers needed to achieve manufacturing goals.

  • Comply with all company policies, rules, guidelines, and behavior expectations.

  • Perform other duties as requested by the company.

  • Facilitate Kaizen events to achieve the company’s goals.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of Six Sigma and Lean tools (PDCA, DMAIC, DMADV, A3, 8D, Fishbone Diagram, SIPOC, Kaizen, 5 Whys)

  • Knowledge on Lean Manufacturing Concepts including the 8 wastes,

  • Understanding of work measurement techniques such as MOST, time study and motion, Standard Time Data, Work Sampling, etc.

  • Lean and Six Sigma Training

  • Analyze and optimize workflow of resources associated with production processes.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite to include Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated ability in analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of staff from hourly workers to company executives.

  • Experience using Solid Works, Infor, Salesforce software packages.

  • Experience working in an industrial or manufacturing environment.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, Electromechanical/Mechatronics engineering from an accredited college.

  • Two years or more experience working for a manufacturer in a lean centric role.


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Five years of more experience working for a manufacturer in a lean centric role.

  • Experience advancing a manufacturing companies lean journey.

  • Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing certification.


Working Environment:

  • Smoke free workplace.


For a Confidential Conversation regarding this outstanding career opportunity please contact: Roy Campbell | 210.541.0471 or to apply please send your resume to

Our most successful Candidates come from referrals, so if this position doesn’t look like a great opportunity for you - but you happen to know or have coached this special talent - please forward this email to them or refer me their name in confidence. 

Thank you for your consideration!

“L.K. Jordan & Associates is and equal opportunity employers”.

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