Industrial Engineer

Full Time
9 months ago

To be considered for this role, here are the skills we are looking for:

  • Enthusiasm for continuous improvement and a heavy focus on finding more efficient methods
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Hiring level will be determined based on the best fit candidate, but some experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • The ability to take high-level data and processes and effectively communicate them both verbally and written to a variety of end-users
  • Experience developing professional-level presentations via Microsoft applications and delivering them confidently
  • A desire to learn all aspects of the tire manufacturing process including equipment requirements, incentive standards, formal work procedures, and more
  • It’s a plus if you have working knowledge of AutoCAD, TPS programs, 5S, Process Flow, Kanban Systems, and other Lean manufacturing principals
  • A willingness to work in a collaborative atmosphere with teammates, as well as team members from other departments

**Hiring level will be determined by the best fit candidate. New grads and experienced professionals are encouraged to apply**


Job Responsibilities

As an Industrial Engineer, you will be responsible for improvement initiatives and production support in all areas of plant operations. In doing so, you will be responsible for:

  • Determining and monitoring capacity analysis for all plant equipment and assisting with installation schedules, expansion analysis, and planning when needed
  • Writing clear, concise standard operating procedures (SOPs) for manual operations
  • Investigating and evaluating cost-reduction action items and providing financial analysis of equipment and materials
  • Drafting the design of a workspace, assuring optimum material/product flow and proper storage is achieved
  • Developing and maintaining incentive standards and productivity guidelines, plus providing performance tracking systems and reports
  • Determining production requirements based on product mix and quantity, as well as determining labor requirements, planned hours, and material handling procedures
  • Helping develop the plant operating budget and direct labor costs/standards
  • Conducting machine cycle audits/line speed audits
  • Assisting in implementation of automated storage control systems
  • Ensuring operations are smooth through continuous support and special projects



Benefit Summary

At YTMV, we know how important it is for employees to feel secure in both their personal and professional life. Not only will you receive a competitive salary, but we have crafted a robust benefits package based on our mission to be the most engaged team in the industry. Here are a few benefits and perks you will receive as a full-time employee:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance at a reasonable cost available to you and your family
  • A 50% 401K company match up to 6%, plus an additional 5% put in by the company after 1 year of service
  • Paid Time Off and company paid holidays to refresh, recharge, or just enjoy the weather
  • Two weeks of paid parental leave for births or adoptions
  • Volunteer time off because we encourage making a difference in our community
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability because unexpected things happen
  • A relaxed, pleasant work environment with several activities throughout the year including giveaways, free food, and family events (plus you can wear jeans to work)
  • Three sets of heavily discounted tires per year – we truly believe in our product
  • Continuing education assistance to help master your craft
1500 Indiana Street, Salem, VA 24153