Industrial Engineer II

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Industrial Engineer II

Hazelwood, Missouri Contract Job ID: 2110129291
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech is seeking a Industrial Engineer for a position in St. Louis, MO

Job Purpose

Manage projects within manufacturing as well as projects outside of manufacturing. Determine how to manufacture parts or products, or deliver services, with maximum efficiency.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering to develop standards for various processes for production and design including forming, machining, composites, trim and drill, processing, painting, etc. 
  • Track hour’s performance for manufacturing by the various processes and programs. Analyze shop capacities for machinery and calculate percentage loads.
  • Participate in the budgeting process, financial reporting process and Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, process flows, and other information to understand methods and activities in manufacturing and services. 
  • Develop management control systems to make financial planning and cost analysis more efficient.
  • Develop time studies and build alignment
  • Enact quality control procedures to resolve production problems or minimize costs.
  • Design control systems to coordinate activities and production planning to ensure that products meet quality standards.  
  • Confer with customers about product specifications, vendors about purchases, management personnel about manufacturing capabilities, and staff about the status of projects.
  • Engage in supply chain management to help the business minimize inventory costs, conduct quality assurance activities to help keep customers satisfied. 
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering preferred. However, degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering Technology, or general engineering will be accepted.
Experience and Qualifications 
  • Must have a minimum of  2-4 years IE experience
  • Must know LEAN & KAIZEN
  • Aerospace is preferred but not required 
  • Candidate must have skills of creativity and ingenuity to design new production processes in many kinds of settings to reduce use of material resources, time, or labor while accomplishing the same goal.
  • Critical-thinking skills which allows for creation of new systems to solve problems related to waste and inefficiencies.  Solving these problems requires logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to the problems.
  • Listening skills developed through operating in teams, but they must also solicit feedback from customers, vendors, and production staff. They must listen to customers and clients to fully grasp ideas and problems the first time.
  • Math skills with a basic understanding of the principles of calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced topics in mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work.
  • Problem-solving skills that allow for the ability of designing facilities for manufacturing and processes for providing services, this candidate may deal with several issues at once, from workers’ safety to quality assurance.
  • Speaking/Presentation skills, candidate may have to explain their instructions to production staff or technicians before they can make written instructions available. Being able to explain concepts clearly and quickly is crucial to preventing costly mistakes and loss of time.
  • Writing skills, candidate must create documentation for other professionals or for future reference. The documentation must be coherent and explain their thinking clearly so that others can understand the information.
Please send resumes to or call 314-264-3135 to discuss 
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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