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Industrial Plant Engineer




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

The Industrial Plant Engineer is responsible for assigning work and training production personnel, assisting with process improvements, and ensuring quality, safety, and productivity goals are met.


  • Driving continuous improvement efforts in the plant in terms of quality (e.g., eliminating waste, reducing process variation, increasing production throughput and improving manufacturing processes).

  • Resolving manufacturing problems by investigating issues, identifying root causes, taking corrective actions and documenting results/process changes by using different quality techniques to determine the complexity of the problem(s).

  • Developing and implementing solutions that improve the quality and efficiency of the various manufacturing processes in fabrication and assembly operations. 

  • Preparing manuals and training plant floor workers in the use of new forms, reports, procedures or equipment, focusing training on correct quality check procedures, root cause analysis and corrective action using ISO 9001 certification criteria.

  • Utilizing technical skills and operational experience to develop technical solutions for production problems that involve, methods, equipment, material replenishment, process controls, error-proofing, overall equipment effectiveness, and others.

  • Ensuring plant layout is suitable for an efficient manufacturing process.  Reviewing, studying, following, and implementing plans and solutions to the production process while conferring with management. 

  • Acting as a liaison between plant leads, plant workers, and management to accomplish the production objectives set forth by company vision.

  • Keeping records of production suppliers essential for the production process and review delivery records to confirm quality requirements were fulfilled.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, or similar field of study).  Master’s degree preferred.

  • Personality: Candidates must have integrity, be highly analytical, and have a strong desire to be deeply involved in the business.  Candidates must be organized and methodical in their work, with the ability to learn quickly and adapt easily to change.  Candidates must be able to persevere through difficult work challenges with the highest degree of dedication.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to interact and communicate effectively with personnel from all levels of the organization

  • Understanding of safe work practices, OSHA, EPA.

  • Desire to work in a manufacturing environment and ability to work in hot and cold plant conditions

  • Fluency in English and Spanish.

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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