senior industrial engineer resume example with 15+ years of experience

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Results-driven, skilled Industrial Engineer focused on achieving success and increased productivity through improvements in operations, quality, safety and administration.

  • Good interpersonal skills, coaching skills, written/verbal communication, working within a team environment and trainer skills
  • Project planning
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Self-motivation to take on additional responsibilities to enhance value to organization
  • Lean manufacturing principles
  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Cost reduction and containment
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Industrial Engineering principles
Education and Training
Tshwane University of Technology , Pretoria Expected in 2001 National Diploma : Industrial Engineering - GPA :
  • Cost & Management Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Facility Lay-Out & Materials Handling
  • Production Management
  • Industrial Work Study
  • Quality Assurance
Hanze University of Groningen , Groningen Expected in 2000 Bachelors : Technology Management - GPA :
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Management Techniques
  • Business Logistics
  • Business Informatics
  • Business Administration
  • Social Management
Professional Experience
Xpo Logistics - Senior Industrial Engineer
Mercerville, NJ, 10/2016 - 06/2017
  • Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
  • Developed production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Ensured the most cost-effective production methods were employed.
  • Monitored the production processes and adjusted schedules.
  • Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Worked with management to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Reviewed operations and conferred with technical or administrative staff to resolve production and processing problems.
Xpo Logistics - Acting Supervisor Industrial Engineering - Paint Shop & Engine Plant
Meriden, CT, 10/2014 - 09/2016
  • Generated manpower plans for different manufacturing volume scenarios.
  • Measured and monitored Man hours required for production of vehicles.
  • Lead ergonomics improvement forecasts and updated company's ergonomics report. 
  • Generated budget plans and forecasting for current and future projects.
  • Collaborated with engineers and project managers regarding design parameters for client projects.
Nokia - Senior Industrial Engineer
Virtual Office Montana, MT, 09/2012 - 09/2014
  • Coordinated and implemented productivity improvement activities on the shop floor.
  • Facilitated production systems productivity improvement workshops.
  • Assessed and improved workplaces/workstations for employees using EAWS methodology.
  • Eliminated non-value work activities in order to enhance the manufacturing input, i.e. improve the manpower, manning hours, and overall production out in manufacturing of vehicles.
  • Eliminated nine types of waste.
  • Implemented 5s workplace methodology.
  • Created lean processes to maximize the efficiency of manufacturing processes.
Jabil Inc. - Acting Supervisor Industrial Engineering - Final Assembly/Car Final
Albuquerque, NM, 02/2012 - 08/2012
  • Supervised and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations.
  • Mastered the intricacies of the process flow within each department.
  • Led regular stand-up meetings, events and continuous improvement projects with measurable goals.
  • Maintained and enforced a safe and clean working environment at all times.
  • Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the performance outcomes to set future targets.
  • Coordinated and developed new product design in collaboration with engineering staff.
  • Implemented root cause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve product quality. Enforced a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership. Improved efficiency and productivity by eliminating waste and production constraints. Collaborated with the engineering team to adjust and modify production equipment. Completed key projects on time, on budget and with a high level of accuracy. Reviewed the performance of subordinates.
Fidelity National Information Services - Industrial Engineer - Contract
Albuquerque, NM, 10/2010 - 09/2011
  • Coordination and implementation of productivty improvement activities on the shop floor
  • Participating in production systems productivity improvement workshops
  • Elimination of non-value add work content in order to enhance the VBZ, i.e. improve the manpower, manning hours, and overall production out in vehicle production
  • Elimination of nine types of waste
  • Creating lean processes to maximize the efficiency of manufacturing processes
Almo Corporation - Business Development Manager
Morrow, GA, 01/2008 - 01/2010
  • Managed the complete life-cycle of all sales and marketing processes
  • Lead and coordinated company sales and marketing functions
  • Developed and implemented sales and marketing strategy
  • Generated new accounts by implementing effective networking and content marketing strategies.
  • Identified strategic partnerships and gathered market information to gain a competitive advantage.
  • Monitored and analyzed sales and marketing activities against goals set by CEO
  • Reviewed the performance of subordinates.
E-Soul Technology Services - Business Process Analyst (Consultant)
City, STATE, 06/2007 - 2008
  • Developed organizational change management strategies.
  • Identified "bottlenecks" and implemented new and improved processes and policies.
  • Led cross-functional teams to analyze and understand the operational impacts and opportunities of technology changes.
  • Developed metrics used to determine inefficiencies and areas for improvement.
  • Documented process flows and developed requirements for functional improvements and enhancements.
  • Conducted activity-based analysis of business processes using erwin Business Process Modeling software and made recommendations based on the findings.
  • Boosted company efficiency and customer satisfaction by streamlining processes deemed inefficient.
Lamacs Solutions - Project Manager
City, STATE, 06/2006 - 06/2007
  • Managed a project budget of $700 000.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to draft project schedules and plans.
  • Defined project deliverable and monitored status of tasks.
  • Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes.
  • Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.
  • Monitored costs, timescales and resources used to achieve deliverable.
  • Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
  • Developed slideshows and other forms of media to present project progress to the executive team.
E-Soul Technology Services - Business Process Analyst Sr.
City, STATE, 09/2005 - 05/2006
  • Performed business analysis interviews with lectures and operational staff in order to understand and document process requirements for student registration
  • Conducted workflow analysis
  • Process Re-engineering and gap analysis
  • Employed & trained staff on the new student registration process
  • Organized project logistics (Venue, technology, artwork and working times) for registration
  • Developed new analytics tool to allow senior management to understand the impact of each project.
Volkswagen South Africa - Junior Industrial Engineer
City, STATE, 08/2002 - 07/2005
  • Design facilities and layouts for improving work flow and reduced production downtime
  • Coordinate planning, training, implementation and sustenance of Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) in areas of responsibility
  • Lower costs and shorten cycle times through effective use of Industrial Engineering principles
  • Production planning and determination of optimum production sequence in collaboration with production line management and marketing department
  • Conducted FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) meetings with different role players on manufacturing related problems
  • Developed metrics used to determine inefficiencies and areas for improvement.
Nissan South Africa - Graduate Trainee - Industrial Engineering
City, STATE, 04/2000 - 07/2002
  • Conducted continuous improvement principles on production line
  • Executed continuous time, motion, and method studies for line balancing.
  • Conducted training workshops for shop floor management to acquaint them with Industrial Engineering principles.
  • Analyzed production data, draw up trend graphs and reports, and make recommendations.
Project Coordination
  • Provided drafting and project set-up support to the communications staff, creating initial to final drawings for two light rail engineering projects.
Organizational Design
  • Prepared plans and layouts for equipment or system arrangements and space allocation.
Project Management
  • Supervised project production efforts to ensure projects were completed to company standards, on time and within budget constraints.
Product Improvement
  • Liaised with product engineering to modify and improve overall product performance.
  • Eliminated machine downtime through recommendation of new technology to improve effeciency.
  • Created presentation materials for sales, customer relations and management purposes.
Innovative Design
  • Developed and introduced a rehabilitation program for employees with Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD).
  • Introduced a fitness program on top of the usual job training, aiming to forge an employee who can lift, grip, bend and push without injury.
  • Re-integration of employees with physical limitations into the manufacturing environment through job conditioning, symptoms intervention, work hardening and industrial athletics.

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School Attended

  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • Hanze University of Groningen

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Industrial Engineer
  • Acting Supervisor Industrial Engineering - Paint Shop & Engine Plant
  • Senior Industrial Engineer
  • Acting Supervisor Industrial Engineering - Final Assembly/Car Final
  • Industrial Engineer - Contract
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Process Analyst (Consultant)
  • Project Manager
  • Business Process Analyst Sr.
  • Junior Industrial Engineer
  • Graduate Trainee - Industrial Engineering


  • National Diploma
  • Bachelors

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