Industrial Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for a Industrial Engineer at it's Distribution Center in BG, KY.
This Industrial Engineer drives industrial engineering projects and initiatives for the facility.  Engages in costing and evaluative activities to develop, implement and communicate time, production and efficiency standards. May support the ergonomic programs and employee process improvement engagement teams.


  • Develop and conduct work measurement procedures and time and motion studies. Observe and conduct analysis of personnel and work procedures to determine time and motion requirements of job duties.
  • Analyze work study data and equipment specifications to establish time and production standards. Adjust job specifications and production rates accordingly for incentive paid jobs.
  • Study the machinery/equipment needed, the sequence of operations to be performed and the flow of materials.  Assist in developing and exploring potential floor layouts and designs to improve and facilitate product movement throughout the DC.
  • Discuss and review improved work flow and efficiency initiatives with managers and employees.  Plan training programs to promote efficient personnel utilization and improve work performance.  Promote safety within the plant.

Required Experience

0-3 years of related work experience (equivalent work experience is required in lieu of degree)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a related field or equivalent related work experience required
  • Professional Engineering certification preferred.
  • Strong mathematical skills consistent with the engineering profession
  • Background in statistical and probability analysis.
  • Ability to estimate production time cost and manning requirements
  • Ability to analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements and workflows
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and strong Microsoft Office skills


We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401 k.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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It is the policy of the Company to employ personnel entirely on the individual’s qualifications. Selections are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic characteristics, or any other protected status or any other category protected by federal, state of local law.

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