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Entry Level Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Tailored Brands
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


Onsite - 689 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford, MA. 02745


This Industrial Engineer position will offer the most qualified candidate an exciting opportunity to be a key player in a fast-paced environment of men's tailored clothing manufacturing. In this highly visible position you will accomplish wide-ranging assignments; apply fundamental industrial engineering principles to create practical solutions to company challenges, maintain the piece work incentive system by continuously identifying opportunities to streamline the work flow and gain efficiencies, provide technical support to integrate functionality within the departments to maximize the use of our resources and increase efficiency. You will always maintain a professional work ethic, accomplish tasks accurately in a manner which reflects the company's hallmark commitment to quality. As a valued contributing team member, you will benefit from the overall success of a company that is "Tailored to Win!"


The primary responsibilities of the Industrial Engineer will consist of, but are not limited to the following:

* Applies principles of industrial engineering and critical thinking to evaluate work methods, proposals and to develop recommendations to management affecting work methods, wage rates, and budget decisions.

* Recommends revision of methods of operation or material handling, suggestions in equipment layout, or other changes to increase production or improve standards.

* Directs/conducts observation and analysis of personnel and work procedures to determine time-and-motion requirements of job duties.

* Observes workers performing tasks to determine time involved using GSD (General Sewing Data), fatigue rate, stop watch, motion-picture camera, electrical recorder, and similar equipment throughout the manufacturing shop floor - cutting, sewing, steam pressing and distribution.

* Develops work measurement procedures and directs time-and-motion studies to promote efficient and economical utilization of personnel and facilities

* Applies interpersonal skills to perform rate sales with union management.

* Assist all other departments in the search of new opportunities to improve and meet department's requirements more efficiently.

* Analyze work study data and equipment specifications to establish time, production standards and applies mathematical analysis to determine validity and reliability of sampling and work study statistics.

* Familiarity and understanding with statistics, ability to analyze data, interpret results and write technical reports.


* Bachelor Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering or related field, and/or some experience in Industrial engineering environment.

* The candidate must have an interest in how to make systems more productive.

* Must possess an outgoing, creative, positive personality who enjoys working with people as assignments often require interaction with shop-floor employees, union representatives, supervisors, and management.

* Must have the ability to use critical thinking.

* Significant traits include; sensibility, accuracy, flexibility and logical objectivity.

* Strong written and communication skills.

* Strong math and problem solving skills.

* Ability to adapt to a changing environment and keep a professional conduct at all times.

* Must maintain and protect employee's confidentiality.

* Bilingual (English/ Spanish or English/ Portuguese).

* Industrial sewing experience is an advantage.

* GSD Certified (General Sewing Data), is an advantage.


* The engineer is required to spend at least 80% of the shift performing duties in the ambient manufacturing environment (no air conditioning). Time or production studies, for example, can last from 30 minutes to 2 hours or longer. Normally the engineer is standing and writing while performing these duties in the shop floor. Long periods of time walking may be required overseeing projects in the production floor. The engineer is required to spend the balance of the shift sitting in an office working at a personal computer.

Keywords: Tailored Brands, New Bedford , Entry Level Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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