Industrial Engineer (R7349)

Engineering Windom, Minnesota


Position at HyLife


HyLife in Windom, Minnesota is a division of the HyLife organization that is engaged in the dressing and processing of hogs for both domestic and world markets. To reach and sustain its position as a premier supplier of quality food products, it strives to employ talented and motivated people who are capable of reaching the cutting edge of their discipline. Our growing company is searching for top talent to join our team in the role of a Industrial Engineer located in the vibrant community of Windom, MN.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the design, development, implementation and continuous improvement of the manufacturing processes, initiatives, and new capital projects as they arise. These processes will address capacity, quality, safety, budget management, project management requirements and documentation of the business requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement new processes
  • Develop and update drawings and schematics of site and process flows
  • Determine labor standards and maintain production capacity model
  • Contributes greatly to plant wide cost reductions teams
  • Participate in productivity improvements
  • Maintain ongoing process control through troubleshooting and process improvement investigation
  • Regular review of all process and operator instructions for assigned customers to ensure accuracy and conformance to actual procedures
  • Developing and updating the layout of new and existing equipment
  • Work on the production floor at various tasks to learn the process and understand the products
  • Designing product and production layouts on CAD
  • Actively participate in safety training and initiatives
  • Compiles work instructions and related standards processes and procedures
  • Assists the department in the investigation of non-conformance, product failures, customer/consumer complaints and quality incidents
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with team members and management in a team environment.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Master’s preferred (Industrial, Mechanical, or Systems)
  • 3 years’ experience in engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of CAD systems
  • Firm understanding of Lean Manufacturing tools and principles
  • Displays experience using 6 Sigma
  • Ability to collect data and develop statistics to describe equipment and system functionality
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, often on multiple simultaneous projects using excellent time management skills
  • Ability to identify root causes
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical or electrical engineering principles

We are an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled