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Industrial Engineer, Continuous Improvement Specialist

The Black Tux

The Black Tux

Jenkintown, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017
The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so people can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.
As an Industrial Engineer, Continuous Improvement Specialist in our fulfillment center, you play a vital role in our Operations team. You will lead improvement projects, design solutions for long-term company success, and create ways to maximize customer satisfaction. This role will require a strong blend of analysis and real-world application of continuous improvement concepts and principles. You will report to the Strategic Operations department and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to make these initiatives come to life.

What You'll Do

  • Apply Lean Manufacturing principles to design and implement Safety, Ergonomics, Quality, Capacity, and Operational Performance solutions.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives such as Kaizen projects, value stream mapping, GEMBA walks, 5S projects, and help train managers and operations teams on Lean Principles.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop and implement process improvements.
  • Conduct time studies, establish labor standards, and set performance goals for operational tasks and processes.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation such as standard operating procedures, process flows, and quality procedures. Audit processes for adherence.
  • Support the Strategic Operations team in various tasks, projects, and large scale improvements related to operational excellence.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain Management, a related field, or equivalent working experience.
  • 3 - 5 years of work experience
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and implementation, process optimization, and workflow design. APICS/ASCM Certification a plus
  • Creative problem solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, Google Sheets, R).
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (English w/ Spanish a plus) to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Visio (or similar), SQL, and WMS software a plus
  • This job description serves as a general outline of responsibilities and qualifications expected from an Industrial Engineer in our fulfillment center. Actual roles and responsibilities may vary depending on the specific needs and structure of the organization.

Perks & Benefits

  • We pay people equally and based on market compensation data
  • We provide a 401(k) plan through Betterment
  • Equity in the company with employee stock options to have a stake in the company
  • Our Health, dental, and vision plans are competitive, and we cover 100% of employee coverage and 50% of dependents
  • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
  • Open vacation time
  • Monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee events and training
  • Exciting startup environment
  • Free suit rentals
  • We're an equal-opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities
Our people are the most important asset to us. Our benefits, perks, pay, and culture reflect this in every decision we make. We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.
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