Industrial Engineer - Kalispell, MT

  • Applied Materials
  • Dec 21, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Performs Methods Engineering analysis including process design, time and motion study, and recommends manufacturing line improvements.

Leads in I.E. projects and programs within areas of responsibility.   Assists in the implementation of these projects into business with quality tools, supporting processes and ongoing measures for success.  Provides cost analysis and return on investment calculations associated with project selection. 

Leads ergonomics / human factors evaluations, recommends and implements improvements to work area designs.   

Develops and implements manufacturing facility design of plant layout, material handling systems, material staging and warehousing as desired.

Supports strategic implementation of product introductions into volume manufacturing by providing PLC/ePLC deliverables which include manufacturing line design and set up,  material flow design, new tooling development and deployment of specialized tooling and fixtures.  Collaborates with other engineers to develop specialized solutions for the transport of modules, assemblies and mainframes through the factory.

Serves as a role model and sets the example, whose behavior is emulated by other engineering team members. (Safe behavior, follow proper protocols and procedures, including core values).

Calculates and maintains capacity data for materials processing, people, space, and equipment associated with production.  Provides guidance to manufacturing and logistics related to effective and efficient use of assets and production processes.

Establishes standards and procedures for multiple functions.


Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines


Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market



  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements


Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information



  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies


Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus










Bachelor's Degree








Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years


Work Experience:



Additional Information




Yes, 10% of the Time



Relocation Eligible:




Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.