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Industrial Engineer

Date Posted:  Jun 9, 2022
Requisition ID:  366925

Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

Work for Indiana 

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day. 


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population.  As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC):
We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity, and professionalism.

The salary for this position traditionally starts at $40,040.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

As the Industrial Engineer, you will be responsible for the engineering duties for Indiana Correctional Industries (ICI). In this role, you will establish standards and policies for testing, operating procedures, inspection, and maintenance of equipment in accordance with engineering principles and safety regulations. You will ensure that the plant operations meet the mission and goals of ICI and the Agency.  

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Offer technical and engineering advice relating to industry plant performance, manufacturing processes, product quality, preventive maintenance, shop safety and environmental health management. 
  • Analyze work force utilization, facility industry shop layout, and operational data to determine efficient utilization of offender workers and equipment. 
  • Develop labor manufacturing standards and material usage for new and existing products. 
  • Develop an offender training program that will enable offender labor to be used to perform a variety of engineering functions. 
  • Communicate with engineering staff, plant management, plant supervisors/foreman on plant projects to implement production and offer creative ideas to cut costs, improve efficiency and quality control. 
  • Perform work in accordance with approved health and safety practices. 
  • Oversee floor production. 
  • Ensure tool/key control and offender security policies are followed in compliance with Facility Operational Policies and Procedures. 
  • Initiate, as needed, new or replacement equipment justification, specifications, suggested vendors, and related documents pertaining to the shop operations. 
  • Encourage active offender participation in the United States Department of Labor Apprentice Programs. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical/Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management or Mechanical Engineering or related area. 
  • Six (6) years’ experience in safety, quality, lean manufacturing, machining, trades, and assembly. 
  • Extensive knowledge of federal/state regulations regarding design, construction, installation, maintenance and operation of buildings, machinery, and equipment used in industrial and/or processing plants. 
  • Extensive knowledge of engineering standards. 
  • Ability to read and evaluate plans, blueprints and drawings of industrial facilities related to equipment and layouts and troubleshoot the same. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

  • The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes:
  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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