Industrial Engineering Consultant

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Sep 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016
Job Type
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Job Description

The function within Allstate Brand Operations Enterprise Services is Industrial Engineering. The Industrial Engineer works with enterprise resources at the operational level to drive process improvements, identifying compliance to process standards and strategies for consistent, repeatable flawless execution. They understand the company's business processes and help ensure stakeholder objectives are met and represented in how service is built and delivered. This position will be responsible for aiding in the development, execution and leadership of projects across operational areas such as Claims, the Contact Centers, and Agencies. This resource should have demonstrated application experience using analytical and industrial engineering skillsets in a business setting.

The Industrial Engineer Consultant I works with others on the IE team to support business partners across the organization. This position reports to a Manager and will be responsible for assisting in the development and execution of projects across operational areas such as Claims, the Contact Centers, and Agencies.

  • Basic understanding of statistical analysis processes and understands how and when to apply them based on the situation and specific needs.
  • Provides analysis to help clients achieve sustainable results.
  • Participates in the design of analytical approaches and solutions. Contributes to strategic decisions.
  • Leverages external research, models and practices and applies it internally to assigned projects
  • Integrates subject matter of industrial engineering and data analysis
  • Works with moderate oversight. Works well in a team project environment
  • Analyzes ambiguous problems. With assistance, breaks down complex information in a systematic and communicable manner
  • Leads limited process and/or service improvement projects
  • Develops written materials, insures understanding of technical matters by non-technical, executive decision makers
  • Assumes responsibility for quality and accuracy of deliverables
  • Participates in projects of moderate complexity
  • Influences others within the IE team to implement new program solutions
  • Impacts department results through innovative analyses that lead to practical advice
  • Applies best practices when summarizing research findings. Reviews and edits prepared materials.
  • Facilitates methodology discussions within the teams
  • Understands analytical results and implications to business strategies

Job Qualifications

  • Professional with good organization, communication and administrative skills
  • Bachelors degree - Industrial Engineering
  • Ability to think analytically and creatively
  • Good time management skills including ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and organize
  • Good oral and business writing skills
  • Ability to analyze data
  • 0-2 years of experience of statistical analysis
  • 0-2 years of experience in the use of industrial engineering methodology to conduct research
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

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