US Foods Industrial Engineer in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The Industrial Engineer assists with regional projects and maintains labor work measurement standards based on established industrial engineering methodologies and practices. The IE leads the implementation process to instill best practices in industrial engineering and their corresponding policies, procedures and systems within the assigned USF region. The IE oversees the training facilitation and implementation process within assigned divisions. In addition, the manager assists in defending the labor work methods and time standards in union audits and OSHA complaints.



  • Implements new and modifies existing engineered labor standards in warehouse receiving, put-aways replenishment, selection and loading;

  • Supports regional operations projects in warehouse automation, slotting, facility layout, transportation, labor incentive plans, etc., and recommends most efficient and cost-effective solutions, ensuring that implementations proceed smoothly and on schedule;

  • Partners with regional Warehouse Optimization Managers and division staff to train warehouse and delivery staff in efficient and safe work methods maintain work methods;

  • Performs process simulations before deploying new labors standards to assess impact on labor productivity and applicable incentive programs;

  • Serves as a subject matter expert in work methods, labor standards, efficiency techniques and labor management software;

  • Functions as a mentor and advisor to divisional personnel within these areas;

  • Consistently monitors and analyzes warehouse and delivery operations within assigned divisions to measure warehouse productivity metrics, ensure successful implementation and identify new opportunities for efficiencies.


EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status



  • Four-year degree required with degree in Industrial Engineering being a strong preference.

Related Experience:

  • Must possess at least 3 to 5 years of progressive industrial engineering experience;

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in implementing engineered labor standards.


  • Must be proficient in predetermined-motion-time labor standard methodologies, preferably, MOST;

  • Must have strong expertise in Red Prairie labor management system;

  • Experience in the food distribution industry highly desired;

  • Must be skilled in working with union employees;

  • Must possess a high level of interpersonal skill.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must posses valid drivers license, be able to sit and stand for long periods of time and be willing to travel up to 75 % of the time overnight.

Primary Location: Rosemont-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Transportation

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time