Industrial Engineer 2 – Workforce Management


**Job Description** At Nordstrom, we strive for engineering excellence in workforce strategies, planning processes, and analytics capabilities

**Job Description**

At Nordstrom, we strive for engineering excellence in workforce strategies, planning processes, and analytics capabilities that help our business and HR leaders optimize their workforce. This role will partner with all organizations across Nordstrom in developing strategies and workforce plans that enable business outcomes by having the people they need, in the right places, with the right skills, at the right time. This individual’s ability to lead, influence, and collaborate within the HR function and across internal functional groups is critical to success in the role.

**A day in the life…**

**Impact** : Create, evolve, deliver & communicate effectively through use of appropriate Industrial Engineering tools and adherence to IE discipline that align to the strategy.

**Independently leads the following:**

+ Establish Standard Work

+ Conduct time and motion studies and approves labor standards

+ Work with business partners to deliver space planning ideas. Outline alternatives for process, equipment and system design

+ Analyze and evaluates methods for optimal operations

+ Provide accurate analysis and consideration of alternatives and outcomes. Provide design input for granular level components

+ Create and deliver AutoCad Layout for moderate scale space planning and process design

+ Use data to report status, performance, and define issues

+ Develop ideas and concepts to translate to continuous improvement ideas, cost/benefit analysis and change initiatives for smaller scope projects.

+ Develop skills in discrete simulation and capacity analyses

+ Develop level of understanding to work with technical documentation including architectural, mechanical, electrical and software to assess designs and issues as required, with guidance from manager.


+ Develop relationships and engage key business partners and collaborate to address issues

+ Demonstrate ownership and initiative over assigned tasks, and manages multiple tasks at the same time

+ Communicate variances and scope changes

+ Identifies issues/changes and solutions to leadership

+ Listen effectively and asks questions to identify needs and share information

+ Leverage communication standards to distribute information to appropriate audience

+ Frequently facilitate team progress independently; lead meetings and cross-discipline collaborations

+ Influence rationale occasionally

+ Clearly communicate using relevant data supplied by others

+ Supports the team to gather data to report status, performance and define issues

+ Actively seek, absorb and take action on feedback

**You own this if you have…**

+ Minimum 3 years of Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering experience.

+ Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and System Engineering

+ Labor study experience

+ Proficient practice of Industrial Engineering discipline and tasks on established and new process, system and equipment.

+ Advanced understanding and application of end-to-end Industrial Engineering discipline, processes and tools.

+ Experience interacting and communicating clearly/concisely with senior leadership

**We’ve got you covered…**

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

+ Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away

+ Life Insurance and Disability

+ Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

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We’re a fast-moving fashion company that empowers our people to be innovative, creative and always focused on providing the best service to our customers. The retail industry is rapidly changing, and we have interesting, complex problems to solve every day – from developing cutting-edge technology and opening new stores, to designing fresh, must-have fashion.

Whether you’re a genius engineer, a phenomenal salesperson or a supply chain guru, we invite you to bring your unique talents and join our team. We’ve been on the Fortune™ 100 Best Places to Work list for more than 20 years because we reward great work, promote from within and celebrate diversity.

Our values are the core of who we are. They inspire our employees, delight our customers and bring our business to life every day.


We strive to know our customers better than anyone else. We listen, anticipate, build trust and move with speed to deliver on their needs.


We treat every interaction as an opportunity to make an impact and deliver excellence.


We approach problems with curiosity and create solutions. We unlock potential to be bold, think big and inspire innovation.


We’re committed to delivering results, both today and tomorrow. We win as a team by supporting and challenging one another to be better every day.


We treat each other with respect and kindness. We do the small things that make a big difference. We create a welcoming environment, helping people feel connected, valued and part of one community.

Come on! Join us!

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