Industrial Engineer II - 90297982 - Philadelphia

Date: Jul 3, 2022

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104

Company: Amtrak

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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The Industrial Engineer II is responsible for working as part of a team to identify, develop and implement various business process improvements for the Infrastructure Maintenance and & Construction Services Department system-wide by examining benchmarking results, reviewing work practices, policies, procedures, data, budgets, agreements, work standards, and other relevant documentation to ensure efficiency and economies of scale to support the divisions and disciplines in creating a uniform and consistent structure.


•    Evaluate the effectiveness of internal processes and controls and recommend enhancements to data retrieval, documentation, and process flow.
•    Review existing business practices, to identify opportunities to improve resource utilization, maximize inventory efficiency, and improve the quality of process outcomes.
•    Coordinate with the Enterprise Asset Management team to understand and document Engineering business processes and work practices in order to 1) ensure that business requirements are developed in a way that suits the needs of the business and 2) ensure that EAM solutions deliver required functionality to meet the intent of those requirements.
•    Develop solid business cases to ensure that major financial investments and business process changes are supported with sound financial analysis.
•    Drive the implementation of Infrastructure Maintenance and & Construction Services' Asset Management Strategy by 1) establishing force account requirements to perform prescribed preventive maintenance plans; 2) build production standards of maintenance and operations work; and 3) coordinate the development of standard bills of material and equipment needs in support of preventive maintenance plans.
•    Develop and Adopt of (near) real-time reporting from Maximo and other related systems to enable data driven decision making by Engineering supervision and management.


•    Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Organizational Management or a related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
•    2-5 years of related industry experience. 
•    Demonstrated ability to collect, summarize and analyze financial and operational information.
•    2+ years of working experience with business process development and mapping and working knowledge of enterprise asset work management processes.
•    Demonstrated ability to build rapport within all levels of the organization and to communicate effectively with Department heads.
•    Ability to communicate complex concepts at all levels


•    Demonstrated work experience in railroad engineering management systems (or related field).
•    Working knowledge of asset, work, and maintenance management best practices and processes


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:66903
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering & Mechanical