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Industrial Engineer

Company Name: Peytons
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt


At Kroger, we are looking for talented and engaged individuals with a passion to Feed the Human Spirit. We need individuals who will share in our goal to being friendly and caring, and to make sure that everything we do is Fresh for Everyone in our communities. Our employees are leaders who are committed to personifying Our Promise of Everyone Friendly and Caring, Everything Fresh, to Uplift in Every Way and to Improve Every Day.


The Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center, is a proud member of the nation-wide Kroger Family of Companies. We are currently looking for an Industrial Engineer to become a part of our Team.  Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center is located in Bluffton Indiana.  We are proud to be Wells County’s largest employer. 


Why you’ll love working with us:

Competitive Wages

Excellent health benefit package

401k/Roth Options

Paid time off (vacation, holidays, health & wellness days, and personal days)

Paid sick leave

Employee discounts at Kroger and Kroger Banner stores

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee discounts with cell phone providers, computer companies, travel organizations and more!

Advancement potential in a fast-growing industry. Come for a job. Stay for a career


Position Summary:

Plan the utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and personnel to improve efficiency of operations.  Establish work measurement programs and analyzes work samples to develop standards for labor utilization.  Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Compile time study data, input time study data, and calculate associate percent performance by individual work element and overall performance
  • Train operations managagement and hourly personnel on Distribution Center Methods
  • Analyze workforce utilization and operation data, such as production costs, production flow charts, and production schedules to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment
  • Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities
  • Confer with management and engineering associates to implement plans and recommendations
  • Participate in industrial engineering projects
  • Complete cost analysis utilizing engineering templates
  • Maintain flexibility to work any shift, including weekends
  • Maintain flexibility to travel up to 50% to other locations for time studies and continuous improvement projects
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering , logistics or mathematics
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service, to both internal and external customers
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Highly organized with ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with industrial engineering terms and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to continue education as necessary

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in industrial engineering
  • 1 year of realated experience or training


Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 75%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  IN || Bluffton || 1111 South Adams St. || 46714 || Peytons || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

Job Segment: Industrial Engineer, Engineer, Engineering

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