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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jul 22, 2022

Job Description

Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel. May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and may manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations. Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods. May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.

Leads and implements continuous improvement, lean, and 5S initiatives which improve cost, quality, schedule, and/or safety for AOR.

Determines areas for improvement within AOR based on analysis, interviews, personal experience, and knowledge of outside AOR processes, tools, and equipment.

Leads facility, equipment, fixturing, and tooling acquisition and implementation/utilization efforts.

Assists with development of AOR strategic direction.

Communicates daily with customers concerning improvement ideas, project progress, and priorities.

Basic Qualifications

This job requires a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering, or similar engineering discipline, or the equivalent in technical training and experience, including but not limited to  5 to 8 years (3 to 6 years with MS) of progressive experience in the areas of Trades and Construction management, Production Planning, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering, etc.  A candidate must have a thorough exposure to the business operations of the company, as well as engineering, construction and management processes.  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft(Access, Excel, & Power Point); VBA experience a plus.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word); Microsoft Access and Visio, VBA, SharePoint, Power BI, and SAP experience a plus.

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering.  Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Six Sigma or Lean Certification

Experience implementing Lean Manufacturing or Continuous Improvement projects

Strong communication skills to lead project teams and facilitate events

Req ID: 17346 

Department: X51 INDUSTRIAL ENG 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: No 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

Who We Are - About HII 


EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


As of December 1, 2021 to qualify for a position with Huntington Ingalls Industries, all external candidates must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Exceptions will be allowed for all trades positions. Please be advised that Huntington Ingalls Industries encourages all employees to be vaccinated and may require proof of full vaccination at any time as a condition of employment. If you are a current HII employee, you must follow the vaccination guidelines and requirements of the division you are applying to. 

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