Senior Industrial Engineer

Tauber Institute for Global Operations
Date Posted: 
Company Name: 
Zillow Group
Job Location: 
Phoenix , AZ
Contact Name: 
Adriana Baron
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Job Description

About the team

Join the Zillow Offers Operations Engineering team! Our mission is to make home selling and buying quick, reliable, and easy - we are at the center of Zillow’s efforts to build groundbreaking products that will be the future of home selling. Our team’s primary functions include:
• Process design utilizing Industrial Engineering tools and methodologies
• Closed loop capacity forecasting and monitoring
• Improvement opportunity identification and resolution utilizing Lean and Six Sigma 
methodologies in partnership with operations teams

About the role

Zillow Offers is looking for an Industrial Engineer to improve business and operational processes on strategic parts of the business. As an Industrial Engineer, you will be an authority in the processes and tools that our growing teams use, and will use your expertise to continually identify and implement improvements. When you can’t make the improvements yourself, you will be the voice of our internal users when suggesting product development. You will also analyze data to evaluate performance, find opportunities, and create amazing customer experiences. Are you an enthusiastic, analytical problem solver who enjoys working in an innovative, fast-paced environment? Then, look no further!

This position will give you the opportunity to:

  • Utilize industrial engineering concepts, operations knowledge and business insight to partner with multi-functional teams from operations, software engineering, machine learning, and product management to achieve organizational business goals and objectives

  • Lead research, design, development, improvement and implementation of processes to enhance schedule performance, lower cost, and improve quality, through the application of Lean/Six Sigma and other Industrial Engineering concepts

  • Utilize engineering methods (e.g., mathematical model simulation, statistics) to drive the development of optimal process designs and efficient utilization of resources (e.g., facilities, personnel, materials, equipment) in the creation and validation of products

  • Analyze and design the value stream, including capability, capacity , throughput, work flow and logistics

Who you are

  • Master/B.S. in Industrial Engineering or equivalent technical education or equivalent field of study preferred

  • Minimum of 2+ years of professional experience preferably working with physical operations

  • Experience utilizing lean and six sigma in an operations environment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing methods and production systems

  • Possess self-confidence, high motivation and an enthusiastic personality

  • Strong analytical skills, including advanced Excel and SQL.

  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

  • Superior organizational and time management skills; Ability to balance priorities and lead multiple projects and tasks

Get to know us

Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on the web and mobile. Our mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled