Industrial Engineer 

/inˈdəstrēəl, enjəˈnir/

(n.) someone who is a master of efficiency, an architect of optimization, and a conductor of innovation, that transforms raw ideas into streamlined processes and revolutionizes the industry with ingenuity and expertise.

Ever-Changing/Adapting Environment

Fridays Off! (Four 10-Hour Shifts)

Competitive Wage

PTO & Holiday Pay

401(k) with Company Match

Health Insurance & EAP

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-Term Disability

HSA with Company Contribution

What you’ll do

Collaborate with cross-functional teams including production, engineering, estimating, IT, and project management, to implement process improvements and ensure seamless integration of changes.

Analyze the organization’s processes, workflows, and systems to identify opportunities for improvement in efficiency, productivity, and cost reduction.

Provide training and support on new processes, procedures, and technologies to ensure successful implementation and sustainability of improvements.

Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to identify opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement.

The Industrial Engineer will play a critical role in optimizing manufacturing and production processes by analyzing systems, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing solutions to enhance the productivity and workflow across our organization.


Background and experience in industrial engineering or manufacturing environment with a focus on software improvement and optimization.

Possess a strong background in industrial engineering, along with proficiency in automation technologies, IoT protocols and platforms, and data analysis tools.

Highly motivated individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex systems and identify opportunities for improvement.

Ability to multi-task and work well under changing conditions on a variety of projects, work accurately and quickly under pressure, and prioritize and work flexibly to meet deadlines.

bonus points

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, software engineering, or related field.
  • Demonstration of new processes or projects implemented with little to or no prior knowledge.
  • Experience with general woodworking, manufacturing, fabrication, construction or designing.

the boring stuff

  • Reports To: President
  • Benefit Classification: Salary
  • Education/Work Experience: High-school, AA, BA/BS, MA/MS, Ph.D., first-time employee, seasoned expert, entrepreneur? All are encouraged to apply. We’re excited to hear how your education and work experiences were unique and how you excelled! What will make you successful in this role?

Ready to make your career?

Hansen & Company Woodworks offers challenging yet rewarding career opportunities at our continually evolving shop located in St. Joseph, MN. As we continue to grow and change, we’re always looking for those who are ready to grow and change right along with us!

At Hansen & Company Woodworks, we strongly believe products can truly transform a space into an immersive experience when they are created by the best people.

We manufacture large-volume build-to-order cabinets, solid surface and stone countertops, durable and beautiful mobile islands, and impactful architectural millworks for commercial spaces. We help our customers create luxury experiences in apartments, healthcare and education facilities, and commercial properties for tenants and visitors to enjoy.

We blend the advancements of technology with the expertise of design skills to bring the design-intent of architects and interior designers to life. Our team is growth-minded, gets sh*t done, humble, helpful, takes ownership, and removes stress.

Not only do we offer competitive wages but we also have some pretty sweet benefits & perks and the best team to work alongside! Enjoy longer weekends/shorter weeks with 4-Shift work weeks for production team members and half-day Fridays for office team members; PTO & holiday pay; employer contribution 401(k)/retirement plans; insurance to live, feel, and see your best; and so much more!

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