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Associate Industrial Engineer – Indianapolis, IN

UnitedHealth Group

Indianapolis, IN
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745249 Associate Industrial Engineer Indianapolis IN

Associate Industrial Engineer – Indianapolis, IN (745249)

Position Description

Are you UHG’s next Industrial Engineer?
UnitedHealthcare’s Industrial Engineering specializes in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology, and consulting services that enable better decisions and performance. Your career will be greater at UnitedHealthcare through advancement, access to data, ability to impact the healthcare industry, and rewards for delivering on our mission; Helping People Live Healthier Lives.
This position is required to understand the principles of statistical quality control, innovative ways to understand business intelligence, basic project management skills, and lead organizational change.  A successful candidate will have a working knowledge of time studies, processing mapping, statistical modeling, and inferential statistics.  You will have a desire to grow and develop our process engineering team into industry leaders in the healthcare field.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this function are responsible for end-to-end business process activities reviewing, creating, controlling and improving business processes
  • Leads and manages customer readiness activities and project implementation teams in process improvement activities. Diagnose process improvement opportunities and develop solutions using industrial engineering fundamentals
  • Develop innovative solutions using industrial engineering fundamentals, advanced statistical models, development of new technologies, and common sense
  • Assist leadership team in establishing project strategies, developing project plans, and cost/benefit analysis to ensuring project success
  • Provide analysis for identifying business requirements, specifications, design requirements, and testing efforts for process improvement, technical, and analytical projects
  • Consult organizational leaders on standard time measures; manage work study and work analysis, analysis of work samples, and developing methods of measuring work performance
  • statistical modeling and perform mathematical methods to determine account level operational process performance and staffing requirements
  • Improves work flow by studying process flowcharts, recommending modifications in work flow and work procedures
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, deployment of technology, and tool development
  • Manages junior level Industrial Engineers and peer team members at the sub-project level, monitors goals and workflow, and is responsible for providing feedback on the performance
  • This position is required to understand the principles of statistical quality control, innovative ways to understand business intelligence, basic project management skills, and assist organizational change
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Systems Engineering; or Engineering/Mathematics degree with 2 years of process/industrial engineering experience; or 5 years of process/industrial engineering experience can be substituted for a degree
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Up to 10% travel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six Sigma Certification, Green Belt
  • Demonstrable leadership experience
  • Experience with data mining methods, statistical modeling, and optimization techniques
  • Experience with a programming language
  • Experience ing industrial engineering fundamentals in a service industry
  • Experience with documenting processes, implementing process improvement projects, and creating process documentation standards
  • Experience performing time studies or work standards management
  • Excellent communication, time/project management, problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based modeling and simulation software
UnitedHealthcare, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, is comprised of three specialized businesses dedicated to meeting the health care benefits needs of individuals and groups; all part of something greater, but each with a specialized focus:

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Details

  • Contest Number745249
  • Job TitleAssociate Industrial Engineer – Indianapolis, IN
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Indianapolis, IN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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