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Associate Consultant, Industrial Engineering

Connors & Associates
Canonsburg, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Summary

The Associate Consultant is a core part of the project team, working at a client location on IE Service consulting projects. The primary role of the Associate Consultant is to analyze data collected on the project and apply Industrial Engineering techniques and tools in support of client projects at various project sites. The Associate Consultant will contribute to each of the client projects, while learning the role of Consultant.

Duties and responsibilities

Our expectation is that you model the core values by which the Connors Group operates:

  • Always demonstrate professional and ethical behavior
  • Provide exceptional value to our clients
  • Provide the highest quality of service through your work
  • Contribute to making Connors Group a great place to work
  • Contribute to helping make our communities better places to live

  • Job responsibilities:
    • Compile, review and analyze completed data sets related to studies associated with project deliverables
    • Conduct time and motion studies, work measurement, cost-benefit analysis, and process re-engineering activities
    • Collaborate with all levels of the project team and interface with client team members
    • Professionally communicate with all levels of employees at the client site, and all levels within the project team
    • Responsible for self-time management, progress reporting of tasks to direct project lead and to stay productive whether onsite with a team, by yourself or working remotely
    • Travel extensively (80-100%), and sometimes independently, throughout the US and Internationally

  • Competencies:
    • Demonstrate initiative, responsibility and analytical thinking
    • Effectively present data and findings to managers and client teams
    • Demonstrate baseline understanding of Excel-based abilities, use of regression analysis and other data-mining techniques
    • Competently present data and findings to managers and client teams
    • Competently write technical summaries to explain your work
    • Learn the role of the professional consultant and the technical skills required to be an effective Industrial Engineer
    • Flexibility to work alternative hours, including evenings and weekends


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • 1-2 years’ experience with Industrial Engineering principles via college Co-Op or another company.
  • Strong work ethic and capability to work independently
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and solve problems
  • Excellence knowledge and functional capabilities with MS Office including: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Understanding of core IE principles, including Labor Standards, MOST, time studies
  • Some internship or co-op experience in an industrial engineering role is desired
  • Access to reliable auto transportation and a major US airport

Working conditions

Associate Consultants, at times, must work in challenging, non-standard environments. This could include:

  • Time of day: Evenings (5 PM - 10 PM), overnight shifts (10 PM – 6 AM),
  • Day of week: Weekends (Saturday/Sunday)
  • Strenuous Activity: Continuous walking throughout the shift, standing on your feet the entire shift
  • Environmental: Client sites with abnormal temperatures, such as but not limited to, above 70°, between 37° and 50°, and below 32°

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the on-going needs of the organization.

Connors & Associates


Canonsburg, PA
15317 USA



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