Industrial Engineer


Seguin, TX, US, 78155

Xerxes Corporation, a division of Shawcor Ltd., (Shawcor) is the largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks in the world. With nearly 40 years of direct industry expertise, we are recognized as both a leading innovator and a trusted brand. We are always looking to add great people to the Shawcor family, people whose skills and goals match our Mission and Values. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment where integrity and passion drives operational excellence, Shawcor is for you!



The Industrial Engineer – Continuous Improvement reports directly to Continuous Improvement Manager and indirectly to the Plant Manager. The incumbent will be accountable for providing technical support to the manufacturing facility and processes. The Industrial Engineer will be accountable for improvement of production and training processes, and support equipment upgrade and reliability aspects to achieve high quality throughput. This position will work with entire operations organization which includes Production, Engineering, Maintenance, Quality, Logistics, etc.


The Industrial Engineer will champion and support advancement of Shawcor Management System (SMS) throughout the organization specifically for completion of continuous improvement projects.





  • Support development and standardization of manufacturing processes including creation/updates to SOPs, supporting new process roll outs and training
  • Support process continuous improvement initiatives through analysis of process parameters like downtime, efficiency, first time quality, and material variance using different lean tools like Gemba, Spaghetti Diagram, Value Stream Mapping, etc.
  • Provide hands on support on process troubleshooting and process improvement while maintaining quality and product standards
  • Lead process mapping exercises to understand current situation of work area or value-stream
  • Lead cross-functional teams of Operators, Maintenance, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, and shared services to bring improvement to process flow
  • Provide technical support to Process, Product and Engineering Groups for new product development and equipment design
  • Ensure that equipment meets performance specifications
  • Review and validate training and maintenance programs for new equipment or processes
  • Support troubleshooting of the manufacturing processes and equipment


  • Support and run projects related to operations, propose performance and cost justification for projects
  • Support plant equipment improvements from the preparation of AFEs and execution plans through installation, commissioning, and rollout
  • Follow Project Management and EDCM processes to manage all projects


  • Support execution of the continuous improvement initiatives & projects
  • Participate in Lean Enterprise and corporate optimization programs as required
  • Support Best In Class (BIC) and Lean best practices


Support CI Manager and Plant Manager to ensure plant’s yearly targets are met


  • Maintain a safe working environment by aligning with corporate safety rules and regulations, and ensuring a culture of safety
  • Ensure that the equipment and process operate efficiently and safely
  • Provide support to the generation of HAAs and SOPs

Every worker shall,

  • Cooperate with their employer for the purposes of protecting the health and safety of themselves as well as other workers either engaged or at the work site where the work is being carried out.

Every employer shall, as far as it is reasonably practicable to ensure:

  • The health and safety of workers and others at the work site
  • That the workers are aware of their health and safety responsibilities and duties


  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an industrial Engineer
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and hands on attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve measurable results in a cross-functional work environment
  • Excellent planning, time management, collaboration, decision making and organization
  • Proficient problem-solving ability
  • Strong independent work ethic
  • Good computer literacy over a broad range of applications including MS Office suite
  • Candidates with exposure to plastic/composite production and with industrial background will be preferred
  • Training and experience in Lean/Six Sigma preferred (SPC, A3 Problem Solving, FMEA, 5S, DMP)
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written/verbal)
  • Proven leadership skills and strong process knowledge

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.


Shawcor is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio