Lead, Industrial Engineering

Date: Mar 3, 2024

Location: Rialto, CA, US, 92376

Company: Under Armour

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If you are a current Under Armour teammate, apply to this position on the Internal Career Site Here. 

Purpose of Role

As a Distribution House (DH) Industrial Engineer, you will oversee the building’s Labor Management program to drive efficiency in day-to-day processing. You will be responsible for evaluating and maintaining various engineered labor standards, configuring the Labor Management System (LMS) with the appropriate results and partnering with Operations, IT and HR to promote a successful performance-based Employee Incentive program. Additionally, you will be expected to collaborate cross-functionally to explore and implement continuous improvement projects across a range of departments to enhance 
productivity, cost and safety through means consistent with Under Armour’s Core Competencies. 

Your Impact

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees 
assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work 
assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed. 

May include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and reports any unsafe working conditions or 
  • equipment. 
  • Works cross-functionally to design and maintain Engineered Labor Standards for Manhattan 
  • Associates’ Labor Management System 
  • Responsible for maintaining an XYZ mapping, vehicle timing, updating Preferred Work Methods 
  • (PWM’s), revising ELS files and configuring any changes within the Labor Management System 
  • Partners with and trains Distribution Operations to drive a performance-based culture 
  • Provide analytical support to the Distribution Operations team for effectively measuring Labor 
  • Management performance, 3YP & 5YP Capacity and CapEx planning 
  • Serve as the main point of contact for incentive-based pay program utilizing LMS performance 
  • data 
  • Works collaboratively to identify and implement continuous improvement projects across the DH 
  • Partners with other distribution IE’s to maintain process uniformity and Labor Management 
  • consistency across the distribution network, including: 
  • Preferred Work Methods 
  • Activity-Based Costing/CPU Modeling 
  • Labor Monitoring and Labor Planning 
  • Capacity Inputs/Modeling 


The essential functions of the job are usually performed indoors and may rarely be performed outdoors, including during both hot and cold weather. Work performed will be near or involving moving mechanical equipment. Work may be performed at heights of up to 50 feet. 

  • Demonstrates willingness to train and assist cross-functionally in other areas of the DH. 
  • May work in various departments as needed. 
  • Comfortability taking initiative in ambiguous environments without direct presence of a manager. 
  • Frequent or continuous standing, lifting, walking and bending. 
  • Regularly handles objects, tools, and/or controls; reaches with arms. 
  • Vision abilities, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 


May include, but are not limited to, the following: 
•    Demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience
•    Excellent proven safety record
•    Ability to interpret schematics, mechanical blueprints, and PLC ladder logic
•    Able to operate and trained on all aerial equipment, such as boom lift, scissor lift, and forklift.
Computer Skills                                      
•    PC experience; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc). 
•    Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).  Working knowledge of Maintenance Connection is a plus.
•    Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
•    Knowledge of Warehouse Control Systems (WCS
Other Skills
•    Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Language Skills
•    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

•    BA/BS Degree (Engineering Degree or Supply Chain Degree)
•    3-5 years of Distribution Experience preferred
•    Labor Management experience preferred; Manhattan Associates Labor Management System
•    experience preferred
•    Analytical In Nature – Ability to compile, analyze and develop recommendations on data
•    Working Knowledge of MS Excel, SQL, and MS Access
•    Self-Starter, Strong Willingness to Learn
•    Excellent Interpersonal and Communications Skills Required
•    Ability to develop presentations for Sr. Managers, Directors, and Sr. Directors
•    Ability to complete work in a timely manner and in short time frames
•    Excellent team player and great UA cultural fit

The essential functions of the job are usually performed indoors and may rarely be performed outdoors, including during both hot and cold weather.  Work performed will be near or involving moving mechanical equipment.  Work may be performed at heights of up to 50 feet.

•    Demonstrates willingness to train and assist cross-functionally in other areas of the DH.
•    May work in various departments as needed.
•    Frequent or continuous standing, lifting, walking, and bending.
•    Regularly handles objects, tools, and/or controls; reaches with arms; uses cutting device to open or break down cartons. 
•    May frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds overhead.
•    Vision abilities depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Able to withstand temperatures in a typical warehouse environment.


Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Rialto Distribution House office.


  • No relocation provided

Base Compensation

 $103, 921 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks

  • Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 


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Our Commitment to Diversity

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

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