The Walt Disney Company Industrial Engineer in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Would you love to influence senior leaders with data-driven analytics in the morning, and work on a system-optimization project in one of the Disney Parks & Resorts in the afternoon?

As an Industrial Engineer at Disney, you would help translate ideas into tangible innovation opportunities that focus on strategy within operations. Working on a diverse set of projects, you would flex your analytical, consulting, process and system optimization skills in service of a key goal: to make a happier, more seamless experience for our Guests, at every stage of their visit. Join our IE team!

Responsibilities : You’d join a diverse, networked team that collaborates on initiatives that drive Disney’s Parks & Resorts business to the next level. What makes us different from other IE groups? We use creativity and in-depth analytics to transform data into systems that can directly impact the happiness of our Guests.

Every single day as an Industrial Engineer is different! On any one day you might:

  • Strategize with multiple departments to find the next productivity boost

  • Develop analytics to identify areas for improvement and change

  • Lead a brainstorming session about simulation, forecasting, and optimization

  • Formulate a plan with other engineers for future operational development

  • Present to business leadership to help influence change

  • Develop relationships within Disney through cross-team collaborations

  • Gain leadership development and rotate between client groups

  • Attend seminars on professional and personal development

  • Research and benchmark topics relevant to your project scope

  • Lead or support others with a field study

  • Coach interns so they can own their projects and contribute in a meaningful way

  • Spend time in the Parks to observe operations, and gain process insights, and grab lunch with the team or hop on an attraction at a Disney park!

Basic Qualifications :

Please apply if you have:

  • 2 -4 years of applied experience (or 1 - 3 years with a Master’s degree)

  • Sharp project management skills, with an emphasis on communication and building strategic relationships

  • A knack for consulting and making quality/process improvements

  • Experience to delineate scope-of-work, understand the full impact of findings on the business and pro-actively develop recommendations

  • A strong, confident presentation style with the ability to lead key stakeholders

  • Experience with capacity/demand analysis and modeling techniques

  • Knowledge of conducting field studies/data collection efforts

  • Confidence with spreadsheets, databases, and statistical/graphic software

  • Resiliency – you’re up for the challenge of continuous improvement, and have fortitude in the face of a “no”

  • Creativity to approach problems in new, innovative ways

  • Experience motivating your peers

  • The energy to successfully juggle multiple tasks at once, especially in dynamic environments

  • A flexible schedule - you’re able to meet project milestones

  • The ability to think outside the box, providing ideas on how to do things differently

Preferred Qualifications :

It would be nice if you also have:

  • Additional years of applied experience in a related field

Required Education :

Please apply if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or equivalent

Preferred Education :

It would be nice if you also have:

  • A Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Business or equivalent

Job ID: 497604BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products