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Title:  Associate Engineer Industrial


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  27162


Position Summary

The Associate Industrial Engineer position supports the Manager in working with operational teams to improve processes in order to drive higher operational efficiency. The Associate Engineer applies and performs advanced analytical, statistical, optimization modeling, and simulation techniques to Airport Planning/Layout and Standards establishment projects for both Operations and Resource Planning. The Associate Engineer is highly skilled at synthesizing and presenting data.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Use modeling/forecasting techniques to analyze schedule and recommend changes
  • Use optimization techniques to streamline operations issues
  • Conduct simulation modeling and statistical analysis for demand capacity assessments and to identify process bottlenecks, performing sensitivities where needed
  • Recommend new operational processes and/or procedures using tools such as six sigma, spreadsheet modeling, and discrete event simulation
  • Apply data analysis to provide perspectives on problem scope, impact, and recommendations to key stakeholders 
  • Establish business cases in support of corporate initiatives and provide forecasted benefits
  • Perform Time Studies to establish operational standards
  • Guide cross-departmental project teams to define, analyze, and recommend improved processes
  • Assist in identifying areas of improvement opportunity (e.g. business processes, etc) by utilizing various tools such as process mapping, time study data collection, and Pareto charts
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Civil Engineering, Mathematics, or relevant field upon hire
  • Knowledge of statistics, modeling (Matlab, R, or Python), and/or computer simulation building (preferably in PROMODEL, ARENA, or similar software)
  • Excellent statistical analysis skills
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Able to effectively influence others at equal and higher levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, deadline driven team environment
  • Pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Prior airline/aviation or airport planning experience
  • One (1) year of work experience in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or Simulation Modeling
  • Exposure to: SQL or SAS


      Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable Crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Fun and Passion
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))



  • Computer and other office equipment

       Work Environment:

  • Normal Office Environment

       Physical Effort: 

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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