University of Utah Integration Engineer- OpEx 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/12/2018

Requisition Number PRN17429B

Job Title Integration Engineer

Working Title Integration Engineer- OpEx 1

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday to Friday 8:00am— 5:00pm

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00068 - Mechanical Engineering

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 90400

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Develops and implements client solutions for the Operational Excellence business unit of the University of Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center (MEPCenter). Includes responsibility for client acquisition, service delivery and post evaluation, continuous improvement and quality management.


Individual will be responsible the for the lean office and manufacturing, quality and operations management portion of the Operational Excellence business unit, which includes quality management andISOcompliance, lean office and manufacturing. Will interact with key partnerships such as the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), Business Resource Centers (BRC) andAPICS. Will also assess method of service delivery be it by outside consultants, contractors or direct service delivery.

Essential Functions

Generate client sales via in-person visits, phone calls, emails, networking, and site-visits throughout Utah.

Ability to implement sales strategies including client recruitment, business development, networking and account management

Develop business opportunities with new, existing, and pastMEPCenter client companies

Be adaptable with results oriented, excellent problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Prepare proposals and contracts for both clients and resource providers

Public speaking/presenting to multi-level audience—briefings, technical program overviews, training sessions

Collect financial impact data at end of each completed project

Follow-up and complete theNISTsurvey with clients 6-12 months after project completion

Stay abreast of latest programs or services in operational excellence.

Sets goals and milestones for the OpEx business unit.

Maintain an up to date financial and accounting impact of the business unit.

Minimum Qualifications

Require a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience or equivalency in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Master’s degree and 10 years or more of direct lean manufacturing experience and quality systems in a manufacturing setting, knowledge of the Utah manufacturing industry, and experience working with small- and medium-sized businesses. Possess an entrepreneurial mindset and go-getter mentality.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.