Industrial Engineer (New Graduate)


Richmond , VA

$Dependent on Experience per year




Bachelor's Degree - ISE/Mechanical



Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc. is looking to place an immediate opening for an Industrial Engineer. The ideal candidate will be a new graduate from an Industrial & Systems Engineering program (ISE) or a Mechanical Engineering program that is passionate about improving safety and quality in a company. You will be provided with the training and industry knowledge necessary to become an integral member of the Service team. Advancement opportunities are available to those candidates who show initiative and drive needed to bring success to the company. This position would primarily assist the Service team with creating & maintaining SOPs, oversight and management of all water treatment programs, and field work as needed. This position will also be involved in the continuous improvement of the Service department.

Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc. is a locally-owned, premier custom refrigeration system company that strives to provide a one-stop shop for our valued customers. We are proud to provide everything from custom designed refrigeration systems to upkeep and maintenance for our clients. Because of our continuous growth, we are looking for qualified, dedicated, passionate new teammates who share our drive and vision.

About the Position:

  • Job Security: Long-term, permanent position with benefits
  • Weekly pay
  • Stable M-F Schedule
  • Application takes 5-10 minutes, receive feedback in 2 business days

Key Duties:

  • Guide the design, development and implementation of process improvement initiatives and activities throughout the Service department to improve competitiveness and operational excellence
  • Review and measure engineering/construction methods, technology application, and workflow processes and apply lean/continuous improvement application skills
  • Responsible for working with the senior leadership team to plan, execute, monitor, and continuously improve field and corporate objectives
  • Creating, auditing, and maintaining Service contracts
  • Identify safety training needs and develop training curriculum and materials within our STAR program
  • Exhibit operational knowledge of construction and service standards and be able to move the team forward
  • Work to improve efficiency of service and maintenance operations in the field
  • Develop and maintain SOP’s/video walk-throughs to ensure consistent training and quality assurance
  • Provide project oversight/assistance to Service Managers & Service Technicians
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Aftermarket Service & Sales


  • A Bachelor of Science in Industrial, Systems, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to problem solve on mechanically complex systems quickly and effectively
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 Quality Management System or other similar systems
  • A drive to improve already functioning systems to drive the company to the next level
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with a broad range of individuals, from craft worker to senior management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-Motivated with a desire to succeed
  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office & other necessary technical applications
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to manage projects effectively


  • Health Insurance - Company pays 75% of the monthly premiums for employees and their families
  • Dental Insurance
  • Competitive vacation & holiday pay
  • Supplemental insurance available (Aflac)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan - Company matches dollar-for-dollar up to 15%
  • Short-term and Long-term disability coverage
  • Accidental death/dismemberment coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities, and apprenticeship programs available
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, rental vehicles, and other company discounts (if applicable)