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Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics Industrial Cyber Security Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

The Industrial Cyber Security Engineer will join a growing team of Engineering and Health & Safety professionals helping our customers reduce their work-related risk to quality, productivity and employee health.

This key role will have the opportunity to help improve enterprise operating capability by managing and implementing Cyber Security–specific controls within automotive manufacturing environments. Cyber Security is a highly visible topic and this position will require communication with senior management providing insight and support into many key areas of Cyber Security within a manufacturing environment.

Ideal candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Experience providing industrial cyber security support within manufacturing environments and coordinating cyber security initiatives.

  • Ability to recognize common needs with potential for strategic solutions.

  • General understanding and awareness of vulnerability management processes, incident management procedures, and common exploit methods.

  • Must work well in a team environment and be flexible enough to work on any aspect of the project as needed.

  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills and comfort level interacting with all levels of the plant hierarchy.

  • Well rounded plant floor background with exposure to IT systems and plant floor controls.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as In-Plant lead for Industrial Cyber Security initiatives including implementation and management of Industrial Cyber Security standards at the assigned facility.

  • Work closely with all levels and groups within the plant to ensure Industrial Cyber Security standards and practices are understood and being followed.

  • Coordinate with counterparts at other facilities as well as corporate management to report status, share best practices and overcome challenges.

  • Job may require occasional off-shift support to implement initiatives during non-production times.


  • BS Engineering/BS Engineering Technology / Computer Science.

  • A strong interest in developing ICS-specific Cyber Security skills.

  • Training and Certifications are a plus

  • 3-5 years Manufacturing Plant Floor Experience with exposure to Industrial Controls \ PLC's.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Retirement Plan (401k)

  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability

  • Training & Development

Sandalwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.