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Job Board

The ISE (ePack) job board has information related to jobs in industrial engineering, systems engineering and operations research. It is run through NC State’s Career Development Center’s ePack system. We encourage students and alumni to go to the ISE (ePack) Job Board, but if you want to post your job or apply for a job on the list, you must be a member of NC State’s Alumni Association unless you are a student or are within one year of graduation.

We also post job opportunities below in three categories:

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ISE Industry Positions

Redmond, WA

Closing: 06/30/2024

Supplier Development Engineer, Aviation (Starlink)

SpaceX demands a new type of supply chain for our newest project, Starlink. We require our suppliers to provide premium quality with rapidly evolving designs at increasingly ambitious volumes. We are actively looking for candidates who possess comprehensive knowledge of NPI manufacturing and quality tools and have unrelenting motivation to enable suppliers to succeed.

This is a technical position that requires practical experience in the area of specialty with the materials, processes and parts used in electrical and/or electro-mechanical assemblies for aerospace products. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of these products with the desire and capability to take on new challenges in unfamiliar areas to help enable our mission to Mars.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the technical point of contact, solving emergent challenges at suppliers and mitigating risk to the manufacturing system by addressing high-impact manufacturing and quality challenges.
  • Conduct design for manufacturing (DFM) reviews to ensure manufacturability.
  • Provide leadership for New Product Introduction (NPI) at suppliers
    Industrialize new materials and/or processes by collaborating with suppliers to implement the required capital improvements and develop their capability to scale up these new technologies, including part qualification (PPAP).
  • Collaborate with Design, Quality, Manufacturing, and Certification teams to determine the ideal performance specifications and supplier metrics.
  • Validate supplier corrective actions involving design and/or process changes to ensure they are robust, sustainable, and implemented for similar potential concerns across manufacturing lines and/or suppliers.
  • Lead containment activities, working with cross-functional counterparts on scope, path forward and ultimate resolution.
  • Demonstrate innovation, technical excellence, attention to detail, self-direction and courage.
  • Drive for results and customer satisfaction by collaborating with teams, leading projects, and continuously driving improvement in the supply base
    Identify, audit and onboard new suppliers; perform surveillance and diagnostic audits on incumbent suppliers.

Redmond, WA

Closing: 06/30/2024

Supply Chain Quality Systems Engineer (Starlink)

This is a technical position that requires practical experience with the materials, processes, and parts used in mechanical assemblies for aerospace products. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of these products with the desire and capability to take on new challenges in unfamiliar areas to help enable our mission to Mars.

The Supply Chain Quality Systems Engineer works with suppliers to continually improve the quality management system, lead investigations, implement corrective actions and verify compliance with SpaceX requirements through audits.

Responsibilities

  • Perform quality management system audits and manufacturing process audits to assess new and incumbent suppliers. Assesses SpaceX supplier processes, systems, and products through an on-site supplier audit program to assure compliance with requirements, SpaceX procedures and policies, and ISO 9001 / AS9100 standards.
  • Provide training and guidance to SpaceX suppliers and partners to build, implement, and improve policies, procedures, and systems that meet SpaceX’s business objectives and assure compliance with customer requirements and industry standards.
  • Lead root cause investigation and validate supplier corrective actions to ensure they are robust, sustainable, and implemented for similar potential concerns across manufacturing lines and/or suppliers. Implement actions both internally and externally.
  • Ownership of supplier metric reporting and audit roadmap. Create visualizations and analyze data for insights, then use audit tools and collaborate with the Supplier Development Engineer to drive performance improvements where needed.
  • Initiate change request of management system procedures, policies, and audit checklists and lead implementation efforts. Own supplier audit checklist for the Starlink Product, Aviation, and Enterprise programs.
  • Perform product audits, documentation reviews, and source inspections as required

Faculty and Staff Positions

Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering logo

Raleigh, NC

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

The faculty in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at NC State invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics, with a research focus in areas such as transportation safety, human performance modeling, or sociotechnical systems, along with expertise in next-generation human-AI teaming. The expected start date for this position is Fall 2024.

Other positions may be available through university faculty clusters or at a later date. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate instruction as well as supervision of graduate student research. Applicants will be expected to develop a sponsored research program. General research responsibilities for faculty include a commitment to original and independent work and pursuing interdisciplinary collaborations, both within and external to NC State. Applicants will also be expected to participate in the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center, a center funded by the CDC/National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety.

Review of applications will begin October 30, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a related area along with appropriate experience by their start date:

  • The Rank of Assistant Professor – Demonstrated ability and the potential for directing activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility; ability and willingness to participate in department, college, and university affairs; a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • The Rank of Associate Professor – Recognized ability and potential for distinction, and demonstrated ability to direct activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility; demonstrated ability and willingness to participate in department, college, and university affairs; a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • The Rank of Professor – Distinguished achievement and demonstrated ability to direct activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility; established reputation in the individual’s profession; demonstrated ability and willingness to participate in department, college, and university affairs; a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • Other Required Qualifications – Excellent teaching skills and an ability to conduct research programs supportive of the Department’s interest. Excellent verbal and writing skills are also required.
Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering logo

Raleigh, NC

Open Rank Professional Track Faculty

The faculty of ISE invites applications for a professional track faculty position. The expected start date is January 2024. Candidates will primarily support the educational mission of the department and associated programs, and candidates will report to the Department Head. The preferred person will also be able to engage in some extension and outreach through connecting with companies for projects and connecting to prospective students in recruitment.

A primary responsibility is expected to include support of senior design, including soliciting and finalizing projects from stakeholders (e.g., industry, government, non-governmental organizations), advising of senior design teams, and partnering with other faculty on senior design. The individual is expected to participate in ABET and student outcome evaluations.

Other responsibilities may vary according to the background and expertise of the candidate. Example responsibilities in ISE academic programs include delivering courses, serving as academic or career advisors, advising student groups, etc. The candidate could support the Engineering Management program for part of their responsibilities, such as advising students on career and professional aspects. When classes are delivered the faculty responsibilities include:

  • Presenting engaging course content that fulfills student learning outcomes
  • Developing exams, quizzes, and homework assignments
  • Grading assessments with possible TA support
  • Holding office hours
  • Maintaining up-to-date course platform (e.g. Moodle)
  • Determining and posting course grades

Rank is commensurate with education and experience. Rank could be Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor, or Professor of the Practice.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

  • For Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer: Master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
  • For Asst./Assoc./Full Professor: Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills are required.
  • The ability to partner with the industry is essential for the outreach role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the vision and mission of NC State and the ISE department. 
  • Experience teaching or working with students at the college or university level in industrial engineering, operations research, computer science, statistics, manufacturing, ergonomics, or a related field.

Student Positions

Raleigh, NC

Closing: 04/30/2024

Vendor Management Internship

The Vendor Management (VM) Intern assists the Vendor Management Risk Administrator. As an intern with First Bank, you will gain valuable work experience in a professional environment, leveraging your prior experience and education. The VM Intern will be essential to working on important responsibilities, special projects and networking with our teams.

Essential Functions

  • Develops knowledge of third-party service provider risk management
  • Adheres to all levels of our Service Excellence standards
  • Work closely with accounts payable and vendor relationship managers across the Bank
  • Performs vendor system maintenance and related duties as assigned
  • Primary duties involve working within the vendor management information system
  • Performs duties specific to the position and other functions as assigned
  • Completes required compliance courses
  • Adheres specifically to all corporate policies and procedures
  • Also adheres to federal and state regulations and laws, including the Bank Secrecy Act.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Risk management focus preferred
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize work
  • Demonstrated drive, initiative and work ethic

Physical Demands/Work Environment

Vision, hearing, speech, dexterity and visual concentration. A valid driver’s license is required. Must be able to stand, walk, sit and use hands and fingers. Must have the ability to work the hours and days required to complete the essential functions of the position as scheduled. The environment is a professional office with standard office equipment.

Cognitive Requirements

Learning, thinking, concentration, ability to exercise self-control, and ability to work in a customer relations environment. Must be able to pay close attention to detail and be able to work as a member of a team. Must be able to interact effectively with co-workers and customers and exercise self-control and diplomacy in customer and employee relations situations. Must have the ability to exercise discretion as well as appropriate judgments when necessary.