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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


GE Aerospace logo

West Jefferson, NC

Ending: 10/31/2023

Lean Manager

In this role, you will lead the development and deployment of a plant-wide lean culture, problem-solving, visual management, Lean process development and Lean training. You will partner with the Plant Leadership team to establish a customer-based improvement strategy, which drives safety, customer responsiveness, lead time reduction, quality improvement, and cost reductions in line with business/functional objectives. This role will report to the West Jefferson Site Lean Leader.

Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Lead lean transformations within manufacturing cells to improve process quality and create capacity by reducing cycle time, inventory, and waste.
  • Establish site lean standards for visual management, 5S, daily management, etc. and provide lean training to employees.
  • Be a champion of Kaizen that impacts product flow, production to TAKT and inventory turns.
  • Teach, promote, and practice the lean principles and tools.
  • Lead Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen events to identify process wastes and develop and implement corrective actions.
  • Create Standardized Work Instructions, layouts, and process flow diagrams.
  • Facilitate functional managers in establishing process flow by implementing visual management tools and methods to pull products through the work cells.
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma tools to improve process capability and eliminate defects.
  • Coach teams using the A3 thinking through the define, analyze, root cause, and countermeasure phases.
  • Facilitate, train, and coach team members in the use of Lean and problem-solving tools.
  • Educate, coach, and mentor others on Lean philosophy and application.
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with supply chain partners to achieve goals and results.
FDA Center for Tobacco Products Logo

Silver Spring, MD

(Remote Position)

Ending: 09/14/2023

General Engineer

The Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is responsible for planning, managing, directing and coordinating major tobacco program objectives to implement the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This Recent Graduate position will serve as a General Engineer in the Office of Science (OS), Division of Product Science (DPS), Engineering Branch. Assignments involve providing comprehensive professional engineering review, analysis, and advice for a variety of difficult problems and issues.

Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Apply engineering knowledge to conventional engineering-specific situations and participate in projects.
  • Assist higher-grade scientists and engineers in engineering work.
  • Review tobacco products to determine the adequacy of the results from engineering disciplines.
  • Search and review engineering literature to advance knowledge, participate in meetings, and participate in research projects conducted by senior engineers.
  • Support higher-graded engineers/scientists in their verbal and written conclusions to other Federal agencies, industry, universities, and state, local, and foreign governments.
  • Participate in the development of portions of new and amended regulations, policies, and procedures.

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