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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:

Got a Question? contact our office, Karen Weltonkwelton@ncsu.edu | 919.515.6405.

ISE Industry Positions

Morrisville, NC

Ending: 06/17/2022

Application Engineer

Background

How would you like to work to provide state-of-the-art solutions for customers in the automotive and electric vehicles market or, medical, power generation, aerospace, and other top technology markets? Come work for SCHUNK Intec, Inc. the competent and world market leader for clamping technology and gripping systems as an Applications Engineer in our Stationary Workholding Group. Join a global team of more than 3,500 employees in nine plants and 33 subsidiaries around the world. SCHUNK USA headquarters is located in Morrisville, NC and is home to its own manufacturing facility, a tech and training center that hosts customer events and live demos, and operational teams who thrive on driving excellence in the manufacturing industry.

Manufacturing Engineers are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements
  • Develop and prepare customer quotes for specialty components including but not limited to:
    • Review customer specifications and/ or review customer parts,
    • Interpret drawings and other customer documents,
    • Develop customer design specifications,
    • Coordinate development of design drawings with the customer and SCHUNK Design Engineering team,
    • Follow-up on prototype product design and application issues with the customer, making required changes to final design to meet customer requirements and quality standards,
    • Preparing and delivering quotes and sales orders to customers, and
    • Track and follow up on quotes and sales orders with customers and potential customers.
  • Develop a design and production schedule that meets customer and SCHUNK business requirements, coordinating design, production and delivery with appropriate SCHUNK teams and facilities.
  • Track and follow-up on sales order progress through and including ensuring product delivery and customer satisfaction, making adjustments to production and/or delivery schedule when required to meet customer and SCHUNK business requirements.
  • Provide technical service and training presentations to customers and representatives relating to SCHUNK component’s use, operation and maintenance
  • Provide customer support by phone and on the customer site.
  • May enter customer quotes and sales orders into SAP, tracking the order process and follow up through delivery of the product.
  • Perform duties of the Technical Specialist and Customer Service Representative (CSR) when necessary to meet business and customer needs.
  • Work across product teams on special projects, trade shows, and internal events – Toolholding, Workholding and Automation Components, the production shop, and the sales and marketing staff.
  • Participate in SCHUNK special projects when requested.
  • Some travel will be required
Job Requirements
  • Experience is more important than a degree. Post-secondary degree or certification in Engineering, manufacturing, or machine tool technology with relevant experience with CNC machines, steel cutting, fixtures, and toolholding.
  • Ability to use PC applications including advanced skills with Microsoft spreadsheets, word processing, and Email. Experience with CAD/CAM software and STEP files.
  • Willingness to learn in-house sales/order applications and/or systems.
  • Ability to communicate technical information courteously and effectively over the phone and face-to-face with customers and employees.
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents such as technical drawings, operating and maintenance instructions, technical specifications, and procedure manuals and carry out instructions furnished in oral, written or diagram form.
  • Ability to recognize and analyze problems, develop, implement and carry out solutions.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and small team environment with the Management, Technical Specialists, other Applications Engineers, CSR and inside and outside sales staff
  • Ability to use initiative to identify and solve customer and product delivery problems.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects coordinating priorities with team members.
  • Critical thinking skills – recognize and analyze problems, develop and implement solutions.
  • Ability to quickly understand the component manufacturing and sales industry and SCHUNK product lines.
  • CNC mill, lathe and process knowledge is a plus
Benefits and Salary

SCHUNK is a world market leader for clamping technology and gripping systems that offers a generous employee benefits package that includes individual health insurance for $35 to $50 per month, 18+ days of paid time off, 8 holidays, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, disability, and HSA matching contributions.


Fort Bragg, NC

Ending: 05/12/2022

Entry Level Engineer

Background

The Wilmington District Engineering, Construction and Planning Division is seeking to fill a full-time, entry level Interdisciplinary Engineer position. This position is part of a training program designed to develop the incumbent from entry level to the full performance level as a Project Engineer. The incumbent works under the guidance of senior engineers to perform design and cost analyses for a variety of projects from preliminary planning phase through design, construction, operation and maintenance phases.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in General, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering from accredited university.
  • US Citizen and English language is required.
Benefits and Salary

Beginning salary is based on final GPA, level of education and experience and starts between $37,000 and $51,000. Promotions are utilized as part of the training program to recognize professional development achieved. Salary increases then occur on regular intervals based on performance. Full performance Civil Engineers earn between $82,000 and $107,000 including locality allowance.

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

  • Benefits for federal employees
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Pay and leave
  • Thrift savings plan
  • Long term disabilities benefits
  • Recruitment/relocation/retention incentives
  • Professional registration reimbursement
  • On the spot awards
  • Flex-time policy
  • Moving and relocation assistance
Apply

Email resume and final transcripts with degree achieved to elizabeth.robinson@usace.army.mil

If you are graduating in May, email your current transcripts.


Vastek Logo

Durham, NC

Ending: 05/31/2022

Validation Engineer

Background

This individual assures validation activities are performed in conformance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), client standards, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements. The individual performs validation program-related activities such as DQ, COM, IQ, OQ, PQ, CQ, RQ, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Writes and executes commissioning, qualification, & validation protocols for facilities utilities, equipment, and computerized systems
  • Writes final reports
  • Resolves protocol discrepancies and deviations
  • Reviews vendor-generated validation protocol packages
  • Supports change control deliverables
  • Responsible for the generation of complex protocols using a risk-based approach that meets current regulatory requirements and industry practices

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience worked as a Validation Engineer.

We are looking for a Development Engineer to work with us on developing our drying process and fertilizer handling facilities. This work will include:

  • performing experiments to optimize drying rates
  • determining requirements
  • selecting equipment
  • installing and modifying plant and machinery

EDUCATION

  • BS/MS in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Biology, Chemical, Biochemistry or Biomedical Engineering.

APPLY

Please respond by email to nam@vastekgroup.com.


biomerieux

Durham, North Carolina

Ending: 06/30/2022

Reliability Engineer

Position Summary

Develop and manage equipment maintenance strategies and sustain maintenance and integrity improvement efforts by applying the principles of reliability engineering to:

  • Reduce the risk of loss or failure, manage physical assets through good maintenance practices, and increase the probability that equipment will perform its purpose (without failure under stated conditions for a specified period of time).
  • Execute assigned projects to ensure assets are efficiently maintained to minimize scrap and rework while maximizing OEE, cost of finished goods, and yield.
  • Function as the Durham site local Computerized Maintenance and Calibration Management System Administrator (CMMS/CCMS).
Responsibilities
  • Monitor and drive the effectiveness of the Reliability program.
  • Administer the CMMS/CCMS system (Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager).
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of site Reliability Plans, Equipment Maintenance Strategies, Bad Actor Analyses, Equipment Failure Risk Analyses.
  • Maintain the PM, PdM and Condition Monitoring programs within the maintenance department, planner/schedulers, contractors and OEMs.
  • Evaluate and trend critical equipment performance and history including mean time between failures, mean time to repair, etc.
  • Ensure that required changes to spare parts program, Bill of Materials, etc are documented and communicated.
  • Identify Bad actors by analyzing equipment history using CMMS data, spare parts utilization, PdM history, etc.

PM Optimization Program – review the existing maintenance program for opportunities to:

  • Identify and remove low value-added tasks
  • Revise PM intervals based on task type, asset usage, environment, and industry guidelines
  • Replace time-based intrusive tasks with condition based non-intrusive tasks
  • Ensure all tasks are tied to a failure mode
  • Strengthen work packages (task instructions, parts, and tools)
  • Shift tasks from Maintenance to Operations when the program would be better served by having the Production Department perform the task during routine surveillance
  • Evaluate repeated failures and develop proactive strategies to minimize the occurrence of the failures
  • Develop procedures and specifications for the reliability maintenance aspects of existing and new equipment, and help in planning shutdowns.
  • Ensure that change control requirements including testing and documentation are adhered to at all times.
  • Perform all work in compliance with company quality procedures and standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Studies and Experience

BS in a technical discipline, preferably in Industrial and Systems Engineering, plus 0-3 years of relevant experience or AAS in a technical discipline with 5 years of relevant experience required.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Knowledge and application of reliability methodologies and tools (e.g. Root Cause Analysis, FMEA, Structured problem solving), Lean and Six Sigma is desired
  • Self-Directed – Able to work towards specific goals and objectives with limited daily oversight
  • Spreadsheet and Word Processing (Excel, Word)
  • Able to perform some level of cost analysis and work within a structured budget
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and be able to quickly ramp-up on the understanding of existing plant processes
  • Strong communication and technical writing ability
  • Ability to work individually and within teams. Must have the ability to exchange information on a daily basis.
  • Willing to ask for help when needed.
  • Proactive, sees the need to act before being asked.
Physical Requirements

Ability to ascend/descend stairs, ladders, ramps, and the like.

Apply

Apply on our website using the provided link, or by going to https://careers.biomerieux.com/ and searching for “Reliability Engineer”!


Phinite Logo

Durham, NC

Ending: 06/30/2022

Development Engineering

Background

Phinite is a startup dedicated to making agriculture sustainable. Our novel waste drying system transforms animal waste into renewable fertilizer which is exported off animal farms and sold. Revenues are shared between Phinite and farmers – offering farmers a profitable model for waste recycling. Our system is an automated waste dryer, which uses air and mechanical agitation of waste material to achieve drying. Drying systems are built on individual farms, and the final dry material is collected and sold through centralized fertilizer sales channels.

We are looking for a Development Engineer to work with us on developing our drying process and fertilizer handling facilities. This work will include:

  • performing experiments to optimize drying rates
  • determining requirements
  • selecting equipment
  • installing and modifying plant and machinery
EXPERIENCE

Experience in hardware, machinery development and low-energy drying systems (eg. Solar drying) is useful. Experience in dredging, concrete or other high-solids pumping is also interesting. Aptitude and resourcefulness will trump specifics though in our competencies so please include any demonstration of past projects, professional or private. Applicants with varying levels of experience will be considered.

Education
Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Bio and Ag Engineering or similar experience developing simple solutions to practical problems.

Job Offering
This project will commence as a contract position with an immediate start. Remuneration will be at market rates, defined in conversation with us. For the right fit, there is an opportunity for this position to transition into a salaried, permanent position within Phinite.

Apply

Please respond by email to jordan.phasey@phinite-us.com. Or apply online using the link below.


Faculty and Staff Positions

Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Raleigh, NC

Posting: 11/15/2021

Open rank full-time professional faculty position, to support senior design

The faculty of ISE invites applications for a professional track faculty position. Rank is commensurate with education and experience. Rank could be Lecturer or Senior Lecturer; Assistant Teaching Professor or Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor; or Professor of the Practice. The expected start date for this position is Fall 2022. Candidates will devote their time to the education of undergraduate and graduate students and will report to the Department Head. Outside of teaching, faculty are expected to serve as academic advisors to students, advisor of student groups, or other duties associated with the academic programs run by ISE. Course responsibilities involve all of the following:

  • 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

The preferred person will be able to support senior design, including overseeing course structure, soliciting projects from stakeholders (e.g. industry, government, non-governmental organizations) in addition to select other classes such as python, databases, supply chain, or engineering management. The individual will participate in ABET and student outcome evaluations.


Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Raleigh, NC

Posting: 11/15/2021

Lecturer

To teach undergraduate or graduate classes in the department for spring, fall, and/or summer session.

  • Minimum of MS Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field and appropriate professional experience is required.
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate teaching.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate students.

Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Raleigh, NC

Posting: 11/15/2021

Human Resources Specialist

The Human Resource Specialist serves as the Human Resources Representative and the primary contact for all HR actions, questions, and requests for the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE).

  • The HR Specialist must be knowledgeable of the appropriate procedure for each employee category within the department and is responsible for providing HR expertise to management and supervisors, and employees as it relates to permanent staff, temporary personnel, visitors, and no pay appointments.
  • Oversee and manage the temporary and bi-weekly appointments for students, temporary employees, and postdocs by creating offer letters, entering PeopleSoft actions and PeopleAdmin actions (when needed).
  • Post job vacancies and updates in NC State’s PeopleAdmin system for permanent positions in SHRA, EHRA non-Faculty, and Faculty appointments.
  • Manage onboarding and offboarding of SHRA/EHRA employees by creating offer letters, submitting hiring packages to the college, and entering People Admin actions.
  • Submit job updates to the College for Postdocs, SHRA, EHRA non-faculty, and faculty appointments.
  • Complete and coordinate visa requests for J-1 and H-1B employment sponsorship. Monitor all employee visa statuses timely to ensure employment eligibility.
  • Serve as Timekeeping and Leave Coordinator. Performs weekly and monthly reviews for data integrity and coordinates annual certification process.
  • Serve as I-9 Coordinator for the department to ensure compliance.
  • Manage and oversee the performance management process for SHRA, EHRA, and Postdoc employees.
  • Submit Visiting Scholar and other No Pay Research actions.

This position entails using good judgment to complete tasks as efficiently as possible. This position functions independently and in collaboration with COE HR, UHR, and other subject matter specialists on campus.


Student Positions


Tropical Nut and Fruit

Apply to: John Bauer 

jbauer@tropicalfoods.com

Chief Operations Officer

Charlotte, NC

Posting: 04/12/2022

Ending: 05/31/2022

Special Project Manager

The special project manager assists with specific projects that will help the company achieve its goals and objectives.

EsSENTIAL Job DUTiES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.

  • Assist with the execution and management of the Company’s OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) process to support efficiency and productivity targets.
  • Monitor progress of project plans, timelines, and tasks.
  • Proactively communicate project details across all levels of the organization and multiple departments clearly and concisely.
  • Build internal and external business relationships vital to the success of the assigned project.
  • Resolve and advance issues in a timely fashion.
  • Identify, assess, and minimize risks throughout the project life cycle.
  • Create and maintain all project documentation pertinent to the project, including but not limited to status reports, work plans, and presentations.
  • Understand team dynamics and adapt project management methodology to ensure project success.
  • Seek opportunities for improvement, make recommendations for change, and identify flaws in logic or assumption errors.
  • Create/Update SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) as needed.
  • Performs administrative activities associated with specific projects, including compiling, storing, and retrieving data for reports.
  • In keeping with our value of Customer Satisfaction, this position is expected to provide high-quality customer service to our internal and external customers, vendors, and others alike.
  • Adheres to company Policy and Procedures.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside the company.
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor and about department issues.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize.
  • Consistently reports to work on time, prepared to perform duties of the position.
  • Meets department productivity standards.
  • May perform other duties as required.
Responsibilities
  • This job will have periodic access to confidential data including company records, plans, designs, and programs.
  • This job develops, plans, and implements new procedures and methods to achieve company goals.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • Language: Have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to read and understand English.
  • Math: Possess the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning: Have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills: Be able to perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite. Project and Visio programs.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Engineering, Industrial Management, or related field; or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; and three to five years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Six Sigma Certification is a plus.
Physical Demands
  • The employee occasionally lifts and moves up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Work Environment
  • Work is performed in a plant environment, and disruptions occur frequently.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Phinite Logo
Phinite

Durham, NC

Ending: 06/30/2022

Development Engineering Internship

Background

Phinite is a startup dedicated to making agriculture sustainable. Our novel waste drying system transforms animal waste into renewable fertilizer which is exported off animal farms and sold. Revenues are shared between Phinite and farmers – offering farmers a profitable model for waste recycling. Our system is an automated waste dryer, which uses air and mechanical agitation of waste material to achieve drying. Drying systems are built on individual farms, and the final dry material is collected and sold through centralized fertilizer sales channels.

EXPERIENCE

Experience in hardware, machinery development and low-energy drying systems (eg. Solar drying) is useful. Experience in dredging, concrete or other high-solids pumping is also interesting. Experience in Arduino and Raspberry Pi’s is also useful. Aptitude and resourcefulness will trump specifics though in our competencies so please include any demonstration of past projects, professional or private.

Compensation and Logistics
This is a paid position, with a rate of $15-20/hr depending on experience. For the right fit, there are opportunities for ongoing work with Phinite post-graduation.

We will discuss travel arrangements and logistics depending on the skills of the applicants and the projects being undertaken.

Apply

Please respond by email to jordan.phasey@phinite-us.com. He will discuss examples of work you have done previously of similar scope and nature to this. A CV is helpful but not critical as a starting point. Or apply online using the link below.