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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:

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ISE Industry Positions

Shawmut Advanced Materials logo

Clinton, TN

Ending: 02/14/2023

Production Engineer

The Product Engineer is responsible for product development and launch of laminate products for automotive interiors.

Duties 

  • Perform technical review of customer requirements in terms of alignment with OEM specifications. Determine feasibility and capability.
  • Engage with customers to determine optimal inspection, packaging and testing requirements for new products. 
  • Perform BOM risk analysis to determine issues that could cause bad quality, high scrap, or low productivity. Develop countermeasures and track success via metrics throughout the launch.
  • Develop specifications for material properties based on statistical analysis and handle negotiations with customers.
  • Attend product validation trials with customers to understand the interaction between the product and the customer’s molding application. Drive subsequent trials and improvement activities. Professionally present information and solutions.
  • Identify and lead VA-VE activities intended to reduce material/BOM costs and improve scrap rates and productivity.
  • Drive PPAP testing requirements based on the assessment of Tier and OEM requirements.
  • Support activities related to OEM test package submissions specific to construction approvals.
  • Work on engineering change projects specific to technical activities for the change.
  • Perform the update of APQP documentation (DFMEA, Control plan as applicable) and determine special characteristics for new products.
  • Communicate to relevant stakeholders (department managers, engineers, leads, supervisors) the new requirements and/or issues associated with each launch and collaborate to address them.
  • Complete and document tasks for the phase gate review process

Requirements

  • Minimum 4-year degree in Textiles, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Engineering or relevant major.
  • 3-5 years in manufacturing.
  • Must have excellent computer skills—Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Experience using statistical software such as JMP/Minitab and Access and Six Sigma certification is a plus.
  • Good technical problem-solving skills. Experience with soft materials (textile fabrics, polyurethane foams, nonwovens, plastic films) and dynamic material testing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of automotive OEM specifications and test methods is a plus.
  • Able to think clearly in stressful situations, willing and able to work with people with varying priorities. hands-on attitude.
  • Process engineering background desired, molding or forming experience is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Spanish proficiency is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to travel at least 30% and work flexible hours.

Anthem Biosciences logo

RTP, NC

Ending: 02/28/2023

Application Engineer

AthemBio is a privately held start-up biotechnology company based in RTP, NC. We invent breakthrough technologies and transform them into solutions to solve major bioprocessing challenges. AthemBio has worked with global customers, and having seen challenges firsthand, we are providing simple, scalable, robust, and automated solutions.

With recent advancements and proof-of-concept success for our technologies, we need to meet the rapid growth of our company and demand from current and potential customers by hiring an Application Engineer. Currently, we are searching for a candidate with proven expertise and skills in engineering that can build a deep understanding of our technologies so that they can assist in the development of various breakthrough bioprocessing technologies as well as have successful relations with customers.

Job Summary
The Application Engineer will work together with the AthemBio team to assist in the development of breakthrough bioprocessing technologies while communicating with customers and integrating the technologies into customer sites.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the development and validation of automation sequences.
  • Design and build bioprocessing systems and disposable prototypes.
  • Technical transfer of in-house designs to contract manufacturers.
  • On-site integration of AthemBio’s technologies into customer processes.
  • Provide remote and on-site technical support to customers.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Willing to travel up to 30% of the year.

Education and Experience

  • Preferred BS degree in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields.
  • Preferred experience/knowledge with bioprocessing, automation, field instrumentation, electrical wiring, and circuit design.

Faculty and Staff Positions

Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering logo

Raleigh, NC

Contracts and Grants Manager

The primary purpose and function of the Contracts & Grants Manager position are to administer and manage all contract and grant accounts together with major centers’ receipt accounts and to ensure the correctness and timeliness of all pre-award processes, such as proposals, for the department and major centers, such as the Ergonomics Center, the CAMAL, and Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute. It handles all research administration-related matters, from preparing a proposed budget to successfully closing the account on time, while ensuring proper processes for management, including release time, summer salary, cost sharing, and prior approvals. The position serves as the liaison with increased internal and external constituencies. The position manages all HR functions regarding sponsored research. This position also serves as a backup to other positions when the office is short-staffed or during times of extreme overload and helps with all other duties assigned by the supervisor.

The Contracts and Grants Manager position duties include:

  • Serve as the primary research administration contact for the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department.
  • Independently manage both the Pre-Award and Post-Award functions for the department. Knowledge of applicable Federal Regulations (2CFR 200-Uniform Guidance), Agency General and Specific Regulations, State of NC Regulations, and NCSU regulations, policies, and procedures is required. Interprets and analyzes guidelines, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to sponsored research. Knowledge of all internal business systems is required (PINS, ePAR, PeopleSoft HR and Financial.
  • Act as the “driver” for the proposal submission process. Contact faculty to determine who will be submitting proposals. Review the requirements from the external sponsor and assist faculty with budget development. Prepare detailed cost proposals as required by Federal Sponsors (DARPA, NIST, NIH, NSF, DOE, NCDOT, NAMII). Assist faculty with submissions for internal solicitations. Work with the Department Head and Business Officer regarding requests for cost sharing. Create the PINS record for faculty. Assist with entering proposals into agency electronic systems. Work closely with the College of Engineering Office of Research Administration during the submission of a proposal. Remind faculty of the COE business process for submitting proposals. Provide training and assistance to faculty who are new to NC State and the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department.
  • Meet with faculty and Department Heads throughout the year to ensure they receive good customer service. Determine if additional services should be offered (maintaining Current and Pending forms, Bio-sketches, Equipment and Facilities information, and funding opportunities).
  • Maintain all records for academic year release time and summer salary. Manages current database to monitor PI effort (both paid and documented through the TEARS system). Maintain records for Graduate Research Assistants paid on departmental sponsored research projects.
  • Meet and work with departmental, College of Engineering, and University Offices as needed while performing daily duties. Attend RSC, Q&A, and National meetings to keep current on policies and business practices.

Student Positions

Richmond, VA

Ending: 02/28/2023

Inside Sales Intern – Summer 2023

Program overview

McKesson’s Intern program is 10 weeks long, based in Richmond, VA, and is designed to provide:

  • A real-life working environment
  • A solid foundation of experience as a McKesson employee and a hopeful offer of full-time employment
  • A cohort experience with other interns
  • Weekly senior leadership exposure and learning experiences
  • We are looking for candidates who exhibit the following behaviors:
  • Willingness to learn, develop, and contribute in a fun, demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter that brings both interpersonal skills and a superior ability to identify a problem and then solve it
  • Passion and enthusiasm for healthcare and our customers’ success
Position RESPONSIBILITIES

The Inside Sales Intern(s) will be responsible for engaging and prospecting decision-makers to reestablish dormant relationships while driving key sales initiatives. This is a great opportunity for rising seniors to learn about the healthcare industry, learn about products, and engage with customers.

  • Conduct research on prospective clients
  • Executing customer contact campaigns focused on targeted initiatives and/or reactivating dormant accounts
  • Partnering with inside sales reps and managers on special projects
  • Working in Salesforce.com and executing marketing and sales campaigns
Position Requirements
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at the time of the internship at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Must have completed a minimum of 75 credit hours by the start of the internship
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Major in a technical, business, technology, or analytics discipline
  • Superior collaboration and communication skills
  • Strong communication, writing and team collaboration skills
  • Ability to manage priorities effectively
  • Ability to analyze and aggregate data
  • Major in a technical, business, technology, or analytics discipline
Key focus

Learn the basic competencies of a medical sales representative and aid in the sales process


Richmond, VA

Ending: 02/28/2023

Corporate Intern – Summer 2023

Program overview

McKesson’s Intern program is 10 weeks long, based in Richmond, VA, and is designed to provide:

  • A real-life working environment
  • A solid foundation of experience as a McKesson employee and a hopeful offer of full-time employment
  • A cohort experience with other interns
  • Weekly senior leadership exposure and learning experiences
  • We are looking for candidates who exhibit the following behaviors:
  • Willingness to learn, develop, and contribute in a fun, demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter that brings both interpersonal skills and a superior ability to identify a problem and then solve it
  • Passion and enthusiasm for healthcare and our customers’ success
Position Requirements
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at the time of the internship at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Must have completed a minimum of 75 credit hours by the start of the internship
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Major in a technical, business, technology, or analytics discipline
  • Superior collaboration and communication skills
  • Strong communication, writing and team collaboration skills
  • Ability to manage priorities effectively
  • Ability to analyze and aggregate data
  • Major in a technical, business, technology, or analytics discipline
Areas of Opportunity
  • Product Management
  • Inventory Analytics
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Business Intelligence
  • Operations/Supply Chain

McLean, VA

Ending: 03/31/2023

Enterprise Strategy and Transformation Intern

Come join MITRE as an intern in the exciting field of Enterprise Transformation! As a member of the Enterprise Strategy and Transformation (ES&T) Innovation Center, you will have opportunities to learn about and contribute to ES&T’s efforts to guide our sponsors in planning and executing large-scale, complex, transformative changes. Our departments engage in projects that serve the public interest and solve problems for a safer world.

For example, you may have the opportunity to assess strategy alignment, develop stakeholder engagement plans, analyze business process flows, recommend process improvements, develop architectures and models, craft transition plans, research best practices, and/or facilitate innovation ideation sessions.

As an Enterprise Transformation Intern, you will be a member of an interdisciplinary team and have responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Contribute to the analysis of complex systems to ensure that people, processes, and technology are aligned with desired business/mission strategies and objectives.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative research methods to collect and analyze data to find trends, themes, and similarities.
  • Develop presentations that translate and communicate assessment findings to inform impactful decisions.
  • Contribute to developing products, such as the concept of operations, analysis of alternatives, architectures, models, roadmaps, playbooks, visual dashboards, stakeholder engagement plans, and risk assessment frameworks.
  • Research leading practices, methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Facilitate community of practice meetings or technical exchanges of MITRE, government, and industry experts.
  • Participate in department, Innovation Center, and MITRE-wide relationship-building opportunities and learning and development programs.

Required Qualifications
Must be presently enrolled in and in good standing with a graduate or undergraduate degree program with a focus on Management Sciences, Information Systems Management, Business Innovation, Business Administration, Analytics, Decision Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Management, Change Management, Strategic Communications, Organizational Development, Organizational Learning, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Public Policy, or other related disciplines.

  • Sustained excellence in academic performance.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Being adaptable and working in ambiguous situations.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in complex environments.
  • Experience working with federal, state, or local government.
  • Experience with virtual engagement tools (e.g., Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WebEx).
  • Experience with visual modeling tools (e.g., Mural, Visio, MagicDraw/Cameo, Tableau, PowerBI, MindManager).
  • Qualitative analysis software (e.g., NVivo, Atlas.ti).
  • Quantitative analysis software (e.g., SPSS, R, Minitab, Qualtrics).