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  • Tomah, Wisconsin, What you'll do... Partnership & Collaboration: Possess knowledge of: Stakeholder identification and mapping; stakeholder analysis; stakeholder communication; stakeholder engagement techniques; stakeholder management effectiveness tools and methods; fluency in many specialized business vernaculars. To be able to: Builds, maintains and enhances effective internal and external partnerships through demonstrated integrity. Influences outcomes and assists in communicating shared goals with diverse groups and parties. Identifies and addresses additional partner needs and educates them on value creation. Communicates with other individuals or cross-functional teams to solve shared problems cooperatively. Identifies how changes in business strategy impact talent and recruiting strategy. Consults regularly with leaders of business unit(s), serve to advise on strategic decisions. Brings ideas and solutions proactively to the business and team members. Drives a culture that strives for diversity of thought and inclusion. Quality Control: Possess knowledge of: auditing and reporting requirements; maintaining inventory quality including food for storing and processing To be able to: Participates in audits of product deliveries and stored products. Understands and utilizes all tools used for maintaining audit information, sharing best practices with leaders and peers. Employs basic quality control techniques in food testing and other practices. Identifies potential cold-chain deviations and opportunities. Handles actual or potential quality problems, such as problems with raw materials. Performs quality control activities according to organizational standards/requirements. Demonstrates understanding of the effects of time and temperature on product quality. Coaches personnel on how to use tools and equipment for quality inspection. Food Safety: Possess knowledge of: Cold Chain Policies; Sanitary and Safe Food Handling Practices; personal protective equipment policies. To be able to: Monitors and controls potential food handling hazards such as cold chain management and cross contamination. Ensures that team members are wearing appropriate personal protective equipment in accordance with workplace standards. Ensures proper food handling practices. Informs others about factors that may have an impact on safe food handling processes. Assures that all equipment and work areas are sanitary. Follows the ServSafe standards, food handling policies, and applicable laws and regulations. Business Process Improvement Possess knowledge of: Process improvement techniques and methodologies; change management principles; process analysis processes. To be able to: Participates in defining organizational strategic goals and purposes; defines how to gather and keep customers. Analyzes business processes, identifies alternative solutions to outdated processes and assesses their feasibility. Establishes requirements for substantial changes in the overall mission, roles, responsibilities, and processes necessary to make business improvements. Evaluates financial, cultural, technological, and other factors that need to be addressed. Recommends innovative approaches that seek the use of advanced technology. Works to overcome Business Process Improvement resistance from managers, the labor force, and other groups. Influential Communication: Possess knowledge of: Verbal/Nonverbal behaviors; application and allocation of Business Communication styles/techniques in ambiguous and challenging situations; emotional Intelligence; situational awareness; communication channels/mediums; interpersonal skills and universal relationship building with ability to connect unconnected parties; influencing styles. To be able to: Leads discussions with varying viewpoints confidently. Presents to and influences diverse audiences across divisions using appropriate frameworks/tools. Leverages fact-based data and analytics insights from multiple finance and business domains to build a cohesive narrative, forms an argument, organizes thoughts, and presents in a clear, concise & meaningful way. Demonstrates superior decision and coordination skills when faced with conflicting or ambiguous inputs. Acts as a trusted advisor to diverse business partners, influencing them to act as needed to move the business forward. Provides respectful, effective, timely feedback to others. Seeks, internalizes, and utilizes feedback to make changes. Data & Digital Literacy: Possess Knowledge of: Data collection modes, techniques, and tools; data analytics & visualization tools and techniques; existing and upcoming digital applications; technology innovation trends & industry benchmarks; data quality governance. To be able to: Delineate the problem, leveraging data to determine the root cause and apply the information to find a solution. Ensure data quality and organization & processes information for analysis. Able to define benchmarks and quality rules for key data assets. Participate in the feedback loop between dataintake and insights and continually work on improving the data-collection process. Identify and propose ways to automate and/or improve existing processes in the respective area of work with the help of technology. Demonstrate a working knowledge of Data Science techniques and their applications to their role. Consumes existing data/reports and uses them to make business decisions. Warehouse Management: Possess knowledge of: regulatory and reporting requirements; Warehouse Key Performance Indicators; warehouse equipment maintenance procedures; basic warehouse activities. To be able to: Performs basic warehousing activities such as receiving, putting away, picking, packing, and shipping merchandise. Collects and translates the business requirements for specifications of warehouse management systems. Assists in implementing mechanization approaches and techniques in a distribution center. Analyzes and documents key performance indicators of warehouse management in own area. Maintains warehouse equipment and facilities. Documentation and Data Collection: Possess knowledge of: regulatory and reporting requirements; data auditing processes; data retention policies. To be able to: Evaluates best practices of data gathering, record maintenance and documentation within the industry. Advises on advanced data gathering and record maintenance. Evaluates the pros and cons of various audit data analysis methods for the organization. Teaches others how to review and interpret the report and logged data Implements procedures and policies for record maintenance Oversees data gathering and documentation within the area of work. Ripening: Possess knowledge of: Fruit ripening processes; color variation guidelines various produce product quality; ordering and scheduling procedures; proper produce handling procedures. To be able to: Manages the conditioning and ripening of bananas, avocados, pears, and other produce that need ripening. Forecasts demand for fruit to ensure that it arrives at the desired color and maturity. Orders and schedules inbound and outbound delivery of bananas, avocados, pears, and other ripening produce. Educates distribution center and store associates on proper handling procedures. Recognize the climatic and geographical effects of fruits and vegetables, and the related ripening criteria. Operational Excellence: Possess knowledge of: regulatory and reporting requirements; Standard Operating Procedure documentation; key functional roles within department. To be able to: Evaluates relevant industry practices from an operations perspective and works accordingly. Works to resolve obstacles to goals of several organizational functions. Advises others to carry out responsibilities based on understanding of key organizational functions. Designs awareness programs for multi and cross functional issues of the regulatory environment. Facilitates interrelationships between major functions and subfunctions. Recommends efficiencies in operational functions and One Best Way documentation wherever possible. Monitors organizational adherence to policies and procedures. Facilitates communications across departments to ensure a smooth workflow in the facility and related partner functions. Applies regulatory programs as needed to comply with major products, processes, or business areas. Provides recommendations and solutions to existing and potential legal or regulatory problems. Minimum Qualifications... Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Food Science, or related field OR 2 years’ experience in food manufacturing or production quality control/assurance, food safety or related field. Preferred Qualifications... Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Data Analysis, Fruit ripening experience
  • Silver Spring, Maryland, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ) Office of Clinical Evidence and Analysis (OCEA) Division of Clinical Evidence and Analysis II (DCEA2) _________________________________________________________________ Position(s):  Deputy Division Director (Supervisory Data Scientist) Location(s):  Silver Spring, Maryland, FDA headquarters, White Oak Campus       Travel Requirements: This position may require up to 25% travel. Application Period :  Thursday, May 19, 2022, through Thursday, June 16, 2022 Salary: Salary starts at $148,484.00 and is commensurate with experience Conditions of Employment: United States Citizenship is required Special Notes: This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career or career-conditional appointment and be paid under the provisions of the authority. Additional information on 21st Century Cures Act can be found here.   Introduction:  The  Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH or Center) assures that patients and providers have timely and continued access to safe, effective, and high-quality medical devices and safe radiation-emitting products. The Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ or Office) facilitates medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S.     The Office of Clinical Evidence and Analysis (OCEA or Office) , within OPEQ, provides policy and programmatic support for clinical trials, the protection of human subjects, biostatistics, real-world evidence, epidemiological analysis and outreach, and collaborates with hospitals, health systems, industry, and other external stakeholders.  Additionally, OCEA provides regulatory oversight of medical device clinical investigations, to ensure good laboratory practices and clinical practices in support of premarket review.  Further, OCEA oversees the application of modern artificial intelligence (AI) tools, including machine learning (ML) algorithms and deep learning methodologies that can be evaluated, piloted, and implemented at scale, by CDRH, to identify or predict medical device safety signals faster and earlier in the life cycle of devices. Position Summary :  OCEA is seeking an innovative scientific, technical, and regulatory expert to serve as Deputy Division Director in the Division of Clinical Analysis II (DCEA2).  The Division develops, implements, and promotes innovative statistical methodology in the design and analysis of clinical evidence generated throughout the Total Product Life Cycle of medical devices.  In this position, you will report to the OCEA Deputy Office Director and serve as the authoritative voice on analytical, statistical, and programmatic techniques to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret unique and highly specialized data sets related to the pre-market review, compliance assessment, and post-market surveillance of medical devices and products.  You will lead the Office’s efforts of advancing statistical science for the Center by prioritizing new data analytic tools, adopting cutting-edge methodologies, and incorporating AI and ML in the analysis of clinical evidence and statistical data to improve decision-making.  Further, you will manage, provide technical leadership, and support an interdisciplinary team of scientific experts charged with evaluating the consistency and validity of industry reported information, as well as conducting real-world data assessments of medical device usage, and evaluate reported data from both the clinical and scientific communities, related to the safety, efficacy, and reliability of medical devices and products.  Supervisory Responsibilities:  You will assist the DCEA2 Director in setting strategy, advancing initiatives, and ensuring the goals, priorities, and objectives of the Division align with those of OCEA, OPEQ, and the Center.  As a creative and collaborative leader, you will assist in managing and growing a high-performing, interdisciplinary scientific, technical, and professional team, for optimal efficiency and performance, in support of advancing the strategic vision of the Office.  As such, you will evaluate the technical and managerial performance of your subordinate supervisors and devote at least 25 percent of your time towards coaching, mentoring, and supervising your leadership team.  Duties/Responsibilities:   As the DCEA2 Deputy Division Director, you will: Serve as the resident expert and cogent voice to the OCEA Deputy Office Director on matters involving the adoption and implementation of new and cutting-edge data analytic tools for the review of complex medical device data sets encompassing the total product life cycle. Provide expert consultation to Office leadership on programmatic plans, the healthcare and scientific communities, and industry related trends, significant concerns, and adverse event reported data regarding medical devices. Provide technical expertise to product teams in the development, implementation and oversight of new technologies in the field of Data Science. Collaborate with the DCEA 2 Division Director and the OCEA Deputy Office Director in the planning, organizing, and the establishment or realignment of priorities, assignments, and work projects to advance new initiatives and/or the programmatic and regulatory objectives of the Division and Office. Represent the Division and Office at meetings, advisory panels, and conferences involving officials from the Department and other Federal, state, and local government agencies, foreign governments and international agencies, the scientific, academic, and medical communities, and representatives of regulated industry to share OCEA’s activities, plans, policies, and decisions. Advise the Division Director and Office leadership on the utilization of new and emerging technologies associated with AI and ML in the analysis of medical device data to detect early signals, trends, and other critical information. Draft decisions and recommendations of national public health significance, which may impact the availability of certain products due to safety, efficacy, and reliability concerns. Forge mutually beneficial formal partnerships with medical device manufacturers, foreign agencies, professional scientific organizations, health care community, patient advocacy groups, academia, and other federal, state, and local stakeholders. Create and sustains a strong and dynamic culture within the Division including organizational agility, a focus on continuous improvement, and staff empowerment and collaboration. Professional Experience/ Key Requirements:  To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate in your resume the necessary qualifying experience, which includes the following: Experience in leading and managing interdisciplinary scientists, clinicians, and other regulatory professionals in large-scale science-based organizations. Ability to analyze and interpret regulatory policy and guidance to share expertise and advise leadership on highly complex and precedent setting public health matters. Leading the strategic achievement of organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance, and taking action to improve outcomes. Ability to build collaborative and mutually beneficial working relationships with a diverse cadre of customers and stakeholders. Skillful in effectively interpreting and presenting complex scientific, technical, and regulatory information and concepts, in both written and oral formats, for a variety of audiences.   Desirable Education and Experience: Applicants with advanced degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, General Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, or related fields.   Prior experience in a scientific, regulatory, or medical device manufacturing setting. Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse cadre of colleagues and stakeholders in a continuous quality improvement ecosystem. Basic Qualifications: Candidates must possess the required individual occupational requirements to qualify for the appropriate series applicable to the position. Please use the following link to determine the series for which you qualify: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series   Conditions of Employment: A probationary period may be required. Background and/or Security investigation required. All applicants born male, on (or after) 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System OR have an approved exemption. This position is subject to strict prohibited financial interest regulations which could restrict the type of financial interest (stock holdings) for the employee, the spouse, and minor children of the employee. For additional information on the prohibited financial interests, visit the FDA Ethics and Integrity Office website at https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/jobs-and-training-fda/ethics . How to Apply:  Submit an electronic resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter containing a brief summary of scientific accomplishments, and a copy of unofficial transcripts all in one document ( Adobe PDF ) to CDRHRecruitment@fda.hhs.gov , with Job Reference code “2020-OCEA-DCEA2-MDE-018” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through June 16, 2022. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.   Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job. An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace. An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.   You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about  disability employment and reasonable accommodations  or  how to contact an agency.   The Department of Health and Human Services is an equal opportunity employer with a smoke free environment. FDA is an equal opportunity employer   Starts at $148,484.00 and is commensurate with experience
  • South Jordan, Utah, Forecast Analyst II Job Description:  Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions in the area of medical device manufacturing. Responsible for developing and maintaining an accurate Operations Forecast for all Finished Good products distributed by the organization.  Identify gaps and opportunities for supply chain and forecast improvement to meet desired Customer Service Levels. Collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, and products. Develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, and implementation. Review item attribute settings and make recommendations for changes to meet Stocking Policy guidelines.  Advise improvement opportunities through different strategies using Merit Stocking Policy settings. Review and analyze current inventory levels, and compare and advise on current Merit Stocking Policy guidelines for appropriate levels of stock. Requirements: • Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree in Business Management Operations, Business Administration, or a related field. • One year of experience in managing high volume global inventory levels, including experience in the following: o Material requirements planning; o Product lifecycle management; o Oracle Cloud SCM implementations; o Performing data manipulation and migration, and analyzing and managing data in large databases; o Computing and managing large-scale data utilizing parallel computing techniques.  • Position also requires education or experience in: MySQL. Position at Merit Medical Systems, Inc. in South Jordan, UT To apply, please e-mail resume to: Tamera.Johnson@merit.com and include the job title Forecast Analyst II in the subject line.
  • Princeton, New Jersey, Overview The Institutional Research Analyst (IRA), will work under the direction of the Vice Provost for Institutional Research. The primary functions of the Institutional Research Office at Princeton are: Conduct analytical and policy studies that support decision making and planning Partner with other offices in projects that assess institutional effectiveness Monitor emerging issues through environmental scanning and involvement in national organizations Participate in data sharing through consortia Improve access to information for decision making   Responsibilities The Institutional Research Analyst (IRA), under the direction of the Vice Provost for Institutional Research, will: Respond to questions and requests posed by campus leadership, administrative offices and academic departments. The IRA researches the question; identifies the data required to address the question; conducts analyses, and summarizes the findings for presentation.   Manage recurring survey projects and conduct one-time surveys as needed. The IRA usually serves as the primary-point of contact for the survey and is responsible for all aspects of the project. The IRA works directly with the client to develop, review and modify the survey questionnaire, develop and manage the survey communications plan, and administer the survey. Upon completion of the data collection phase, the IRA processes the survey data merging with other sources of data required for analysis.   Curate data sets managed by the Office of Institutional Research.   Work with clients to conduct analyses, develops reports and produce visualizations. This may include narrative summaries, cross-tabulations, Tableau Visualizations, descriptive statistics and regression modeling.   Handle, secure, and present confidential materials in accordance with university policy and federal/state regulations.   Collaborate with colleagues in the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life, Office of the Dean of the College, the Graduate School, the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, and the Office of Human Resources to consolidate and present data in an accessible and consistent manner to member of the campus community. This includes but is not limited to the curation of the Office of Institutional Research website ( https://ir.princeton.edu/ ) Access and analyze data obtained from external sources such as: IPEDS, the National Student Clearinghouse, then National Science Foundation, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and other sources of data. Coordinate the submission and use of benchmarking data maintained by the Association of American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE) and other organizations.   Represents the Office of Institutional Research on campus standing committees such as the PMT group. The IRA actively participates in external professional groups including AAUDE, COFHE-IR and Ivy-IR. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with five years of appropriate work experience   Data management skills including experience with Microsoft Excel and Access. Demonstrated familiarity with query design, formula usage, pivot tables, and charting.   Demonstrated ability to use SPSS, Stata, R, or similar statistical package to manipulate data, conduct statistical analyses, and advanced modeling techniques, such as logistic regression. Working knowledge of scripting languages, such as Python, for syntax programming.   Working knowledge of Qualtrics Survey Suite including the ability to use JavaScript, embedded data fields and conditional logic.   Working knowledge of Tableau Data Analytics Desktop and Server versions, including experience with data re-shaping, the development of calculated fields and parameters, utilization of dash-boarding/story-boarding features and the on-going maintenance of data products.   Working knowledge of Drupal Content Management System, with the ability to conduct site maintenance, perform scheduled uploading of content in multiple file formats, integration with Tableau Server content, intermediate knowledge of CSS scripting and the application of web accessibility principles.       Princeton University is an  Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  EEO IS THE LAW Apply Here PI177688749
  • Tampa, Florida, Assurance Manager, Innovation Development (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Tampa, FL. Help clients redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax departments to be a strategic asset across the enterprise. Concentrate on assisting clients incorporating their increased automation, machine learning, data & analytics, and open source technologies into their process to deliver better quality output and contribute more strategically to organizational decision making. Develop the right methods that generate insight-based ideas and to select, produce and commercialize the most valuable and viable results. Specialize in software driven innovation strategy, software technology diligence, operating model design, software product planning and management and software architecture and cloud strategy.   40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :   Must have a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field, plus 5 years of post-bachelor’s, progressive related work experience.   In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience.   Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following:   - Refining requirements, self-identifying solutions and communicating recommendations to the team; - Managing pattern matching, regex creation and approaches to decompose unstructured text; - Designing and developing large scale distributed data processing systems/applications or large scale internet systems utilizing Java, Scala, Python, and/or JavaScript etc.; and - Working with Agile Methodologies and developing code using object oriented design, implementation and maturation to take advantage of the language feature sets.   Travel up to 60% is required.   Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code FL3325, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.

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