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The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) promotes the enhancement and dissemination of knowledge, and the efficiency of industrial practice, related to the operations function in manufacturing and service enterprises. The methods which MSOM members apply in order to help the operations function add value to products and services are derived from a wide range of scientific fields, including operations research and management science, mathematics, economics, statistics, information systems and artificial intelligence. The members of MSOM include researchers, educators, consultants, practitioners and students, with backgrounds in these and other applied sciences.

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  • Arlington, Virginia, Foods people love. The life you imagined. And the city that transforms.    Nestlé USA is transforming what we do, how we do it, and where we work. Now is the time to define your future, and ours, too. Find your fulfilling personal and professional life, matched with our competitive benefits, focus on innovation and Limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career.   Discover the ways that Nestlé USA values and supports our employees and community. Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestlé tradition. As the world's leading nutrition, health and Wellness Company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it's about enriching you! Position summary: An Advanced Analytics Senior Analyst is responsible for developing models, optimization tools and reports and driving continuous improvement initiatives within the Advanced Analytics team. As an Advanced Analytics Analyst, you will be responsible for researching, developing, and implementing quantitative models to improve operating efficiency, reduce cost and increase revenue. You will participate in performing data analysis, and generating reports to address business needs under the mentorship of a senior member of the team. Primary responsibilities: Analyze the physical distribution system to ascertain whether it is functioning according to the needs and objectives of the company. Participate as a data analyst in the selection of sites for plants, distribution centers, pool points and cross docks. Participate in the determination of warehouse size, product flow, and the facility locations. Assist in evaluation and monitoring of supply chain plans, transportation and distribution oriented costs. Work collaboratively to develop math models to solve supply chain business problems under the supervision of an Advanced Analytics Lead or Principal. Develop predictive models, dashboards and tools for use both within the department and across the company that promote continues improvement within the Supply Chain. Analyze model outputs and reports for accuracy, timeliness, and pertinence. Summarize data for use in commentaries to divisions, subsidiaries, branches and departments. Ad-hoc project work. Requirements and minimum education level: A graduate degree in industrial engineering, operations research, or a related discipline   Experience & skills: 3+ years of validated experience in applying operations research techniques and/or statistical modeling techniques preferred Programming skills in at least one programming language (C++/Java/Python), math programming engine (CPLEX/Gurobi), Statistical package (R/SAS), SQL. Experience with Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru preferred. Strong knowledge of mathematical modeling skills such as Linear Programming, Mixed Integer Programming, Heuristics etc. Familiarity and experience with other analytical approaches (machine learning, statistics, etc.). Very strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills Experience with SQL and relational databases. Experience developing dashboards using visualization technologies such as Tableau and Power BI. Ability to communicate effectively through oral presentations and written reports. Knowledge of software development methodology is a plus. Experience in Azure and Databricks is a plus.   The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
  • Boston, Massachusetts, The Supply Chain and Information Management Group of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston invites applications for two non-tenure track positions in the Group, with employment beginning in Fall 2021. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that may be Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor. Employment terms are competitive and negotiable depending on career progress and expertise. Support for research is available. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in operations/supply chain management, management information systems (MIS), and/or business analytics areas in both undergraduate and graduate programs.  Candidates must have a doctorate degree in operations management, supply chain management, management information systems, business analytics, or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching. Applicants should submit materials including a letter of interest, vita, teaching evaluations, and letters of reference using the Northeastern University application portal at the following address: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/504313/lecturervisiting-lecturerteaching-professorvisiting-teaching-professorvisiting-professorall-ranks . Inquiries may be directed to Professor Gilbert Nyaga, Group Chair at g.nyaga@northeastern.edu .  Additional information regarding the School and the Supply Chain and Information Management Group can be found at www.damore-mckim.northeastern.edu .
  • Londonderry, New Hampshire, Job Description:    The Quality Engineer will support and interface with Program Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering personnel to support the establishment and implementation of effective process controls, geared toward risk mitigation. Proactively monitor, analyze, report and participate in the improvement of process and product performance employing proven Six Sigma methodologies.  Lead failure analysis and corrective action efforts using complex problem solving methods to drive the development of technical solutions. Manage product qualification, monthly testing and test report generation. Review and verify applicable contractual/Customer requirements and ensure these are known and translated as warranted, into operational plans and test procedures. Support through use of data analytics, the verifying and validating of process, methods and associated equipment capability. Participate in the verification, validation and acceptance of proposed product design and process changes. As needed, participate in the review and disposition of nonconforming product. As required, support the training, mentoring and coaching of lab and inspection personnel in the technical requirements of product. Represents the organization when interfacing with Customers and their agents (DCMA) throughout the production phase of their programs. Assists in the conducting of internal audits of the Quality Management System. Experienced professional with proficient knowledge of job area and practical knowledge of project management. Manage projects or processes with general supervision. Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own department to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures. Recommends enhancements to systems and processes. Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results. Basic Qualifications: Requires proficient knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.     Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.
  • Londonderry, New Hampshire,   Job Description: L3Harris’ IVS Division is a world leader in the development and production of advanced night vision and electro-optical systems and components, and supports all branches of the United States Military, law enforcement, first responder agencies, allied nations, and consumers. Our Londonderry, New Hampshire location is seeking a Quality Engineer III.   The Quality Engineer III will support and interface with Program Management, Supply Chain, Operations and Engineering personnel to support the establishment and implementation of effective process controls, geared toward risk mitigation. Proactively monitor, analyze, report and participate in the improvement of process and product performance employing proven Six Sigma methodologies.  Lead failure analysis and corrective action efforts using complex problem solving methods to drive the development of technical solutions. Manage product qualification, monthly testing and test report generation. Review and verify applicable contractual/Customer requirements and ensure these are known and translated as warranted, into operational plans and test procedures. Support through use of data analytics, the verifying and validating of process, methods and associated equipment capability. Participate in the verification, validation and acceptance of proposed product design and process changes. As needed, participate in the review and disposition of nonconforming product. As required, support the training, mentoring and coaching of lab and inspection personnel in the technical requirements of product.  Represent the organization when interfacing with Customers and their agents (DCMA) throughout the production phase of their programs. Assist in the conducting of internal audits of the Quality Management System.   Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or Technical discipline required with 5-8 years related experience,   Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a high volume optical and/or electro-mechanical manufacturing organizations with focus on government, military and law enforcement products. Knowledge of thermal technology, lasers, optics, and related test procedures or equipment is desired, as is a proven track record planning, communication, leadership and problem solving. Experience in lean manufacturing and working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems is highly desired. Six Sigma Green Belt certification required, with a minimum of 3 years practical application.  Black Belt certification is a plus. Must be a self-starter and able to adjust quickly to changing priorities and assignments. Intermediate/advanced SPC/Data analysis skills and proven ability to perform DOE, FMEA, ANOVA and Gage R&R analysis is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or Technical discipline required with 5-8 years related experience,  
  • Dallas, Texas, Advisory Senior Associate, Human Capital Management (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Dallas, TX. Assist clients implementing and effectively utilizing multiple HCM offerings to solve their business problems in the areas of finance, operations, human capital, customer, and governance, risk and compliance.  Help clients assess the benefits of upgrading or replacing their human resource systems. Assist organizations by using enterprise technology to achieve their digital technology goals and capitalize on business opportunities. Analyze complex business issues from strategy to execution. Demonstrate in-depth technical expertise. Help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients. 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 Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or a related field, plus three (3) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or a related field, plus one (1) year of related work experience. Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following: - Assisting to design and implement Workday applications-based solutions and modules; - Designing and deploying technical components for successful Workday Solutions such as RICE and/or DBA; - Configuring Workday software to meet technical requirements to develop client solution; - Analyzing large, complex data sets using custom SQL queries to recognize client concerns; and, - Using complex SQL queries and macros to create first step in solution process. Travel required up to 80%.   Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code TX3008, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.

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