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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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  • Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Queen’s University, Smith School of Business Non-Renewable Replacement Position in Management Analytics Smith School of Business at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) invites applications for a Non-Renewable Replacement position in Management Analytics. The rank is open, with a preferred starting date of as soon as possible. The duration of the position will be approximately 1.5 years (depending on the start). Qualifications Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will have a strong record for innovative and high-quality scholarly research leading to top-tier peer-assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as a strong record for outstanding teaching contributions at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the School’s various public and private programs. The successful candidate will be required to make contributions through service to the School, the University, and/or the broader academic community, and contribute to fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive academic and work environment. Specific areas of teaching expertise that are desirable include: big data analytics and natural language processing. Management Analytics group at Smith School of Business The Management Analytics group (formerly, Management Science and Operations Management) is comprised of strong researchers with particular expertise in revenue management and pricing, sustainability, energy markets, supply chain management and the interface of operations and marketing. Group members hold top editorial board memberships and have won multiple prizes and awards. The Management Analytics group is at the forefront of the Analytics/Big Data/AI revolution with a portfolio of highly successful programs delivered out of the Smith location in downtown Toronto. These include the highly regarded Masters in Management Analytics (MMA, https://smith.queensu.ca/grad_studies/mma/index.php ), North America’s first Masters in Management of Artificial Intelligence (MMAI, https://smith.queensu.ca/grad_studies/mmai/index.php ), delivered jointly with Geoffrey Hinton’s Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence ( https://vectorinstitute.ai ), and multiple Executive Education programs in Analytics. Smith’s world-class ecosystem in Analytics and AI ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwFR-NmAxxA ) was awarded the 2020 Informs UPS George D. Smith Prize for Innovation in Higher Education. The group is also actively involved in industry collaborations, primarily in financial services, through the Scotiabank Center for Customer Analytics, https://smith.queensu.ca/centres/scotiabank/index.php , and is otherwise tightly embedded in Toronto’s booming Analytics/AI scene. Compensation Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointees have access to internal funds both for research and course development through Smith School of Business Research Program and our Faculty Development Fund. Institution Queen's University has a long and rich tradition of academic excellence, dating back to a royal charter granted by Queen Victoria in 1841. Smith School of Business is one of the world's premier business schools, with an outstanding reputation for innovation and quality. Our MSc and PhD programs in Management attract highly qualified research-oriented students in many fields of study. Our undergraduate Commerce program has among the highest entrance standards in Canada and is widely viewed as the country's best undergraduate business program. Queen’s has gained international recognition for its MBA and executive education programs and is fully accredited by AACSB and EQUIS. Smith School of Business is also home to centres focused on analytics, corporate governance, entrepreneurship and innovation, and social impact. The learning environment at Queen’s is supported by outstanding library and computing facilities (e.g., https://cac.queensu.ca/ ) More information can be found at: https://smith.queensu.ca/index.php , and general information about our faculty members is here: https://smith.queensu.ca/faculty_and_research/index.php . People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach, and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. Faculty also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses, and dependent children. Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave. In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s- QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources . Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. Visit I nclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity, and inclusion resources and initiatives. The Cit(ies) Smith School of Business operates in two locations: Our main campus is in Kingston, Ontario – a unique Canadian city of 125,000 with a distinct blend of history, recreation, industry and learning. Situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe Peoples, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario,  Kingston offers unique waterfront living with many recreational and cultural opportunities. It is within a 2h train ride (~2.5-3h drive) to the commercial, industrial and political hubs of Toronto, Montreal, and the nation’s capital, Ottawa, and a thirty-minute drive from the international bridge linking Ontario and upstate New York. The city is also the origin of the historic Rideau Canal system – a UNESCO International Heritage site. For more information please see: https://www.cityofkingston.ca/explore/about-kingston Our second location is in downtown Toronto, where much of the Management Analytics group’s activities take place. As demonstrated by various international rankings and reports, Toronto is one of the best cities in the world to live and work. For more information please see: https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/data-research-maps/toronto-progress-portal/world-rankings-for-toronto/ How to Apply The desired date of the appointment will be August 1, 2021, but is flexible. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Roshan Udit at  roshan.udit@queensu.ca . Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the  Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) , which is posted at  http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement  and at  http://www.qufa.ca .   To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. Your application cover letter must include one of these two citizenship statements. In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions. Applicants should submit: A cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph) A current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications) Evidence of research, including a job market paper and a Research Statement A Statement of teaching interests and experience (including course outlines and evaluations if available) A Diversity Statement speaking to previous and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, or service Three letters of reference Deadline for applications: June 18, 2021 The position will remain open until filled. Submitting your application Please submit your application package via Interfolio Faculty Search through the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/87633 Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications via the above link, although hard copy applications may be submitted to: Roshan Udit Faculty Resource Advisor Office of the Dean, Smith School of Business Room 320, Goodes Hall 143 Union Street West Queen’s University Kingston, ON K3L 3N6 CANADA If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Roshan Udit at roshan.udit@queensu.ca . Note: only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.  
  • Lowell, Massachusetts, Assistant Teaching Professor - OIS University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, MA Full-Time The Operations and Information Systems Department at the Robert J. Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell, invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to start in the 2021 Fall Semester. The position is in the field of Analytics and Operations Management with a focus on business analytics, production and service operations, and/or supply chain management. The position is renewable annually, potentially leading to an appointment of Associate Teaching Professor following five consecutive years of excellent performance evaluations. Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality teaching for the department and some service will be required. The standard teaching load for this job is six courses (three per semester) per academic year. Minimum Qualifications: MBA or master’s degree in a field related to teaching. Experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level. The ability to work effectively with diverse groups. Relevant and significant professional experience in an area related to teaching. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree (or ABD, all-but-dissertation) in a field related to teaching. Experience teaching online courses. Ability to teach a wide variety of business analytics courses. Ability to advise students and supervise honors projects. Experience in cloud-based computing and/or proficiency in business analytics software. Experience in developing new courses and programs at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by May 28 will receive full consideration. Applications may continue to be reviewed after that date; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please contact the University of Massachusetts Lowell Human Resources Department at 978-934-3560 for information regarding benefits and related employment matters or if you have any questions about the position. Please include the following documents with your application:  Resume/CV. Cover letter detailing teaching interests, teaching experience, and professional background. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student course evaluations, department chair reviews, teaching awards). Names and contact information (email addresses) for three references will be required at the time of application. (Please do not send recommendation letters.)   For more information and to apply, please visit: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/822/lowell/en-us/job/508211/assistant-teaching-professor-ois About The University of Massachusetts Lowell: Located 25 miles northwest of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 18,000 students and is one of the largest public universities in New England. The Manning School has over 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the AACSB. In addition to traditional face-to-face course offerings, UMass Lowell has a large and growing set of online courses and programs. Online teaching experience is highly desirable.  About The Operations and Information Systems Department: The Operations and Information Systems Department is currently building faculty capacity to deepen its research output and increase program offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The department has two main areas: Analytics and Operations Management (AOM) and Management Information Systems (MIS). Current AOM programs include: an undergraduate Analytics and Operations Management concentration, a graduate certificate in Supply Chain and Operations Management, a graduate certificate in Business Analytics, an MBA, Business Analytics track, an M.S. Business Analytics degree, and a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with a Management Science track.
  • Norridge, Illinois, We are Cast Products, Inc., a progressive manufacturer of aluminum and zinc die castings located in Norridge Illinois. Why do employees mention they love working at Cast Products? Because we understand that our people are our strongest asset. That’s why we offer competitive pay, great benefits, flexible working options, career growth opportunities and of course a great working atmosphere. We are looking for a skilled Quality Engineer to join our manufacturing team. Sound like you? We can’t wait to meet you! Cast Products offers excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, life insurance and an excellent 401K match! We also provide paid holidays, personal time, and vacation. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a great working atmosphere. Great employees and great leaders! We are currently looking for a skilled Quality Engineer to join our manufacturing team. The independent, self-starter we seek must demonstrate: the ability to trouble shoot, basic math, reading, writing, comprehension skills and computer proficiency. This position is accountable for the overall quality of product manufactured here at Cast Products and this position also requires that the part quality meets customer specifications. Assist with maintenance of the quality system Assist with creation and distribution of performance metrics as directed by the Quality Manager Develop all aspects of PPAP documentation Develop inspection and work instructions Part inspection, including; layout, in process, final, and receiving using all types of mechanical inspection Preparation of inspection reports Coordinates and performs internal process/product audits Perform process capability studies Develops SPC charting per CPI/customer requirements and monitors data Incoming inspection process management Control of non-conforming material Corrective Actions Develops corrective actions for rejected material and customer returns Interacts with customers regarding customer complaints Develop preventative action Assist with quality system training as direct by the Quality Manager Liaison with customer service, production and engineering to resolve customer, supplier and process related issues CMM programming and running of parts requiring inspection CMM fixture design If interested in this position- please visit us at www.castproducts.com Click on the link below- this will take you directly to our career page. Career Opportunities in the Zinc Die Casting Industry - Cast Products, Inc. Once on our career page, check out what else we have to offer here at Cast Products! Upload your resume directly to our Human Resource department. Cast Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Experience Required: Bachelor of Science in Quality Engineering is preferred. Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering, with relevant experience. Experience in Manufacturing, practical experience in high pressure die-casting, a plus. Quality Inspection Experience, minimum 3-5 years. Effectively communicate with all levels in an organization, suppliers and customers Proficient with the use of: Micrometers, Calipers, height stands, and indicators, etc. Extensive knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and CMM capability Proficient with the use of Mini-tab software or other SPC software equivalent Knowledgeable with Si Sigma practices and statistical mathematics CMM experience CAD experience, a plus Experience in MS office products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, etc., Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to perform under pressure of changing environments. The potential employee we are seeking will have: Desire to learn Able to solve technical problems Comfortable with multi-tasking Self-motivated, creative and innovative Decisive and prone to action Works to a high standard
  • Dallas, Texas, Advisory Manager, Operations Consulting (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Dallas, TX. Provide expertise in operations strategy, product innovation and development, supply and demand planning, supply chain management, procurement and sourcing, service operations, manufacturing and logistics. Translate business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Perform reliability-centered maintenance, integration of operations with supply chains, corporate performance management, time and motion studies, and benchmarking/best-in-class practices and performances. Use systems applications that support Operations-related processes. Lead project work streams, including project staffing, budgeting, planning and status updating. Manage engagement teams, provide coaching and feedback in a timely manner. Maintain client relationships. 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 Engineering, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field, plus 5 years of post-bachelor’s, progressive related work experience; OR a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following: - Developing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing and product support; - Conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data; and - Using system applications that support one or more of the following: product lifecycle management, network optimization, planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, or transportation management. Travel up to 80% is required. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code TX2938, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607. 
  • Kirchberg, Luxembourg, The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character . It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society. The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook , the Faculty counts three departments: Department of Law Department of Economics and Management Department of Finance Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.   Your role... The University is looking for an Associate Professor (Promotion Track) of Business Analytics who will conduct impactful research leading to publication in leading business journals, deliver strong teaching and student experience in business education (possibly across faculties), contribute to program development and acquire external research funding through active engagement with Industry Educated in Business Administration, Management or Operations Research, the selected candidate will command a broad portfolio of methods and tools from data science, data analytics and artificial intelligence. The selected candidate will have the capacity and willingness to cover a wide area of business applications, which can include financial analytics, marketing analytics, supply chain analytics, people analytics, analytics for strategy making, innovation analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning. The selected candidate will take part in the teaching activities of the FDEF, providing reliable, high-quality service at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. Teaching contributions are also possible beyond the FDEF, namely in the FSTM-based programs in engineering The selected candidate will have the ability to perform and administer high quality scientific research leading to publications in the premier business and management journals. The selected candidate will create increased research expertise, international visibility and joint publication opportunities for the Department of Economics and Management Finally, the selected candidate will be willing to collaborate with stakeholders and partners both within and beyond the university, to acquire external funding from national and European research agencies as well as from private sources through Industry engagement.   What we expect from you… PhD degree in Business Administration, Management or Operations Research Established record of publication and citation in internationally recognized, high-ranked business and management journals Documented teaching experience and communication skills showing commitment to quality education Leadership and management experience in academic institutions and multicultural research groups Demonstrated ability to acquire external funding from national and European research agencies as well as from private sources through Industry engagement The University of Luxembourg is located within a particularly rich multicultural environment. The selected candidate must master English language as well as one of the two official languages spoken in Luxembourg: French or German. The University staff is strongly encouraged to learn the other official language by giving free access to language course to reach this goal   We offer An international team at a young, dynamic university An interdisciplinary research environment A wide network of academic, institutional and corporate partners Skilled support staff and team-oriented work environment Competitive salary and benefits   In Short... Contract Type: Permanent - the position at the Associate Professor level follows University of Luxembourg’s promotion-track career scheme and a possibility of promotion will be given after 5 years upon positive evaluation Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week Location: Kirchberg Job Reference: UOL04100 - F2-50012630 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)   How to apply... Applications should contain: Cover letter Detailed CV, including periods of absence from work (or where the effect has been equivalent to absence) including family-related leave and career breaks Complete list of publications List and short description of research projects acquired over the past 5 (five) years List of PhD theses supervised List of teaching activities over the past 5 (five) years Statement of research activities planned at UL Statement of teaching activities planned at UL Statement of other activities considered at UL Names of 3 referees and the relationship to them Contract Type: Permanent All applications should be sent by e-mail before 15/06/2021 to: Professor Katalin Ligeti Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance University of Luxembourg fdef-recrutement@uni.lu All applications will be handled in strict confidence.   The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.   In return you will get… Multilingual and international character . Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). A modern and dynamic university . High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure. A partner for society and industry . Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs … Find out more about the University Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University   Further information... About Luxembourg Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country with the convenience of a larger European capitals in a tranquil setting. Additional information about Luxembourg can be found under www.euraxess.lu and www.luxembourg.lu. Luxembourg’s financial centre is the largest investment fund captive reinsurance centre in Europe and the largest private banking centre in the Eurozone. The financial sector is a major employer in Luxembourg and accounts for over 30% of the country’s GDP. There are private international schools in English and other European schools offering diverse languages (e.g. French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc.) as well as English branches in a growing number of state/public schools.

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