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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

CSL Seqirus logo

Holly Springs, NC

Closing: 08/31/2024

Automation Engineer (I/II)

This role will be for direct Automation engineering support for the two Fill/Finish manufacturing lines at the Holly Springs site, which consist of equipment for the filling, automated visual inspection, labeling, serialization and packaging of product syringes.


  • Interface with equipment PLCs (Rockwell, Siemens and B&R) and device controllers for troubleshooting and change implementation.
  • Author/implement ACRs (Automation Change Requests) and execute test plans for the Fill/Finish manufacturing area.
  • Create and maintain various GMP documents like drawings (P&IDs, layout), procedures, standards and specifications.
  • Routinely interact with internal manufacturing, maintenance, validation and process engineering personnel to achieve project and production goals.
  • Troubleshoots complex equipment-related issues and develops sound engineering solutions to address identified problems in assigned systems.
  • Engage with both internal maintenance personnel and external vendors to resolve issues.
  • Own or support change control to support complex engineering projects.
  • 1 week (Mon-Sun) 24/7 On-call rotation between the 6-person team for Fill/Finish automation troubleshooting support.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate or soon-to-be with a related technical degree (<6 months).
  • PLC LAD/STL logic comprehension (Rockwell/Siemens).
  • Basic IP networking comprehension, IPv4/IPv6 connections.
  • Electrical diagram/schematic comprehension.
  • Able to use multimeter/voltmeter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical production operations.
  • Experience with regulated environments (i.e., cGMP, OSHA, EPA).
  • Experience in manufacturing.

Frequently Used Systems/Applications

  • Rockwell FactoryTalk View Studio, Rockwell RSlogix 500\Studio 5000\RSLinx, B&R Automation Studio, Siemens SIMATIC manager/WinCC, Siemens TIA portal and AVEVA Intouch/Wonderware.
  • OSIsoft PI ProcessBook\DHS, Kepware OPC, MS SQL server management studio, SAP, Veeva Vault and TrackWise.


  • Onsite Café, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K match, and PTO are available from the first day of hire.
  • Tuition reimbursement for further education (Certificates/Masters).


  • Work from home is possible, but the expectation is to be on-site; this is not a 100% remote position.


Send your resume to or to schedule a call and get a direct internal referral for this position.

The Cree LED logo

Durham, NC

Closing: 08/31/2024

Buyer – Supply Chain

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing materials and consumables for running production and R&D projects at Cree LED’s headquarters in Durham, NC.

Key Deliverables

  • Driving the right supplier cost and timing for new product development.
  • Managing cost efficiency, risk management and commodity strategies, etc.
  • Managing supplier OTD and supply assurance.
  • Working closely across business functions to ensure robust and accurate PTP processes for all.
  • Working closely with global procurement, R&D, manufacturing, quality, compliance and other stakeholders to support key business initiatives.


  • Maintain responsibility for monitoring/creating purchase orders for appropriate vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s purchasing procedures, Code of Ethics, values and adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to support new project timelines and production needs.
  • Confirm supplier delivery dates and expedite orders when necessary.
  • Work with accounting and distribution to resolve variances between purchase orders, invoices, shipments and packing slips.
  • Issue RFQ; assist in sourcing projects and agreements.

Faculty and Staff Positions

Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering logo

Raleigh, NC

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

The faculty in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at NC State invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics, with a research focus in areas such as transportation safety, human performance modeling, or sociotechnical systems, along with expertise in next-generation human-AI teaming. The expected start date for this position is Fall 2024.

Other positions may be available through university faculty clusters or at a later date. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate instruction as well as supervision of graduate student research. Applicants will be expected to develop a sponsored research program. General research responsibilities for faculty include a commitment to original and independent work and pursuing interdisciplinary collaborations, both within and external to NC State. Applicants will also be expected to participate in the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center, a center funded by the CDC/National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety.

Review of applications will begin October 30, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a related area along with appropriate experience by their start date:

  • The Rank of Assistant Professor – Demonstrated ability and the potential for directing activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility; ability and willingness to participate in department, college, and university affairs; a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • The Rank of Associate Professor – Recognized ability and potential for distinction, and demonstrated ability to direct activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility; demonstrated ability and willingness to participate in department, college, and university affairs; a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • The Rank of Professor – Distinguished achievement and demonstrated ability to direct activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility; established reputation in the individual’s profession; demonstrated ability and willingness to participate in department, college, and university affairs; a doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • Other Required Qualifications – Excellent teaching skills and an ability to conduct research programs supportive of the Department’s interest. Excellent verbal and writing skills are also required.
Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering logo

Raleigh, NC

Open Rank Professional Track Faculty

The faculty of ISE invites applications for a professional track faculty position. The expected start date is January 2024. Candidates will primarily support the educational mission of the department and associated programs, and candidates will report to the Department Head. The preferred person will also be able to engage in some extension and outreach through connecting with companies for projects and connecting to prospective students in recruitment.

A primary responsibility is expected to include support of senior design, including soliciting and finalizing projects from stakeholders (e.g., industry, government, non-governmental organizations), advising of senior design teams, and partnering with other faculty on senior design. The individual is expected to participate in ABET and student outcome evaluations.

Other responsibilities may vary according to the background and expertise of the candidate. Example responsibilities in ISE academic programs include delivering courses, serving as academic or career advisors, advising student groups, etc. The candidate could support the Engineering Management program for part of their responsibilities, such as advising students on career and professional aspects. When classes are delivered the faculty responsibilities include:

  • 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

Rank is commensurate with education and experience. Rank could be Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor or Teaching Professor, or Professor of the Practice.


Minimum Education and Experience

  • For Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer: Master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
  • For Asst./Assoc./Full Professor: Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills are required.
  • The ability to partner with the industry is essential for the outreach role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the vision and mission of NC State and the ISE department. 
  • Experience teaching or working with students at the college or university level in industrial engineering, operations research, computer science, statistics, manufacturing, ergonomics, or a related field.

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