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    RE: PE Member Network

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    Sean, Just so you know, your P.E. references don't all have to be Industrial Engineer PEs. So if the are PEs of any discipline at your new job, I would seek them out and cultivate a relationship with them.  ------------------------------ John ...

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    PE Member Network

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    Hi all! I am starting a new position soon as an industrial engineer (thanks to everyone who helped me network for that). I just recieved my FE Certification from the state and I am ready to start my journey to become a PE. My new position demands a lot, ...

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    Dear colleagues: For those of you who are tasked with designing layouts for facilities with material flows resulting from 100s of different manufacturing routings or patient care pathways or shopping lists or other non-assembly high-mix low-to-high-volume ...

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    IISE National Conference - Sneak Peak

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    IISEs FYI that on on 12/12, there will be a webinar discussing a sneak preview of what is planned for the Performance Excellence track for the 2020 IISE National Conference.  To register, go to https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6392854576201944077 ...

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    This article isn’t about the cybertruck, the electric vehicle that looks like it wants to be a DeLorean and came out looking more like a set piece from “Bladerunner”. Instead, I’m going to analyze some of Tesla’s mistakes when it comes to manufacturing everything it tries to make.   Automating Everything   Elon Musk admitted in a 2018 interview that one of their mistakes was automating everything. In his interview with Gayle King, he described the complex network of conveyor belts they ...

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    I originally published this article on Hubpages . Many people extol the benefits of MRP systems. Manufacturing requirements planning systems provide centralized inventory management and ties purchasing and inventory management with the production planning systems. However, we’re going to explore the limitations of MRP and ERP systems. The Limitations of MRP Systems You will either get reports out of the box that do what you want, you have to hire the software vendor to create a custom ...

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    ON THE ROAD WITH IISE’s CEO –  From CIEADH on the West Coast to CISE in the Southeast   Late October was filled with travel as I joined our esteemed colleagues at the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads (CIEADH) meeting Oct. 20 in Seattle, Washington. That event was followed by the fall meeting Oct. 22-25 of CISE – the Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering. The CISE meeting began in Atlanta, Georgia, at Emory Healthcare and the Chick-fil-A headquarters before ...

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    As a long-time coalition member of DiscoverE, IISE represents industrial and systems engineers in the grand scope of DiscoverE’s quest “to ensure people everywhere understand how engineers, technicians, and technologists make the world a better place.” Take the second annual #GlobalEngineerSurvey and help us learn more about the future of engineering. Survey closes Jan. 10. Results will be shared on #WorldEngineeringDay (March 4).
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    You were born with a competitive nature and IISE recognizes people like you for that endless yearning to better yourself, your profession and the world. Have a look at those who made the winners' circle and the awards they won, and learn more about IISE's awards program. Deadline for most IISE awards: Dec. 1.
  • Last Call: Annual Conference Abstracts

    Share your work, insights and discoveries with international colleagues and thought leaders at the 2020 IISE Annual Conference & Expo, May 30-June 2 in New Orleans. Submit your abstract today! Deadline: Nov. 8.


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