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    RE: PE Member Network

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    So, if there are no PEs where I have my new job, did my journey to becoming a PE just get longer? I know a lot of PEs from working in the civil engineering field through college as a draftsman. More than 5 I would need to be a reference, but the reason ...

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    If you’re still looking for an ideal gift for the ISE pro or student on your list – or perhaps even something for yourself – our annual book guide in the December issue of ISE offers short summaries of recent publications on problem-solving, management, ...

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    RE: PE Member Network

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    It is true that it may vary. Massachusetts issues discipline specific PEs and my PE references were not IEs and I have been a reference for Civil Engineers who worked for me. ------------------------------ John Corliss, PE Vice President and Director ...

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    RE: PE Member Network

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    It generally only matters if you are trying to become licensed in one of the 14 discipline specific states (California as an example). Then they generally want you to have references from your discipline. ------------------------------ Caitlin Kenney, ...

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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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