Industrial Engineer
The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory 26 reviews - Laurel, MD

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Provide oversight and guidance to on-site process improvement teams in support of a series of Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED). Provide thought leadership in the application of Industrial or Systems Engineering practices to the military healthcare system.

Act as an experienced technical resource to assist on-site project leads with addressing new and/or complex process improvement issues.

Provide oversight and direction for Knowledge Management Activities.

Collaborate within JHU/APL and the JHU enterprise to develop innovative solutions to improving quality, cost, and access in DoD treatment facilities.

Design and direct a research program for the application of IE and SE techniques to DOD Healthcare.

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.



Required Qualifications:
MS in Industrial or Systems Engineering with at least 10 years experience in Industrial or Systems Engineering. Majority of recent experience should be in the application of Industrial or Systems Engineering techniques and methods in support of process improvement initiatives in a health care environment. Demonstrated expertise in process improvement techniques, including LEAN/6-Sigma. Facility with advanced statistical analysis and associated software, process modeling and simulation, and integer linear optimization. Demonstrated organizational skills and proven history of independently executing and completing multiple tasks with conflicting requirements on schedule with assigned resources. Strong interpersonal communications skills and the ability to articulate and effectively communicate complex technical issues with a variety of media (visual, written, oral). History of interacting professionally with staff at all levels of organizations, including senior executives.

Desired Qualifications:
PhD in Industrial or Systems Engineering and at least 10 years experience applying Industrial or Systems Engineering techniques in a healthcare environment. Experience with the Defense or VA Healthcare System. Expertise in planning and directing research into the application of IE and SE techniques and methods in a healthcare environment.

Special Working Conditions:
Requires extensive travel and some extended stays at military treatment facilities. Some foreign travel will be required. This position is based in Laurel MD.

APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

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