Operations Research Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

The Operations Research Engineer will be responsible for, but to limited to:

  • Design, develop, and apply engineering, mathematical models, simulation and optimization models to drive solutions to complex manufacturing and supply chain problems.
  • Identify and solves highly complex problems in factory performance, loading, equipment performance, decision science and, supply and distribution network problems.
  • Understand the factory (Fab and A/T) environment and supply chain knowledge to develop complex engineering models and apply them to identify and drive solutions.
  • Build, develop, validate and apply mathematically based decision algorithms, heuristics, optimization and simulation models and tools.
  • Work closely with the business units to identify root causes, define the strategic and tactical needs and drive the appropriate business and technical solutions.
  • Develop solutions to problems utilizing formal technical training, business knowledge and judgment.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Ability to identify root causes of problems and synthesizes effective practical solution approaches implementing these solutions in real-life production usage
  • Committed and highly motivated team player with strong communication skills


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research and relevant previous job and/or internship experience. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least one of the following 2 degrees; plus, the years of experience required for each degree in the areas specified below:

1- Master's degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Management, Science, or related discipline with 2 + years of relevant experience.

2- PhD degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Management, Science, or related discipline with 1 + years of relevant experience.

Expertise Areas:

  • Programming: CSharp or Java and work with commercial optimization packages such as ILOG CPLEX, Gurobi, Autosched, etc.
  • Database management systems, such as SQL Server, etc.
  • Operations Research (OR), Linear Programming, Integer Programming, Constraint Programming.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in semiconductor manufacturing and scheduling is highly preferred
  • Discrete Event Simulation, Simulated Annealing, Meta Heuristics and Evolutionary Algorithms, etc. 

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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