Research Associate in Production Planning

University of Applied Sciences


Research Associate (Phd Position) in Production Planning GmbH | School of Business & Management | Steyr


» Development of algorithmic extensions of MRP (mainly based on the MCRP concept; project description will be
sent on request) within the FWF (Austrian Science Fund) funded research project “Hybrid Algorithms for
Redesigning MRP” conducted by Prof. Altendorfer (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria) and Prof.
Parragh (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
» Integration of these extensions in an existing simulation framework (AnyLogic based)
» Contribution to the development of mathematical models (mixed integer programs) and optimization algorithms
(mainly conducted at University Linz)
» Integration of optimization algorithms into the simulation framework
» Evaluation of the performance of the optimization algorithms by simulation
» Conduct PhD studies and write PhD thesis
» Dissemination of results (conference and journal papers)


» Degree in management, business administration, business informatics, mathematics, (ideally with a specialization
in Operations or Logistics Management)
» Experience with discrete event simulation and ideally basic knowledge of object-oriented programming
» Knowledge of production planning and operations management
» Interest in mathematical modelling
» Pro-active person able to work independently
» You are willing to conduct high quality research and publish in highly ranked international journals


The University of Applied Sciences stands for excellent teaching and results-driven research and receives
regular awards for this. You will find an exciting and highly responsible position in a creative, loyal and
team-oriented environment. – And not to forget: There is all the necessary freedom of design to develop your
own ideas!

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung bis 15.08.2020 an:/ We are looking forward to your application till 15.08.2020 to:

Daniela Hüttner
+43 5 0804 33100

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