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Susan Scachitti

Department Chair; Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Engineering Management, Systems, and Technology


Email: Susan Scachitti
Phone: 937-229-4216
Kettering Laboratories Room 321


Susan Scachitti served 25 years at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) where she held academic leader positions of Department Chair and Associate Dean. Her work in academia began after a 10-year career in manufacturing as an Industrial Engineer and production manager. Her research and scholarship work focus on operational systems engineering, enterprise optimization and adaptation of quality management applications across manufacturing, healthcare and service environments. Scachitti teaches in traditional areas of Industrial Engineering including quality management techniques and organizational change, Six Sigma methodologies, methods engineering, Lean thinking, facility layout, process improvement, and ergonomics. She holds degrees in Industrial Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton and an MBA in Management from North Central College.