IS INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • Dependable?
  • Open to change?
  • Creative?
  • A good problem solver?
  • Good at communicating with others?
  • A leader?
  • Detail oriented?
Job Description:

Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination

Tasks:

  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization.
  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
  • Estimate production costs, cost saving methods, and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management review, action, and control.
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency using drafting tools and computer.
  • Coordinate and implement quality control objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, or minimize costs.
  • Communicate with management and user personnel to develop production and design standards.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Confer with clients, vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, product and production specifications, manufacturing capabilities, or project status.
  • Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

Applied Mathematics - Level 5
Reading For Information - Level 5
Locating Information - Level 5
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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $23.62
  • Median                           $36.49
  • Experienced                   $53.57

Annual Openings                   16

2021 Projected Employment 444

Average Education Level      Bachelor’s Degree

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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