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Industrial / Manufacturing

Industrial / Manufacturing engineers
Category: 
Engineering Management
Examples: 

Industrial engineers plan, organize, supervise and manage the operations of industries to ensure economical, safe and effective use of materials, energy and people.

An Industrial engineer may:

  • Figure out how to produce a GameBoy Advanced more quickly
  • Examine fish processing plants for safety
  • Oversee an assembly line at Subaru
  • Plan and design systems that increase productivity by improving integration of people, materials, equipment and finance
In your community: 

On the road to self-government, many Aboriginal communities will be able to use the services of Industrial/Manufacturing Engineers to develop and expand local industries. As an Industrial or Manufacturing engineer, you could help your community look at ways to bring locally made products to a wider market.

As an Industrial/Manufacturing engineer you could:

  • Design a Manufacturing plant for local goods
  • Evaluate the safety of local logging operations
  • Manage purchasing for the tribal council
Aptitude: 

If you like...

  • Problem solving
  • Being creative
  • Working with people
  • Business
  • Helping people

...you might enjoy Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering

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