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Industrial / Manufacturing

Industrial / Manufacturing engineers
Engineering Management

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

If you like...

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

...you might enjoy Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering

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