Industrial Engineer (Occupation Code : 214101)

The path to becoming a Industrial Engineer


Investigates and reviews the utilisation of personnel, facilities, equipment and materials, current operational processes and established practices, to recommend improvement in the efficiency of operations in a variety of commercial, industrial and produc


Studying functional statements, organizational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication.

Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation.

Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment .efficiencies.

Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems.

Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment.

Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations.

Inspecting plant to improve and maintain performance.

Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules.

Advising management on new production methods, techniques and equipment.

Liaising with materials buying, storing and controlling departments to ensure a steady flow of supplies.

Alternate Occupation Names

Manufacturing Logistics Engineer

Safety Engineer

Value Engineering

Robotics and Production Automation Engineer

Operations Research Engineer

Fabrication Engineer

Manufacturing Technology Engineer

Process Engineer

Industrial Machinery Engineer

Clinical Engineer

Process Design Engineer

Automation and Control Engineer

Supply Chain Management Engineer

Agri Produce Process Engineer

Production Engineer

Enterprise Resource Management Engineer

Industrial Efficiency Engineer

Plant Engineer

Quality Management Engineer

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