Industrial Engineer (Occupation Code : 214101)
DescriptionInvestigates 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
Robotics and Production Automation Engineer
Operations Research Engineer
Manufacturing Technology Engineer
Industrial Machinery Engineer
Process Design Engineer
Automation and Control Engineer
Supply Chain Management Engineer
Agri Produce Process Engineer
Enterprise Resource Management Engineer
Industrial Efficiency Engineer
Quality Management Engineer
Step 1 : Admission requirements
- NSC Bachelor Admission
Admission into a Degree requires the achievement of a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with the minimum requirements for admission into a degree or a National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V). In addition, each education institution has its own unique entry requirements for each of its programmes. It is important to check the entry requirements for this programme with the institution of your choice before you apply.
Step 2 : General Qualification
Step 3 : Workplace experience
- Workplace experience
You will need to gain a number of years of workplace experience before you can continue on this learning pathway.
Step 4 : Final assessment
- Professional Review (Engineer)
After completion of the candidate phase there is a professional review of the work experience by ECSA. You can apply for registration as a Professional Engineer after the review has been completed.
Step 5 : Designation
- Designation: Professional Engineer
Only engineers registered with ECSA may use the designation Professional Engineer. A designation is a title that a professional person may use (write behind her/his name) to indicate that she/he is fully qualified in a certain professional field and is a member of a professional body. It also indicates that the person subscribes to the code of conduct of that professional body.