Industrial Engineering Technologist (Occupation Code : 214102)

The path to becoming a Industrial Engineering Technologist


Analyses and modifies new and existing industrial engineering technologies and applies them in the testing and implementation of industrial engineering projects. 


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.

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