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Industrial Engineering Job Overview

Industrial engineers strive to eliminate wastefulness that inevitably occurs during production. They may work in offices and in a variety of places where they are trying to improve situations. Industrial engineers may observe people or electronic processes. They work with others on the business side as well as the technical side of a company or organization. The most common job duties of an industrial engineer may include:

  • Looks over production processes, schedules, methods, and other aspects of how things are functioning to comprehend what’s going on with manufacturing
  • Figuring out how to manufacture something or deliver a service with optimal efficiency
  • Suggesting actions to improve quality control
  • Creating management control systems
  • Surveying or speaking with clients or customers to work towards the development of best standards for production
  • Conferring with a variety of people who have an interest in a product to further assess the status of situations or projects

Candidates who enjoy a challenge may enjoy working as industrial engineers. They focus on how to get work done in most efficient way possible, and that requires a lot of creativity, focus, concentration, and critical thinking skills.

Industrial Engineering Job Education Requirements

All industrial engineer positions require that candidates have at least a bachelor’s degree. It’s typical for them to have that bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, but some industrial engineers hold degrees in manufacturing engineering or even general engineering. Because experience and a proven track record at the position may give candidates a definite edge, those who want to be industrial engineers should try to sign up for a cooperative education engineering program that will offer both hands-on experience and a strong academic background. Some aspiring engineers may find that they want to look at other positions, such as sanitary engineer jobs or electrical supervisor jobs.

Industrial Engineering Job Market

Between 2012 and 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there will be a growth of 5 percent in industrial engineering jobs, which means that there will be over 233,400 industrial engineering jobs in 2022. Industrial engineers face a lot of challenges on the job, and it is a very dynamic and versatile position. They may sometimes be able to put their expertise to use in multiple industries, and businesses that range from manufacturing plants to non-profit organizations.

Industrial Engineering Job Salary Information

Industrial engineers earned an average annual salary of $78,860 in 2012. The top professionals in industrial engineer positions made over $118,300 per year, but the low-end average annual salary was under $51,180. Industrial engineers who work in aerospace product and parts manufacturing positions typically command the highest salaries.

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Job Summary: Development of models to plan and support production operations; shop Layout development; analysis of alternatives using modern industrial engineering techniques; writing and presentation of engineering analysis and recommendations in reports. Education/Experience: Requires a BS degree in Industrial Engineering or Systems Engineering with at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have 5+ years of o...
Job ID EIA-00001645 Emerson Company Power Transmission Solutions Country United States State/Province Indiana City Valparaiso Publish Start Date Sep 16 2014 Job Level Supervisor / Manager Job Description Click HERE to apply! Power Transmission Solutions, a business within Emerson Industrial Automation, is a major producer of mechanical power transmission drives, components and bearings. P...
Field Service Manager is needed for an engineering company just north of Rocky Mount, NC. Local candidates preferred. Relocation Assistance is available. Must be hands on and willing to function as a Field Service Engineer when needed. Must have water treatment experience. Must be willing to travel up to 50%. Competitive base salary, benefits, generous bonus potential. Responsibilities for the Fi...
Company Confidential Decatur, AL
VICE PRESIDENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & DISTRIBUTION Must Haves for the Ideal Candidate: 1. Analytical and metrics focus with a process-driven approach to leading supply chain improvements (warehouse, distribution center and transportation). 2. Experience as a change agent, leading the development of a new performance-oriented culture within the distribution function. 3. Strong track record...
The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions -- Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense). In late 2012, we acquired Sierra Trading Post, an off-price, Internet retailer of apparel and ho...
Neiman Marcus Direct is now hiring an Industrial Engineering Manager at our fulfillment center in Irving, Texas. The Industrial Engineering Manager will have primary responsibility for all industrial engineering responsibilities in our Irving location, as well as a second fulfillment center in Dallas, TX. A successful Industrial Engineering Managerwill be accomplished in the following areas: Pro...
Job ID EIA-00001662 Emerson Company Power Transmission Solutions Country United States State/Province Maryland City Baltimore Publish Start Date Sep 23 2014 Job Level Supervisor / Manager Job Description Click HERE to apply! Power Transmission Solutions, a business within Emerson Industrial Automation, is a major producer of mechanical power transmission drives, components and bearings. P...
The Engineering Department at St. Mary's University of San Antonio, a private, Catholic university invites nominations and applications for tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the area of industrial engineering, with an emphasis on one or more of the following: CAD/CAM, automation, robotics, rapid prototyping, reverse engineering, and manufacturing systems and processes. The ...
Development and Engineering which, within ASML, is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of ASML products. This position reports to the Reticle Stage Functional Cluster Group. Help ASML ensure its future profitability by identifying, validating and implementing RAMS at the right time in the project development phase as well as mitigating any RAMS gap during the product design ...
Tremendous opportunity to join an industry leading manufacturer experiencing significant growth. The successful candidate for the Industrial Engineer will support overall business objectives of lean through continuous improvement in productivity of operations. Work with other engineering and manufacturing disciplines in the development of processes to increase production quality, efficiency, or v...
Summary A Supply Chain and Operations product line manager is dedicated to 1 or several product ranges (Laser, CIJ, TTO, etc) and is responsible for the design, the implementation and the maintenance of the Supply Chain and Operations infrastructure for his/her product line to reach the best balance between service, cost and risk reduction. Client Details Process and or Industrial Engineering e...
POSITION SUMMARY: Lead and develop a team of Industrial Engineers to research, develop and create improvements, which enhance productivity, cost, product quality and customer service of the Estee Lauder companies. Works closely with Supply Chain leadership to development and implement strategic initiatives. Ensure the best manufacturing and distribution techniques are used in production and distr...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Engineering Manager Ontario, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Engineering Manager Ontario, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details Located in Ontario, CA, we are a prestigious Food Product manufacturing and distribution company. We are currently looking for a Engineering M...
Job Description & Qualifications Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee man...
Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and s...
Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and s...
Ford Motor Company Louisville, KY
Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and s...
Ford Motor Company Buffalo, NY
Position Duties: Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and s...
IMMEDIATE NEED: for a PROJECT SCHEDULER to work with the Director to set up a schedule then track/update it. Experience tracking engineering, construction, industrial projects a plus. Must be experienced and know MS Project! This is a 6+ month assignment in the San Diego California area. May be able to work some from home. APPLY NOW iNTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN WEEK of JAN 26!!! Responsibilities for the...
At Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), we are committed to assisting government, industry and nonprofit organizations achieve world-class competitiveness. In carrying out that mission, we recognize that our employees are our most important asset. Our organization has been recognized continually as an exceptional place to work. Visit us online at www.ctc.com for more information. Are you re...

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