INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Business Process Analyst, Engineering Technician, Industrial Engineering Analyst, Industrial Engineering Technician, Manufacturing Coordinator, Manufacturing Technology Analyst, Quality Control Engineering Technician (QC Engineering Technician), Quality Management Coordinator, Quality Technician, Service Technician

JOB TASKS

  • Test selected products at specified stages in the production process for performance characteristics or adherence to specifications.

  • Compile and evaluate statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

  • Study time, motion, methods, or speed involved in maintenance, production, or other operations to establish standard production rate or improve efficiency.

  • Read worker logs, product processing sheets, or specification sheets to verify that records adhere to quality assurance specifications.

  • Verify that equipment is being operated and maintained according to quality assurance standards by observing worker performance.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $27.56/hr. $60,740 annually.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029)- Slower than Average (1% to 2%)
  • Projected Job Openings (2019-2029)- 5,800

REQUIRED EDUCATION

High School/Equivalency, Technical Training

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