Industrial Engineering Technologists

Assist industrial engineers in such activities as quality control, inventory control, or material flow methods. May conduct statistical studies or analyze production costs.

Median Annual Wage: $61,580

Education: Bachelor's degree (68%); High school diploma or equivalent (15%); Associate's degree (14%)

Projected Growth: Little or no change (-2% to 2%)

Related Job Titles: Associate Product Integrity Engineer; Head of Operation and Logistics; Liaison Engineer; Materials Planner/Production Planner; Planner/Scheduler; Production Control Supervisor; Quality Management Coordinator; Quality Tech; Senior Quality Methods Specialist; Manager, Asset Management

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  • Plan the flow of work or materials to maximize efficiency.
  • Develop or implement programs to address problems related to production, materials, safety, or quality.
  • Modify equipment or processes to improve resource or cost efficiency.
  • Oversee or inspect production processes.
  • Analyze, estimate, or report production costs.
  • Compile operational data to develop cost or time estimates, schedules, or specifications.
  • Monitor and control inventory.

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  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Industrial Engineering Technologists.

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