Industrial Engineering Technicians


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.
Also called: Engineering Technician, Industrial Engineering Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Quality Control Engineering Technician (QC Engineering Technician)

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity

Technology:

    Industrial control software
  • Computerized numerical control CNC machine software
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA software
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
    Analytical or scientific software
  • ProModel
  • Statistical software

Education:

    some college
    associate's degree
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