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.
Also called: Associate Product Integrity Engineer, Materials Planner/Production Planner, Planner/Scheduler, Senior Quality Methods Specialist

Knowledge:

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

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • reading work related information
    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
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

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
  • Initiative
  • Innovation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Bentley Microstation
    Analytical or scientific software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Minitab
    Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Cimatron
  • CNC Mastercam

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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