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 Known As
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
- Assess product or process usefulness.
- Test products for functionality or quality.
- Research human performance or health factors related to engineering or design activities.
- Monitor processes for compliance with standards.
- Inspect operational processes.
- Prepare detailed work plans.
- Reading Comprehension – Reading work-related information.
- Critical Thinking – Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.
- Active Listening – Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
- Complex Problem Solving – Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.
- Monitoring – Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.
- Education: Associate's degree
- Experience: None
- Training: No On The Job
- Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Engineering and Technology – Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Design – Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Computers and Electronics – Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Problem Sensitivity – Noticing when problems happen.
- Deductive Reasoning – Using rules to solve problems.
- Oral Comprehension – Listening and understanding what people say.
- Inductive Reasoning – Making general rules or coming up with answers from lots of detailed information.
- Near Vision – Seeing details up close.
- Written Comprehension – Reading and understanding what is written.
- Oral Expression – Communicating by speaking.
- Category Flexibility – Grouping things in different ways.
- Information Ordering – Ordering or arranging things.
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- Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
- Aircraft Engine and Parts Manufacturing
- Aircraft Manufacturing
- Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
- Basic Chemical Manufacturing
- Beverage Manufacturing
- Business Support Services
- Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
- Clothing and Apparel Manufacturing
- Communications Equipment Manufacturing
- Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
- Construction Machinery Manufacturing
- Electrical Equipment and Appliances Manufacturing
- Electromedical and Control Instruments Manufacturing
- Food Manufacturing
- Furniture Manufacturing
- Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing
- Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
- Magnetic and Optical Media Manufacturing
- Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Metal Products Manufacturing
- Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacturing
- Miscellaneous Manufacturing
- Miscellaneous Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
- Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
- Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
- Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
- Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
- Paper Product Manufacturing
- Petroleum Product Manufacturing
- Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
- Rubber and Plastic Product Manufacturing
- Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
- Ship and Boat Building
- Synthetic Chemical Manufacturing
- Textile Manufacturing
- Tobacco Production
- Weapons and Ammunition Manufacturing
- Wood Product Manufacturing
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