YOUR CAREER AS AN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

You’re the planner in your friend group, and the problem solver. Good news! You’re about to have an amazing career.

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A Day in the Life of an Industrial Engineering Technician

You’re the planner in your friend group, and the problem solver. Good news! You’re about to have an amazing career.


MEDIAN INCOME

$49K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

420


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

5.9%


WHAT IS AN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN?

Industrial engineering technicians apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production. They may perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries to establish standard production rates and improve efficiency. Industrial engineering technicians also suggest revisions to methods of operation, material handling or equipment layout and help plan work assignments. They prepare charts, graphs and diagrams to illustrate things like workflow and how machines are used.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

Industrial engineering technicians possess these qualities:

  • INTERPRET DRAWINGS AND DIAGRAMS
  • DATA GATHERING
  • COMPLEX PROBLEM SOLVING

WHAT DO INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS DO?

Industrial engineering technician interpreting schematic diagrams on a tablet.

Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams and formulas.

Industrial engineering technician discussing quality standards with engineering staff.

Confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.

Male industrial engineering technician using a computer to collect data to test and improve processes.

Collect data to assist in process improvement activities.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for an industrial engineering technician career.

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Associate's degree

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None


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