|Manufacturing Systems Engineer
Manufacturing systems engineers are specialist mechanical engineers who design and improve systems and equipment that complete tasks accurately and change raw materials into products with the smallest wastage of time, materials and energy.
Mechanical engineers plan, design and oversee the development, installation, operation, maintenance and improvement of machinery. They conduct research to solve practical engineering problems and improve efficiency.
Manufacturing systems engineers may…
Manufacturing systems engineers frequently work closely with other professionals.
Manufacturing systems engineers may work in production plants and in offices.
To become a manufacturing systems engineer you will usually require an Advanced Diploma of Engineering. Of course, with experience, and further training such as a Degree, you could work in occupations such as production-plant engineer or mechatronics engineer, and you can continue to progress further along a career pathway that could see you in a number of senior management positions.
Mechanical engineering graduates may be eligible for membership of Engineers Australia.
Earnings, Job and Employment Prospects
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