Work Nature

  • Mechanical engineers provide efficient solutions to the development of processes and products, ranging from small component designs to extremely large plant, machinery or vehicles.
    • Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability.
    • Developing a project specification with colleagues, often including those from other engineering disciplines.
    • Developing, testing and evaluating theoretical designs.
    • Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers.
    • Making sure a product can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating environments.
    • Managing projects using engineering principles and techniques.
    • Planning and designing new production processes.
    • Producing details of specifications and outline designs.
    • Recommending modifications following prototype test results.
    • Using research, analytical, conceptual and planning skills, particularly mathematical modelling and computer-aided design.
    • Considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints.
    • Working with other professionals, within and outside the engineering sector.
    • Monitoring and commissioning plant and systems.

Key Skills

  • Production Support
  • Production Management

Occupations

  • Electrician
  • Industrial Engineering Technicians
  • Machinists
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Plant Engineer
  • Production Engineers
  • Production Managers
  • Quality control Manager
  • Show and Leather Worker
  • Textile Worker

Career Analysis

1 Fees
Medium
2 Demand
High
3 Salary
Medium
4 Level Of Preparation
Medium

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