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Career in Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering flags the most effective ways to use the basic factors of production—people, machines, materials, information and energy available - to ensure best service.Industrial engineers initiates the optimal design, implementation, integration, operation, improvement and management.

The Industrial engineers should have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering.Industrial engineering is a combination of mechanical engineering and management.The engineers need to communicate well with the team of people at work.They must be able to anticipate, recognize and evaluate problems with stable solutions.


Industrial Engineering courses are offered at both graduation and post graduation levels.The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the prominent institutes offering four-year B.Tech. programmes in Industrial Engineering.The National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, offers a PG Diploma in Industrial Engineering. This two- year programme trains industrial engineers as technology management experts for both the manufacturing and service sectors.

Career Scope In Industrial Engineering:
Industrial Engineers can also work as plant engineers, manufacturing engineers, quality engineers or process engineers. The engineering graduates initially work under the supervision of experienced engineers and, in large companies receive formal-training to deliver their best. These Engineers are assigned more difficult projects with greater independence to develop designs, solve problems and make decisions. With this comes experience, which takes them ahead to become technical specialists or engineering managers. Most of the job opportunities are available in private sectors.

Freshers from elite Colleges get instant opportunity to work with large Organizations and draw a salary upto Rs 30,000. Overall, industrial engineers are well paid across the world.

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