What does a manufacturing engineer do?

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2009-08-18 16:36:48

An engineer who works in manufacturing will help design a

process or hardware required for fabricating a part. A

Manufacturing Engineer may have a degree in Industrial Engineering

or Mechanical Engineering. Industrial Engineers usually work with

time studies to help speed up a process such as on an assembly

line. Mechanical Engineers will work to improve a process.

Engineers are also used to monitor the Quality of a product. For

example, a company that makes parts that are plated such as

aircraft parts or electronic parts, must constantly test and

monitor the plating baths for the correct chemical contents. The

Manufacturing Engineer has to work closely with the Design Engineer

so that he can ensure the part can be made the way the designer


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