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What does an industrial engineer do? View All
What is the industrial engineer career about?

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Richard B
In practice, there is always a lot of crossover in all forms of engineering, and definitions are always a bit limited. However, for a formal definition, http://www.answers.com/topic/engineering offers the following:

"Industrial engineering, or management engineering, is concerned with efficient production. The industrial engineer designs methods, not machinery. Jobs include plant layout, analysis and planning of workers' jobs, economical handling of raw materials, their flow through the production process, and the efficient control of the inventory of finished products."

For more information, you can look at:

http://www.answers.com/topic/industrial-engineering


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Vlad
Industrial engineers try to find ways to transform resources into useful products for people in the most efficient way possible, usually through the use of processes.

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