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You might hire a manufacturing engineer to:

  • Conceive, design, develop, and test innovative solutions based on analysis and organizational objectives
  • Utilize principles of mathematics, science, and engineering to streamline processes

  • Identify opportunities to prevent waste, lower costs, and make systems safer

  • Evaluate and explore new and existing processes, equipment, and materials

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Working knowledge of mathematics, science, and other engineering principles
Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field relevant to country of employment
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Previous related engineering experience
Excellent interpersonal skills
Understanding of manufacturing principles
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to communicate effectively with operators, peers, and management