Summary Manufacturing Engineering Lead near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a manufacturing engineering lead. The following information is applicable to all Industrial and manufacturing engineers (NOC 21321).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Industrial and manufacturing engineers conduct studies, and develop and supervise programs to achieve the best use of equipment, human resources, technology, materials and procedures to enhance efficiency and productivity. They are employed in consulting firms, manufacturing and processing companies, in government, financial, health care and other institutions, or they may be self-employed.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are limited in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Plan and design plant layouts and facilities
- Supervise technicians, technologists, analysts, administrative staff and other engineers
- Develop flexible or integrated manufacturing systems and procedures
- Conduct studies and implement programs to determine optimum inventory levels and optimum utilization of machinery, materials and resources
- Analyze costs of production
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