Better, Faster, Cheaper, Safer
Industrial engineers work to enhance systems and processes. They explore business challenges and find innovative solutions to boost efficiency, safety, and effectiveness.
In short: Industrial engineers figure out how to do things better.
Industrial engineers use finite resources to maximum advantage, and they understand people as well as technology. Consequently, industrial engineering draws upon a variety of different disciplines, from mathematics to psychology, communications to computer science, and production management to process control.
They apply their skills in a wide variety of settings, such as:
- Manufacturing systems
- Traffic control systems
- Financial risk management
- Medical service systems
They often enjoy greater job security since their skills are highly transferrable while saving employer money and making the workplace better for fellow workers.