What does an Industrial Placement do?

As an Industrial Engineer you will find efficient ways to use workers, machines and materials to maximize business profits. You will develop management control systems to make financial planning more efficient. You will meet with clients about product specifications and negotiate with vendors and review the status of projects.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in engineering with a minimum of 3 years of experience and a PE designation. You will have experience working on multidisciplinary teams and be skilled in negotiation tactics as well as creative problem solving. You need to have excellent written and oral communication skills and be adept at critical thinking with complex issues. You will also be willing to travel up to 25%.

  • Review engineering specifications
  • Develop management controls systems
  • Institute quality control procedures to resolve quality control procedures
  • Design control systems to design control systems and coordinate activities and production planning
  • Responsible for vendor management to negotiate
  • Discuss product specifications with clients
  • Determine how to deliver services with maximum efficiency
  • Lead research to determine the most profitable places to locate manufacturing or processing plants
  • Master's degree in engineering, preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in management
  • PE designation, preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience working on multidisciplinary teams
  • Skilled at negotiation tactics
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Adept critical thinking skills for complex issues
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Industrial Placement Salaries

Average Base Pay

£20,262 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £20K
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Industrial Placement Career Path

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Caresoft GlobalCaresoft Global
Industrial Engineer
18 Nov 2021

“Caresoft Global is a great place to work with and the salary pay scale is decent and there is work and life balance.”

Epsilon SystemsEpsilon Systems
Industrial Engineer
8 Jan 2021

“If you do good work there can be great opportunity to go government/ DoD Employee”

Industrial Engineering
14 May 2021

“Pressure and career growth is not as expected”

Industrial Engineer
9 Apr 2021

“It is not a nice environment to work and pay is not good”

Marsh McLennanMarsh McLennan
Industrial Trainee
19 Aug 2021

“Nothing as such.. Overall a great place to start your career in an MNC.. Great exposure in desired field.”

Industrial Engineer
9 Jul 2019

“Corporate contacts great to work with”

Industrial Engineering
16 Oct 2021

“Nothing since it is better and good”

Industrial Engineer
28 May 2021

“really good workforce and balance to work life and personal given priority”

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