Job description Manufacturing systems engineers work as part of a team to design, install, monitor and develop all systems affecting the manufacturing cycle of a product Manufacturing systems engineers work to integrate the entire manufacturing process. This ranges from production and supply right through to sales.
The all Is to allow the maximum volume of high-quality product to be produced at the lowest cost and In the shortest time. 0 Manufacturing systems engineers use the latest computer technology and employ a systematic approach to finance, methods, materials and technology across traditional departmental boundaries.
Typical work activities 0 designing the layout of the plant using computer-aided design/manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software to build AD models; C] designing, developing and Installing plant control systems: liaising with designers, researchers and engineering consultants: 0 attending production meetings and forecasting production requirements: 0 calculating production costs that include equipment, time and labor; 0 deciding on the effective use of resources, e. G. Awe materials, equipment ND staff; 0 Producing maintenance schedules; testing that systems are working correctly and identifying, investigating and repairing any system faults; Discussing and evaluating systems failures with plant managers and non-technical personnel; 0 supervising the work of manufacturing engineers, trainee engineers and support staff