2141-Industrial and production engineers

Job Title: 

Industrial and production engineers

Job Description: 

Industrial and production engineers conduct research and design, organize and oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of process plant and installations. They establish programs for the coordination of manufacturing activities; and assess cost effectiveness and safety.


Tasks include

  • (a) studying functional statements, organizational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication
  • establishing work measurement programs and analyzing work samples to develop standards for labour utilization
  • analyzing workforce utilization, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies
  • (d). developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
  • organizing and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
  • inspecting plant to improve and maintain performance
  • directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules
  • advising management on new production methods, techniques and equipment
  • liaising with materials buying, storing and controlling departments to ensure a steady flow of supplies.
Specific Occupations: 

Engineer, design (except computers)

Designer. systems (except computers)

Engineer, cost evaluation

Engineer, industrial efficiency/Layout

Engineer, plant

Engineer, production

Engineer, safety

Engineer, food processing/Engineer, industrial/Engineer, manufacturing/ Engineer, methods/Engineer, planning: production/Engineer, process: manufacturing/ Technologist, packaging

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2054