Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians (NOC 2233)

About this job

Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians:

  • may work independently or provide technical support and services in the development of production methods, facilities and systems, and the planning, estimating, measuring and scheduling of work
  • work for manufacturing and insurance companies, government departments and establishments in other industries
Common job titles
  • analyst / technologist, time study
  • analyst, industrial engineering
  • designer, methods
  • production technologist - sawmill
  • programmer, 3D CNC
  • programmer, CAD / CAM NC (computer-aided)


Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists:

  • develop and carry out production, inventory and quality assurance programs in manufacturing or in other industries
  • design plant layouts and production facilities
  • develop and carry out work study and related programs
  • develop and carry out industrial health, safety and safety training, and fire prevention plans and programs
  • develop applications using CAD/CAM (computer-assisted drafting, computer-assisted manufacturing) for the control of robots, computer numerical control (CNC) machines and other manufacturing processes and operations

Industrial engineering and manufacturing technicians:

  • assist in the design of plant layouts
  • carry out work measurement or other studies
  • collect operational or experimental data and assist in the development of estimates, schedules, specifications and reports
  • collect and analyze data in support of quality assurance and industrial health and safety programs
  • develop manufacturing and processing procedures and variables, set machine or equipment controls, oversee production and inspect processes

Special duties

Technologists and technicians may specialize in the development of production processes, quality assurance programs, plans and schedules in a particular industrial area such as metal fabrication, plastics, pulp and paper, or textile manufacturing

Work environment

Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is mobility to related fields such as technical sales. Also, promotion to managerial positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources

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