Manufacturing is a very profitable industry. Manufacturing engineers are paid handsomely for their hard work and the skills they bring to the workplace. There are several different industries to work in and several types of jobs that are available for a manufacturing engineer. Here are some of the different manufacturing systems a manufacturing engineer will work with:
Anyone that has worked with lean manufacturing and Six Sigma knows that the two processes share several different variables. It often poses the question, "should I implement one or two process improvement strategies?" While you can implement different tools from each system, it is best to pick one and then add on the additional tools as your company gets used to it.Continue reading "The Toyota Production System"
Manufacturing and engineering have come closer and closer over the last several years and have shown how important their relationship is with each other. They have developed to the point where there is actually a term called manufacturing engineering which is specifically dedicated to the study and improvement of engineering used in the manufacturing industry. Here is some more information about the education programs that are currently being offered on this topic.Continue reading "Manufacturing engineering education"
Quality engineering will help you improve your manufacturing processes so that you can ensure that your products and your services will fulfill all of your customers' needs and requirements, and then even hopefully exceed your customers' needs. Quality engineering will help you development manufacturing systems that work with other areas of your organization in order to help you track and maintain the quality of your goods and your services so that your customers and your shareholders are satisfied.Continue reading "A look at quality engineering"