Industrial & Manufacturing

Industrial and manufacturing engineering is about the combined art and science of designing, developing and managing the manufacture of quality products. The industrial and manufacturing engineering team are responsible for both manufacturing technology and management. They are constantly challenged to use both innovation and imagination to find better ways to make the products that we need such as MP3 players, mobile phones, cars, planes, food, pharmaceuticals, in fact almost everything we come across needs to be manufactured!

What do Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers do?

Industrial and manufacturing engineers design and develop the process that makes a product, always striving to meet the challenges of producing high quality products at the fast pace that our society now demands. They are concerned with developing processes and systems that improve quality and productivity in the manufacture of a product, while meeting the highest requirements in health and safety.

As an industrial and manufacturing engineering graduate you can work in -

  • Manufacturing industries including aerospace
  • products, food, chemical, computer and electronics
  • automotive
  • Public services
  • Management and Design consultancy
  • Purchasing and logistics industry

Employers of industrial and manufacturing engineering graduates are -

  • Airbus
  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Boeing
  • Boston Scientific
  • Ericsson
  • Ford
  • IBM
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Intel
  • Pfizer
  • Roche Ireland