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Manufacturing Systems Engineer

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Manufacturing systems engineers design, plan, develop and install systems including manufacturing equipment and assesmbly lines. This covers all aspects of manufacturing processes. They may also be involved in the design and building of a manufacturing plant.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary for manufacturing systems engineers at graduate entry is usually around £23,000 to £30,000 a year. With experience this can rise to over £40,000. Senior managers in manufacturing can earn over £50,000 a year.

Conditions

Employment Status UK %

Past Unemployment
Scotland


Year Unemployed

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Getting In

Engineers in this field work for a wide range of manufacturing companies, including engineering, shipbuilding, food and drinks processing, textiles, clothing, electronics and pharmaceuticals.

Predicted Employment in Scotland

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

More Information

The Engineering Council sets and maintains the standards of the engineering profession in the UK. It does so through 35 professional engineering institutions which are Licensed Members of the Engineering Council.

The Tomorrow’s Engineers website has more information on careers in engineering.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Engineering Council
Tel: 020 3206 0500
Website: http://www.engc.org.uk/
Twitter: @EngCouncil

EngineeringUK
Tel: 020 3206 0400
Website: http://www.engineeringuk.com
Twitter: @_EngineeringUK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TomorrowsEngineers

Institution of Engineering and Technology
Tel: 01438 313311
E-mail: postmaster@theiet.org
Website: http://www.theiet.org/
Twitter: @TheIET
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheInstitutionofEngineeringandTechnology

Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Tel: 020 7222 7899
E-mail: enquiries@imeche.org
Website: http://www.imeche.org
Twitter: @IMechE
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/imeche

Science Council
Tel: 020 3434 2020
E-mail: enquiries@sciencecouncil.org
Website: http://www.sciencecouncil.org/
Website (2): http://www.futuremorph.org/
Twitter: @Science_Council
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scicouncil

The Science Council promotes the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of and education in science, technology, mathematics, computing and information technology. It awards the designation of Chartered Scientist (CSci) to those candidates who can meet the high standards required.

Scottish Engineering
Tel: 0141 221 3181
E-mail: consult@ScottishEngineering.org.uk
Website: http://www.scottishengineering.org.uk

This site holds general information on the manufacturing engineering industry in Scotland.

SEMTA (Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance)
Tel: 0845 643 9001
E-mail: customerservices@semta.org.uk
Website: http://www.semta.org.uk/
Twitter: @SemtaSkills
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SemtaSkills?ref=hl

SEMTA is the Sector Skills Council for science, engineering and manufacturing technologies.

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