Production Engineering (PROD)
Production engineering is a grouping of manufacturing technology with management science. A production engineer typically has a wide knowledge of engineering practices and is aware of the management challenges related to production. The aim is to achieve the production process in the smoothest, most-judicious and most-economic way.
Production engineering also overlaps substantially with manufacturing engineering and industrial engineering.
The production engineer possesses a wide set of skills, competences and attitudes based on market and scientific knowledge.
Work opportunities are available in public and private sector manufacturing organizations engaged in implementation, development and management of new production processes, information and control systems, and computer controlled inspection, assembly and handling.
Usually production engineers arerequired to consider physical, human and financial resources at high efficiency and low cost, make proper use of math and statistics to model production systems during decision making process and Understand the relation between production systems and the environment.