Industrial Engineers investigate and review the utilisation of personnel, facilities, equipment and materials, current operational processes and established practices, to recommend improvement in the efficiency of operations in a variety of commercial, industrial and production environments.
You need a bachelor degree in engineering majoring in mechanical engineering or a related field to work as an Industrial Engineer. Postgraduate studies may also be useful.
Registration may be required in some states and territories. In addition, Engineers Australia has a non-compulsory National Engineering Register.