Production or Plant Engineers plan, direct and coordinate the design, construction, modification, continued performance and maintenance of equipment and machines in industrial plants, and the management and planning of manufacturing activities.
You need a bachelor degree in engineering majoring in mechanical engineering or a related field to work as a Production or Plant 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.