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Production and Process Engineers

About this career

£42,583

Median salary

New workers start around £25,095.60. Normal pay is £42,583 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £64,057.84.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Designs, controls and constructs process plants to manufacture products.
  • Undertakes research and develops processes to achieve physical and/or chemical change for oil, pharmaceutical, synthetic, plastic, food and other products.
  • Liaises with materials buying, storing and controlling departments to ensure a steady flow of supplies.
  • Advises management on and ensures effective implementation of new production methods, techniques and equipment.
  • Investigates and eliminates potential hazards and bottlenecks in production.
  • Devises and implements production control methods to monitor operational efficiency.
  • Recommends optimum equipment and layout and prepares drawings and specifications.
  • Studies existing and alternative production methods, regarding work flow, plant layout, types of machinery and cost.

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Reading Comprehension
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Active Learning
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Mathematics
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Active Listening
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Writing
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Critical Thinking
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Speaking
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Learning Strategies
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Monitoring
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Science
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