Process Engineer

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Process engineers are critical thinkers and problem solvers – applying scientific principles and mathematics to improve processes that develop the products we enjoy every day. Whether turning milk into cheese or oil into gasoline, these professionals specialize in maximizing the efficiency of transforming raw materials into final products. These innovations keep overhead as low as possible for production companies and prices down for consumers.

Also known as: Manufacturing Process Engineer, Mechanical Process Engineer, Chemical Process Engineer, Process Improvement Engineer
Equipment Selection
Operation Monitoring
Operations Analysis
Quality Control Analysis
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Technology Design
Test industrial processes and equipment
Collect and analyze data to measure efficiency and determine areas for improvement
Use and develop process simulation software
Monitor and modify equipment
Ensure and document regulatory compliance
Present findings and recommendations

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