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Occupation Description:
  Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination. Excludes “Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors” (17-2111).
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  Specialized Occupations:
  * Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists (ONET code: 17-2112.01)
  * Validation Engineers (ONET code: 17-2112.02)
  * Manufacturing Engineers (ONET code: 17-2112.03)
Typical Tasks:
  • Estimate production costs, cost saving methods, and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management review, action, and control.
  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization.
  • Analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and establish quality and reliability objectives of finished product.
  • Confer with clients, vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, product and production specifications, manufacturing capabilities, or project status.
  • Communicate with management and user personnel to develop production and design standards.
  • Evaluate precision and accuracy of production and testing equipment and engineering drawings to formulate corrective action plan.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
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Education & Training:
  Bachelor's degree
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Wage Information:
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $101,216.00 $48.66 $34.66 $38.78 - $56.97
Bridgeport/Stamford $106,987.00 $51.44 $39.75 $39.76 - $60.12
Danbury $101,993.00 $49.03 $34.06 $38.95 - $57.52
Hartford $96,865.00 $46.57 $34.21 $38.86 - $50.62
New Haven $102,739.00 $49.40 $34.44 $38.73 - $60.27
New London/Norwich $117,160.00 $56.33 $38.18 $39.76 - $64.60
Waterbury $87,717.00 $42.18 $30.74 $35.34 - $49.48
Torrington $86,630.00 $41.65 $31.95 $33.03 - $49.33
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Occupation Outlook:
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 6,090 7,460 0.2% 556
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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