The bachelor's programme Industrial Engineering – Mechanical Engineering Branch offers great career entry and future promotion prospects. The latest graduate statistics show that there is a great demand for industrial engineers, especially in the Rhine-Ruhr area with its large number of manufacturing companies. These companies need generalists to optimise their processes from both the technical as well as the economic perspective. Also engineering services and consulting firms are interested in industrial engineers. They need these engineers particularly for strategic management relating to assessment and implementation of innovative technological developments.
Possible professional fields for graduates are diverse, but especially the following fields bear employment options for industrial engineers:
- Production management and optimisation
- Technical sales
- Product management
- Service engineering and management
- Plant engineering
- Logistics, supply chain management