The master's programme International Industrial Engineering 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 globally active 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, (international) technical sales, product management, service engineering and management, innovation and technology management, logistics and supply chain management, research centres at higher education institutions and large, globally active enterprises.