Industrial and manufacturing engineers conduct studies, and develop and supervise programs to achieve the best use of equipment, human resources, technology, materials and procedures to enhance efficiency and productivity. Industrial and manufacturing engineers are employed in consulting firms, manufacturing and processing companies, in government, financial, health care and other institutions, or they may be self-employed. (National Occupational Classification)

Occupational profile

Education

The University of Manitoba does offer a specialized undergraduate degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.  Please view the links below to learn about educational programs in Canada.  If you are a U of M student who would like help selecting a degree path that suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant.

Exploring Other Education Options

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers

Labour market information

Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts. 

Resources

Professional Associations
Professional associations organize events and directories, job postings, career and labour market information. Student membership opportunities are also available. This is a great way to learn and network. 

Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
These resources provide industry news, labour market information and a list of potential employers. Remember, there are usually multiple industries worth exploring. 

Job Boards
Search occupations of interest in the industry-specific job boards below to learn about skill requirements, employers, job duties and available jobs. You may also wish to search more general online job boards.