What do Mechanical Engineers do?
Mechanical engineers can work for consultants, manufacturers, government, and utilities (gas, hydro, telecommunications). Since the University of Manitoba offers an option in Aerospace Engineering, many graduates work in that field, or the closely related automotive manufacturing area. Mechanical engineers have strong employment opportunities, particularly in growth markets in advanced materials and manufacturing.
What do Manufacturing Engineers do?
Manufacturing firms often hire manufacturing engineers in industries such as aerospace, food and beverage, automotive, pharmaceutical and cosmetics, computer, and apparel. In addition, manufacturing engineers also work for management consultants, financial institutions, utilities, and research organizations. Manufacturing engineers are in demand and industry supports such an initiative. It is believed that the students graduating from this program will be very successful in finding employment in regional, national, and international manufacturing companies.