Manufacturing systems engineers work closely with other stakeholders such as designers, plant managers, researchers, engineering consultants, and other non-technical staff. They mostly work in factories. A successful manufacturing systems engineer should have strong technical skills, teamwork skills, communication skills, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, and attention to detail.
A manufacturing systems engineer works 40 hours a week Monday to Friday from 9 to 5. They can work in an office setting, a factory, or in a laboratory. Depending on their area of work, they may work beyond the 40 hours in case they have urgent project deadlines.