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An engineering plant should be very productive. As employees might operate in hazardous conditions, they should be able to complete their work to the required standard. Other aspects of an engineering plant, such as Human Resources and the equipment which employees use, should also be very efficient. If a company can be improved in any way, a Plant Engineer will make suitable suggestions so that it happens.

A complex and noisy environment, adjustments about how an engineering plant can be improved might be difficult because managers or senior professionals have no experience of doing so. A Plant Engineer will look at each area in a company so that adjustments are made to its entirety and not a couple of areas. Therefore, the whole of a company can improve and not just some departments such as manufacturing or Human Resources (HR).

Responsibilities & Skills

A Plant Engineer is responsible for auditing the whole of a company. When a Plant Engineer inspects every area of a company, they are able to gain an insight into how it operates. After a Plant Engineer has reviewed a company, recommendations are then made about how a company can improve so that it becomes more efficient.

- Applying excellent writing skills when making notes and creating a report.
- Great communication skills when asking questions to employees.
- Good physical fitness when expecting large plants.

Required Qualifications

  • Certified Plant Engineer (CPE)
  • Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations

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