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Business Administration and Engineering - Industry at Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule University of Applied Sciences Jena
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Business Administration and Engineering - Industry

Bachelor of Science

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Application for winter semester 15.05. To 30.09.
Application for summer semester 01.12. To 31.03.

As an industrial engineer, you work in all areas of industry, especially in those where the combination and integration of technical and economic knowledge is important. You develop new production processes, plan and optimise plants and organise and reorganise processes and structures in companies. You coordinate, control and manage projects and innovations and ensure the economic efficiency of products, technical or organisational processes or entire companies.

Typical areas of employment can be found, for example, in the following specialist departments:

  • Project management
  • Production planning and control
  • Marketing/technical sales
  • Purchasing
  • Controlling
  • Work preparation
  • Logistics/ Transport/ Traffic

Your career opportunities

Your tasks:

  • Planning, implementation and control of projects
  • Creating a project plan
  • Controlling the progress of the project
  • Active coordination of all project participants to ensure the achievement of project milestones
  • Ongoing cost control
  • Coordination, preparation and moderation of project meetings and preparation of project reports
  • Project completion analysis

Your tasks:

  • Creation and maintenance of master data, parts lists and work plans
  • Planning, scheduling and tracking of production orders
  • Determining standard times and cycle times
  • Carrying out preliminary and final costings
  • Planning of machine assignments
  • Fulfilment of company goals, e.g. through consistent realisation of specified key figures such as throughput times
  • Rough planning and detailed scheduling for internal and external suppliers
  • Creation and monitoring of production orders
  • Project tasks for continuous process optimisation

Your tasks:

  • Global sales of the company's product range
  • Establishing long-term customer relationships
  • Maintaining the existing customer base and acquiring new customers
  • Conducting price and contract negotiations
  • Suggestions for product development or improvement based on customer feedback
  • Systematically analysing and working on market segments
  • Creating and revising marketing concepts/social media concepts
  • Trend monitoring
  • Establishing contact with the target group as well as with the media and journalists
  • Coordination and planning of marketing appointments


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