Food ยป Food Production

Mechanical Engineer

Description

Mechanical engineers identify problems within agricultural production, and with a special focus on machinery, help to design, manufacture and manage mechanical and mechatronic control systems that can help to optimise a farm’s processes.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
Compulsory
Bachelor of Science (Engineering Science) and Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical)
Compulsory
PhD
Recommended
Graduate Engineer
Engineer
Senior Engineer
Principal Engineer
Chief Technical Officer

Activities

  • Designing, constructing, evaluating and optimising machinery, mechanical or mechatronic processes for food production plants
  • Involvement in projects from the conceptual and detailed design phases, through to construction, commissioning and startup

Locations

  • Food processing plants such as flour mills, breweries, and food manufacturing plants
  • Country and City
Education opportunities
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