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What is Industrial Engineering?
Do you think IE is like this?
Or maybe this…?
Getting dirty?
Machine Design?
Grease and Oil?
The IE’s hands weren’tmade for getting dirty…                          they’re made for signing                           ...
Examples in Industry           Tim Cook
• 47 000 pallets• 24 hrs/day• 400 deliveries/day                       • Where would you pack the sugar?                  ...
Where would you open a Scooters Pizza in order to serve the mostpeople, quickest?   Die Boord? Cloetesville? Town centre? ...
Plain and simple…Industrial Engineers    analyse systems        and make them better.                         [we optimise]
IE’s are also known as…• Business Analysts (Scooters)• Supply Chain Managers (Checkers)• Process Engineers (Manufacturing)
Job Opportunities• Banking   – Queuing, Financial Management• Consumer Goods   – Tiger Brands, Unilever• Production   – JI...
What is SAIIE?
What is SAIIE Maties ?A group of IE students who:  – Encourage the study of IE  – Site visits  – Informative guest speaker...
Talking about ‘Socialising’…Welcome to the bi-annual          ‘Bedryfs Braai’!
Still puzzled?Feel free to ask any questions      & take a pamphlet!We’ll even take you on a tour of the faculty if you’d ...
MatiesContact us!   saiie_maties@sun.ac.zaWWW           blogs.sun.ac.za/saiiematies              Saiie Maties
Saiie Maties  and stand a chance to        WIN !              two bottles of wine from
Study        Industrial Engineering!                     Presented by SAIIE Maties
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What is industrial engineering

  1. 1. What is Industrial Engineering?
  2. 2. Do you think IE is like this?
  3. 3. Or maybe this…?
  4. 4. Getting dirty?
  5. 5. Machine Design?
  6. 6. Grease and Oil?
  7. 7. The IE’s hands weren’tmade for getting dirty… they’re made for signing cheques! Just Kidding
  8. 8. Examples in Industry Tim Cook
  9. 9. • 47 000 pallets• 24 hrs/day• 400 deliveries/day • Where would you pack the sugar? • How many delivery trucks would you need? • What’s the shortest route?
  10. 10. Where would you open a Scooters Pizza in order to serve the mostpeople, quickest? Die Boord? Cloetesville? Town centre? That’s what an Industrial Engineer finds out…
  11. 11. Plain and simple…Industrial Engineers analyse systems and make them better. [we optimise]
  12. 12. IE’s are also known as…• Business Analysts (Scooters)• Supply Chain Managers (Checkers)• Process Engineers (Manufacturing)
  13. 13. Job Opportunities• Banking – Queuing, Financial Management• Consumer Goods – Tiger Brands, Unilever• Production – JIT, Lean• Distribution & Logistics – Checkers, Pharmacies, Mercedes-Benz, Airbus• Financial – Insurance (how many call centre agents required?)• And SO much more!
  14. 14. What is SAIIE?
  15. 15. What is SAIIE Maties ?A group of IE students who: – Encourage the study of IE – Site visits – Informative guest speakers – How to become a professional engineer – Get IE students to network (a.k.a Socialising)
  16. 16. Talking about ‘Socialising’…Welcome to the bi-annual ‘Bedryfs Braai’!
  17. 17. Still puzzled?Feel free to ask any questions & take a pamphlet!We’ll even take you on a tour of the faculty if you’d like…
  18. 18. MatiesContact us! saiie_maties@sun.ac.zaWWW blogs.sun.ac.za/saiiematies Saiie Maties
  19. 19. Saiie Maties and stand a chance to WIN ! two bottles of wine from
  20. 20. Study Industrial Engineering! Presented by SAIIE Maties

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