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General

The emergence of Industrial Engineering coincides with the end of the 1800s. Industrial Engineering proved its importance in the military field during the World War II and, researchers started to use extensively in the civil field in the following period.

The main task of an Industrial Engineer is to use the limited resources available in the most effective and efficient way for predefined purposes

Industrial Engineering is a leading profession with professionals who design, plan, install and manage integrated production and service systems that realize high performance, reliability, sustainability and cost control. The objectives of this profession are profitability, effectiveness, efficiency, flexibility, sensitivity, high quality, and the continuous improvement of products and services throughout their lifetime.

Industrial Engineering has always been a discipline that integrates different fields. The traditional role of Industrial Engineers is to create systems that transform humanpower, material equipment and financial resources into usable products / services.

What is expected of us today is to use information, technology and computers effectively to operate and control integrated systems.

Scope

To determine and implement the optimum resource composition required for the business, to enable communication between management and other functions of the business, to take part in human resources management, to offer viable alternatives to the decision maker, to carry out planning and control works in various fields of activity.

Working Places

-       Production Systems Design

-       Production Systems Control

-        Administration

-        Total Quality Management

-       Operations research

-       Decision Sciences

-       Artificial Intelligence / Expert Systems

 

Production Systems Design:

1. To design the facility layout for the most efficient use of labor, materials, machinery and equipment;

2. Creating Work Flow and Operation Plans taking into account the features of the product and production facilities,

3. To make business standard times, capacity planning, production planning, cost analysis, efficiency comparisons, wage system planning,

4. To organize in accordance with the sociological, psychological and anthropological characteristics of the employees,

5. Planning the material flow and stockpiling in the workplace

 

Production Systems Control

Preparing production plans by making sales forecasts; Creating Material Requirements Planning and organizing material movements; Creating Capacity Requirement Planning; Production planning; Scheduling; Following the status of the production, To create the Stock Control Methods.

 

Management

To determine the Business Strategy and Goals, to create and follow-up activity plans in order to achieve these strategies and targets, to determine and follow the performance indicators, to make Human Resources planning, to take part in performance evaluations, To make career planning, Market Analysis, To create sales planning, Product Costing, Working on Profitability Analysis, Cost Reduction, Budgeting and Budget Control, Financing Planning, Creating Periodic Activity Reports, Establishing Wage Systems, Training Planning, Activity planning to increase the motivation of the employees are among the fields of work of Industrial Engineers.

 

Total Quality Management

Establishing and developing the Quality Control System for controlling the materials, raw materials and semi-finished products at the entrance, production process and final control stages,

Benefiting from Statistical Techniques for Quality Control,

To place the Total Quality Management philosophy in institutions,

To establish Quality Circles in order to ensure the contribution of employees to quality improvement, to implement the Reward System,

To establish, maintain and improve the ISO 9000 Quality Management System in order to organize the quality activities of enterprises,

Leading ISO 14001 activities in order to organize environmental activities of enterprises,

Activities such as taking an active role in supplier industry evaluations are also among the areas of interest of industrial engineers.


Operations Research

Determination of production quantities to maximize profit under constraints such as capacity, demand, and cost.

Creating mathematical models and solving them with linear and integer programming.

Capital budgeting, Transportation, Loading problem, Warehouse location selection problem.

Determining the shortest path under transport capacity and cost constraints.

 Distribution problems.

Traveling salesman problem.

Dynamic programming; decision problems.

Decision making under risk and uncertainty.

Game theories.

 

Decision Sciences

Takes part in Investment Planning.

Conducts investment analysis with Engineering Economy techniques.

Takes part in the preparation of feasibility reports.

Performs renewal analysis studies to determine whether the existing equipment works economically.

Uses project management techniques in order to complete the projects on time and with appropriate resources.

 

Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems


Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems are tools that provide accurate, timely and reliable information that an enterprise may need while making decisions. Industrial Engineers design, present and manage such systems that transform the data held by the company into the information required by the manager by questioning the relationship between data and information.

 

Sectors

- Production,

- Health,

- Banking,

- Transportation,

- Logistics,

- Build,

- Electronics,

- Education,

- Food,

- Marketing,

- Insurance.

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