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Methods engineer

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Methods engineers: indispensable in the chemical industry

Methods engineers are experts for all conversion processes in chemistry, physics and biology. In companies, especially in the chemical industry, methods engineers are needed whenever appropriate processes are required for the manufacturing of products.

Which opportunities do methods engineers have on the labour market?

As for most other engineering professions, the career prospects for methods engineers are excellent. Especially in the chemical industry as well as in refineries, there is a high demand for methods engineers. A great variety of employment opportunities can be found in the private sector or the industrial area, but also in the public sector or in research.

What are the tasks and responsibilities of methods engineers?

Methods engineers are responsible for converting various starting materials into something new by using specific processes, thereby making an important contribution to their company's product development process. Material conversion processes constitute thus the main task of methods engineers. Methods engineers have a broad range of tasks, including the extraction of metals from ores or the generation of energy from renewable resources, where methods engineers use raw materials, auxiliary materials and operating materials and apply various processes for the conversion.

  • Conversion of materials
  • Development of new products
  • Monitoring of processes
  • Process optimisation
  • Further development of procedures
  • Development and design of processing plants
  • Development of control systems

Which hard skills and soft skills should methods engineers have?

As methods engineers work in teams and are in regular contact with other departments in the company, their soft skills are as important as their hard skills. Depending on the industry, the following hard skills are required:

  • Engineering skills
  • Knowledge of chemistry
  • Knowledge of physics
  • Knowledge of biology
  • Mathematical understanding
  • Team spirit
  • A strong sense of responsibility

What is the average salary of methods engineers?

The salaries of methods engineers are usually good, amounting to between EUR 36,000 and EUR 54,000 per year. As head of process engineering, they may earn about EUR 80,000 per year. The salaries for methods engineers strongly depend on the region: in cities such as Stuttgart, Munich or Frankfurt/Main, they are higher than in Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig, for instance.

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