Softskills that Industrial Engineer Need to Maximise Career Success

Softskills that Industrial Engineer Need to Maximise Career Success

In any career, success depends on a combination of both hard and soft skills. Too often, engineers focus only on their technical skills and abilities, largely ignoring soft skills. Hard, or technical skills, are important for many reasons.

It’s clear that soft skills aren’t just about making yourself and the people around you feel good. Being able to apply them can make a difference in creating an effective product and a positive user experience.

Let’s take a look at these soft-skills that you need to have in order to maximise career success:

  1. Attention to Detail

Attention to detail is your ability to efficiently allocate your cognitive resources to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks. As an Industrial Engineer relies on precision and meticulous attention to detail, you need to be able to maintain focus, and have excellent organizational skills in order to manage every project down to the smallest bit of minutiae.

  1. Creativity

Industrial Engineer involves the designing and creation of smart machines that can be applied in almost all industries. Inventing something like that requires a lot of creativity. By developing this valuable soft skill, you’ll be able to, for example, develop innovative products or project solutions. Creativity can also help you solve a problem or successfully deal with an unexpected situation.

  1. Good Communication Skills

Engineers need to be able to communicate their work and their findings to disparate audiences, including those who don’t have the same knowledge and background. In other words, they need to be able to translate complex technical concepts into plain English so that others can understand.

  1. Teamwork

Individuals can’t complete large engineering projects alone, however. Instead, they require teams and, by extension, teamwork. It takes a team of engineers and professionals from other fields such as project managers, drafter, and administrative staff working together to complete a project. It would be difficult to successfully complete a project without working as a team.

Again, in many cases, your scientific and technical knowledge and experience will be the factors that most influence your career. If you are intersted more to be a successful Industrial Engineer, you can start with Swiss German University.

In Industrial Engineering study program at SGU, we provide a curriculum with international standards that not only focus on building hard skills, but also soft skills. We prepare you to be ready to work and compete globally, and ready to adapt to technological developments and industry 4.0 which involve the use of sophisticated tools. This is possible because all SGU Industrial Engineering students will take several classes in Germany with our partner university, Fachhochschule Südwestfalen. Here, they will get additional education in a country that is always at the forefront of technological developments

One of the obligations that SGU Industrial Engineering students must do is an internship in Germany. Germany has indeed been known as one of the countries with the best economy, has become the world’s technological standard, and is known as the country most synonymous with innovation, technology and high quality. Here, SGU students get the first hand opportunity to work directly with the best world-class human resources with a superior work ethic. Working directly with these people in Germany means enabling SGU students to see and use first-hand the best work systems with the latest technology, and adapt to their work ethic and professionalism.

This internship opportunity in Germany is one of the right steps in preparing every SGU Industrial Engineering graduate to become a confident workforce and ready to compete globally. This can certainly enable you to become industrial engineers needed by various multinational and world-class companies.

SGU Industrial Engineering offers 3 curricula:

  • Single Degree
  • Double Degree at Fachhochschule Südwestfalen at Germany
  • Double Degree at EAH Jenna at Germany

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About SGU

SWISS GERMAN UNIVERSITY (SGU) is an international university in Indonesia, was established in 2000 as a joint effort between Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. We are the pioneer in offering international curricula in Indonesia. Qualified students can graduate with a Double Degree from Indonesia and Germany, which SGU provides in cooperation with partner universities; surely a valuable tool for your future careers. Ever since its establishment, SGU has been dedicated to delivering quality education in line with international standards and aims to develop skilled professionals who meet the demands of the industry. In order to achieve its objectives, SGU offers quality-oriented learning through 12 Bachelor’s Degree Programs and 4 Master’s Degree Programs ranging from Engineering, Information Technology, and Business to Life Sciences and Social Sciences. Furthermore, with small class sizes, and with English as the medium of instruction, you can look forward to pursuing your tertiary education and degree with full confidence.

Curriculum Single Degree

Curriculum Double Degree at Fachhochschule Südwestfalen at Germany
Curriculum Double Degree at EAH Jenna at Germany