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Engineering Design, Development and Control: Career Map

Technical occupations: skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering, that typically require qualifications at levels 2/3.

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Engineering Design, Development and Control

Cluster: Design and Development Technician
Design and develop parts of product and/or process technologies.

  • Engineering Design & Draughtsperson
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Piping
  • Structural
  • Fitted Furniture Design Technician
  • Marine Engineer
  • New Furniture Product Developer
  • Process Development Technician

Cluster: Quality Improvement and Project Control Technician
Maintain and improve product and process integrity and quality, production and process efficiency, and the overall health and safety of the working environment.

  • Engineering Technician
  • Aerospace & Aviation Technician
  • Maritime Defence Technician
  • Sector Wide Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Non‐Destructive Testing (NDT) Operator
  • Non‐Destructive Testing Engineering Technician
  • Nuclear Health Physics Monitor
  • Project Controls Technician

Higher Technical occupations: require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. They typically require qualifications at levels 4/5.

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Engineering Design, Development and Control

Cluster: Design and Development Technical Manager
Design and develop whole product and/or process technologies using a specific discipline or technology or application expertise.

  • Applications Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician (4) Product Development Manager
  • Senior CAD Engineer
  • Technical Coordinator
  • Technical Dyer & Colourist (4)

Cluster: Quality Improvement and Project Control Manager
Maintain and improve the integrity and quality of complex products and processes, improve whole production and process technologies, and the overall health and safety of the working environment.

  • Electrical Power Networks Engineer
  • Asset Management Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical Project Engineer
  • Operational Delivery Engineer
  • Planning Engineer Quality Manager
  • Safety Engineer
  • Supplier Assurance Manager

Professional occupations: occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as those occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists.

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Engineering Design, Development and Control

Cluster: Design and Development Engineer
Design and develop a range of products and/or process technologies using discipline and applications specific expertise.

  • Aerospace Engineer (degree)
  • Aerospace Software Development Engineer (degree)
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Electronic Systems Principal Engineer
  • Embedded Electronic Design & Development Engineer (degree)
  • Light Water Reactor Scientist & Engineer
  • Materials Science Technologist
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Medical Device/Medical Engineer Postgraduate Engineer
  • Power & Propulsion Engineer
  • Power Engineer (degree)
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Power Transmission & Distribution
  • Product Design & Development Engineer (degree)
  • Simulation & Modelling Engineer
  • Systems Engineer (Masters)
  • Tool Process Design Engineer

Cluster: Quality Improvement, Health & Safety Professional
Direct and manage overall product and process integrity and quality, and the health and safety of a whole workplace.

  • Compliance Director
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Marine Surveyor (degree)
  • Non‐Destructive Testing Engineer (degree)
  • Risk & Safety Management Professional (degree)
  • Through Life Engineering Services Specialist