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Is manufacturing engineering a hands on job or you actually are involved in the development of a product?

Like i wanted to be a engineer when i was young and really wanted to pursue it. But i dont want to be sitting down and designing i rather prefer hands on work.

Asked By: da_champ242 - 7/29/2010
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You get to do it all, particularly in smaller companies. Design, debug, install prototypes. But the repetitive (boring) work of cranking out widget after widget is done by (lesser-paid) persons who prefer that type of work over brain work... More
Answered By: Violet W - 7/29/2010
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All the best designers and engineers have usually worked their way up through the stages. Starting with being able to make it. Learning it on paper and doing it are two different things ! Uni degrees ain't worth squat without some practical experience.
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Answered By: Stuart H - 7/30/2010
 
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