Mechanical engineering jobs - Page 3 - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > General 4x4 Stuff > The Pub
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

The Pub A friendly forum where everybody is nice, and will answer any questions you have about life. is the premier Great Lakes 4x4 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old August 8th, 2013, 09:39 PM   #41
Senior Member
Jiveturkey3's Avatar
Join Date: 06-22-12
Location: Hillsdale MI
Posts: 4,761
iTrader: (1)
Mentioned: 14 Post(s)

Originally Posted by silveradoboy View Post
No I never made it to the point of doing research. All I am saying is that if I owned my farm and the crops get a disease or a bad drought, I am fucked.
I didn't realize you were talking about being a grower. I thought you were meaning working in the industry using an engineering degree. Most people have no clue how big the industry is or how many and varying opertunities are in the industry.

Not being a dick but if you think having a issue during the production seaso. Means you're fucked, you have no business thinking About being a producer.
Jiveturkey3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old August 9th, 2013, 06:57 AM   #42
feva4u's Avatar
Join Date: 04-01-07
Location: Caledonia, MI
Posts: 10,698
iTrader: (12)
Mentioned: 18 Post(s)

Manufacturing engineers work a lot of hours and peak at lower wages than designers, just the way it is. If you understand how production works, can design things properly keeping manufacturability in mind and can articulate those things clearly during meetings and customer visits, you're pretty much unstoppable Then you get to play with big budgets and work with stuff you'd never own without the companies money High reward still equals high risk though, if someone being paid less can do almost as much as you, expect to be sent packing
My Jeep

Last edited by feva4u; August 9th, 2013 at 07:01 AM.
feva4u is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 9th, 2013, 07:04 AM   #43
The Buck
Senior Member
Join Date: 05-11-06
Location: Grand Haven
Posts: 180
iTrader: (15)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)

I have an ME degree and ended up working in manufacturing because I liked the variety of work. Being a process engineer allows you to work a good portion of your day out on the floor fixing/upgrading/improving machines that make the product. I found this a lot more interesting than doing the design side all the time.
The Buck is offline   Reply With Quote
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > General 4x4 Stuff > The Pub

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:55 PM.

Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Page generated in 0.11156 seconds with 32 queries