A Production Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$67,154 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$50,052 - AU$92,810
AU$50K
AU$63K
AU$93K
MEDIAN: AU$63,447
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50%
90%
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Salary AU$50,052 - AU$92,810
Bonus AU$2,000
Total Pay (?
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AU$50,162 - AU$95,007
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Production Engineer

A product engineer is responsible for overseeing the production of a product, typically in an indoor factory setting. They are responsible for ensuring that production demands are met efficiently and cost effectively. They often must decide which materials should be used to construct a product, how to assemble a product to ensure quality, and how to operate a production line with both machinery and manpower. Production engineers must work with company leaders to determine the demand for the product and the budget under which the product must be produced. The product engineer must work with the computer software that operates the factory machinery, as well as factory and production employees to ensure that tasks are being completed efficiently. Often, they are responsible for determining the number of employees needed to produce the product and are usually involved in the hiring process of those employees.

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Production Engineer Tasks

  • Assist in process hazard analysis and drive resulting action items to completion.
  • Perform training to operators on new processes.
  • Modify and update all Safety Information and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.

Production Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Production Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Production Engineer Salaries

▲18%

▲14%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Production Engineer Salaries

National Average
AU$64,000



Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 96%