Since its inception, the Production Engineering course, which won the 5-Star Course qualification in 2011 and which will be included in the publication Student Guide – Professions – 2012 University Entrance Exams, has educated more than 5,000 graduates with academic excellence and substantial practical knowledge.
Of all the POLI/USP degrees, Production Engineering is among those that students choose most often and, unlike other Polytechnic School courses, it is necessary to select it when registering for the university entrance exams.
Production engineers can work in several areas of a company, such as operations (executing product distribution and control of supplies), planning (strategic, production or financial), finance (financial control, cost control and investment analysis), logistics (production planning and product distribution), and marketing (product planning and markets to be served). They can also work in various sectors of the economy , in the production of automotive vehicles, household appliances, equipment, etc. In sum, in sectors that make some type of product. Another possibility is working for service enterprises such as air carriers, shipping companies, construction firms, quality consulting, hospitals, general consulting firms and courses, and the like, or for government concerns such as the Post Office, Petrobras, the National Energy Agency, the National Petroleum Agency, BNDES, etc. To this, one may add private-sector oil companies, sugar mills, telephone companies, agribusinesses, food industries, banks (operating area), insurance companies and pension funds, and investment banks (in investment analysis).
Segments of the text written by Ricardo Naveiro (UFRJ Professor and Technical Director of – 2004/ 2005 Administration)