Taneka Lawson
Taneka Lawson
Operations Industrial Engineer, United States Postal Service
Buffalo, NY
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  • India asked Taneka Lawson, United States Postal Service

    Added Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:28 AM

    What are some of the challenges of being an engineer? And do you have any hobbies or interests?
    Related to Industrial, Opportunities/Challenges for Women
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  • Sabryn, columbus asked Taneka Lawson, United States Postal Service

    Added Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    Why is industrial engineering a good field to do? What things do you like about it and not like? Why did you choose industrial engineering?
    Related to Engineering Branches, Industrial
    Answers 1
    Taneka Lawson, United States Postal Service
    Answered Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    I wanted to be a Industrial Engineer because I liked making changes.  As a Industrial Engineer in industry you are seen as a change agent.  You will be responsible for maintaining, enhancing, and evaluating systems.  If you enjoy making ...

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  • Scott, Sydney Australia asked Taneka Lawson, United States Postal Service

    Added Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:39 PM

    Hi, I am currently completing an assessment on industrial engineering. My task is to briefly outline in a 2 minute speech what industrial engineering is, the training processes needed, the impact of industrial engineering globaly and "describe and evaluate a real life case study of an industry project that a professional industrial engineer has been involved in". Can you give me any help? The case study part in Australia is proving most difficult. 'Do you know of any case studies in America or ...
    Related to Industrial, Work Environment
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    Taneka Lawson, United States Postal Service
    Answered Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:39 PM

    I am not aware of any case studies within the past 5 years. Industrial Engineering is not Mechanical Engineering. I have seen industries that hire mechanical and industrial engineers as manufacturing engineers. I know that different schools offer new ...

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    Ann Bisantz, University at Buffalo
    Answered Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:39 PM
    At least in the US, engineering schools differentiate between degrees in industrial engineering and mechanical engineering - they are not the same degree. Some people who are manufacturing engineers may have degrees in IE, or in ME, however. The ...Read More
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