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Career Profiles - Dictionary for Architects and Engineers


Economic Engineer


What is an economic engineer?

The economic engineer has now emerged from the former course of studies "Economics and Technology". Economic engineers are generalists and occupy an important interface between business and technology.


Why do you need an economic engineer?

Economic engineers work in very different sectors. They are employed in construction and real estate management, in energy management or in production and logistics. For example, you will work in the purchasing of construction and production parts in the manufacturing industry or in controlling and management consulting.


What does an economic engineer do?

The economic engineer is responsible for the optimisation of technical operational processes. He must ensure the profitability and productivity of manufacturing companies and designs concepts in order to be one step ahead of the competition. Economic engineers are also involved in optimising marketing strategies.