The Fourth Industrial Revolution is replacing the inefficiencies of traditional businesses with disruptive technologies like IoT, cloud computing and big data. The digital wave has its impact on every sector of the economy and promises to revolutionise manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, and retail. Key to the creation of new business models and achieving digital transformation will be new digital talent. Operating in this new future of smart, integrated, data driven factories will require a whole new skill set within the workforce, and also forecasting future jobs, knowledge and skills in manufacturing. How the use of simulation technologies can help train engineers? What education strategies are in there and what we can expect in the future?