Modern manufacturing is radically different to what you might believe.
Dimly-lit factories and over-worked assembly lines are ancient history! Here in America, we build products and machines that require craftsmanship and highly skilled experts: like autonomous vehicles, the rockets that will deliver the first man to Mars, and the complex parts and materials that make those machines possible. Manufacturing today is done by versatile teams in dynamic, high-tech work environments! This isn’t your grandfather’s manufacturing!
Where do you fit in?
Creator? Thinker? Doer? There’s something for everyone in the world of manufacturing! Most roles in a manufacturing company fall into one of the following categories. Find the career style that suits you, and then discover what you might want to Be by browsing matching career paths here.
So what are you waiting for?
There are unlimited opportunities for success in this growing industry sector, at all different levels of education from High School graduate to PhD Scientist.
WHAT MANUFACTURERS LOOK FOR?
Manufacturers want passionate, young women and men who are smart, confident, and motivated to fill their ranks. Technology and process in their plants are rapidly evolving, and they need a new generation of people who can adapt quickly to cutting edge technology, solve technical and logistical problems, and learn new skills on the fly.
If you want to work in an energetic and supportive team, working together to make a difference, then chances are, they’re looking for you!
TYPICAL BENEFITS IN MANUFACTURING
Manufacturing companies take good care of you, and your future family. Specific benefits will vary from company to company, and many have employee programs (like group exercise) above and beyond this list, but here is what you can expect as a benchmark at most companies:
- Full healthcare coverage with dental
- Retirement / pension contributions (401k or similar)
- Short term and long term disability coverage and life insurance
- 1-2 weeks of vacation time plus paid holidays
- Educational advancement programs (reimbursements for tuition and fees)