Manufacturing

MANUFACTURING:

Planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.


Cluster Knowledge and Skills

  • Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
  • Employability and Career Development
  • Technical Skills
  • Systems
  • Safety, Health and Environment
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Academic Foundations
  • Communications
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Information Technology Applications



Pathways Sample Career Specialties / Occupations
Production
  • Assembler
  • Automated Manufacturing Technician
  • Bookbinder
  • Calibration Technician
  • Electrical Installer and Repairer
  • Electromechanical Equipment Assembler
  • Extruding and Drawing Machine Setter/Set-Up Operator
  • Extrusion Machine Operator
  • Foundry Worker
  • Grinding, Lapping, and Buffing Machine Operator
  • Hand Packers and Packager
  • Hoist and Winch Operator
  • Instrument Maker
  • Large Printing Press Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Manager, Supervisor
  • Medical Appliance Maker
  • Milling Machine Setter, Set-Up Operator
  • Millwright
  • Tender, Cutter/Brazer, Solderer, Machine Operator
  • Painter
  • Pattern & Model Maker
  • Precision Layout Worker
  • Precision Optical Goods Worker
  • Production Associate
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Solderer and Brazer
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Welder
Manufacturing Production Process Development
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Technician and Technologist
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Engineering and Related Technician and Technologist
  • Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Power Generating and Reactor Plant Operator
  • Precision Inspector, Tester, and Grader
  • Process Improvement Technician
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Supervisor
Maintenance, Installation & Repair
  • Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • Boilermaker
  • Communication System Installer/Repairer
  • Computer Installer/Repairer
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Electrical Equipment Installer/Repairer
  • Facility Electrician
  • Industrial Electronic Installer/Repairer
  • Industrial Facilities Manager
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Industrial Maintenance Electrician
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Instrument Calibration and Repairer
  • Instrument Control Technician
  • Job/Fixture Designer
  • Laser Systems Technician
  • Maintenance Repairer
  • Major Appliance Repairer
  • Meter Installer/Repairer
  • Millwright
  • Plumber, Pipefitter and Steamfitter
  • Security System Installer/Repairer
Quality Assurance
  • Calibration Technician
  • Inspector
  • Lab Technician
  • Process Control Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Quality Engineer
  • SPC Coordinator
Logistics & Inventory Control
  • Communications, Transportation and Utilities Manager
  • Dispatcher
  • Freight, Stock, and Material Mover
  • Industrial Truck and Tractor Operator
  • Logistical Engineer
  • Logistician
  • Material Associate
  • Material Handler
  • Material Mover
  • Process Improvement Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Traffic Manager
  • Traffic, Shipping, and Receiving Clerk
Health, Safety and Environmental Assurance
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Health and Safety Representative
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Safety Engineer
  • Safety Team Leader
  • Safety Technician