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Manufacturing Industry Overview


Even after decades of offshore outsourcing, manufacturing remains a leading US industry and employer. The manufacturing industry comprises companies engaged in turning materials or components into products, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Leading manufacturing employers include General Electric, Toyota, Nestle, Boeing and Hewlett-Packard. As of May 2012, more than 11.9 million US workers held a job in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Job Market


Manufacturing employment in 2010 included more than 1.6 million assemblers and fabricators, reports the BLS, with 88,000 jobs projected to be added by 2020. Industrial production managers held just over 150,000 positions, and these jobs in manufacturing are expected to grow by 9 percent through 2020, slower than the average for all occupations.

The number of US manufacturing jobs declined by millions during the 2007-2009 recession, and although manufacturers are again creating new jobs, the losses have not been entirely recouped. In the 2010s, competitive pressure forces American manufacturers to run leaner all the time. Success for manufacturing production workers, engineers and managers means using technology to continuously increase productivity. More and more, even factory-floor jobs require considerable mathematical skills and problem-solving ability.

Common manufacturing job titles include manufacturing technician; manufacturing engineer; manufacturing test engineer; manufacturing quality engineer; maintenance technician; and manufacturing coordinator, supervisor or manager.

Manufacturing Salaries


Median wages of electrical and electronic equipment assemblers were $29,030 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The middle 50 percent earned between $23,100 and $36,820. Industrial production managers posted median wages of $88,190; the top 10 percent earned nearly $150,000 on average.
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Tool Designer / Project Manager Takata is a multi-billion dollar tier-one supplier of automotive airbags, seat belts, steering wheels, electronics and interior trim. We are currently seeking a Tool Designer with good program management skills for our metal stamping plant in located in San Antonio, Texas. The emphasis of the position will be the implementation of new product platforms, developing n...
Position Description: POM Wonderful is a dynamic, fast-growing company dedicated to creating a global business based on the healthfulness of pomegranates. This vertically integrated organization is the worldwide leader in fresh California pomegranates and various pomegranate-based products, including its 100% pomegranate juices and innovative juice blends that are sold in an iconic double-bubble b...
For immediate response email directly: ***** Growing Pharmaceutical client located in Morris County has an immediate need for a Senior Buyer/Purchasing professional. In this capacity you will be responsible for managing assigned suppliers and commodities to stock inventory to demand requirements while acquiring and maintaining technical understanding of products purchased....
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descripti...
A growing consumer electronics manufacturer has a Category Manager job in its RTP, NC Facility. The Category Manager will support internal partners in the procurement of IT goods and services. Responsibilities include: -Consult with internal customers to determine IT needs and develop strategic sourcing plans to meet objectives. -Reduce supplier-based costs through strategic sourcing and contract/...
Our client is currently seeking an experienced Director of Purchasing in the northern Chicago suburbs. In order to be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor's degree, self-motivated, and knowledgeable about Supply Chain. This is an exciting role with an amazing company offering competitive salary and benefits. The responsibilities of the Director of Purchasing job are: •Manage, train,...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is currently searching for a Director of Procurement job in the greater Princeton NJ area. If you have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in negotiating and administering contracts related to the federal Government and have relevant experience in supply chain, procurement or other relevant businesses this could be the role for you! Additional duties include: •Determinin...
Purchasing Agent Job in Phoenix, AZ A fortune 500 company in the valley is searching for a driven Purchasing Agent to join their team. The person in this role would be responsible for negotiating pricing, investigate pricing trends and ensure timely arrival of materials. If you meet qualifications below- Apply Now! The Purchasing Agent job Duties and Responsibilities include: -Negotiate pricing wi...
Buyer Job Opportunity in the greater Vancouver, WA area Our client is seeking direct hire candidates for a Buyer Job opportunity in the greater Vancouver, WA area. The primary function of this position is negotiating and procuring raw materials but additional duties will include: • Building and establishing solid relationships with international vendors • Conducting competitive bids and soliciting...
Our client is currently seeking an experienced Purchasing Coordinator/Assistant job in the northern Chicago suburbs. In order to be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor's degree, self-motivated, and have some knowledge about Supply Chain. This is an exciting role with an amazing company offering competitive salary and benefits. The responsibilities of the Purchasing Coordinator/Assis...
Purchasing Specialist needed for a non for profit company in the Nassau County area. Full Time Days Purpose of Job: Obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes payment. Job Duties: - Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives. - Forwards avail...
Purchasing Specialist in Gary, IN Our client, a raw material manufacturing company, is looking to fill a Purchasing Specialist position in Gary, IN. This company is a global leader in automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience working closely with plant Purchasing Department, Maintenance Department and Operation...
Purchasing Analyst in Chicago, IL Our client, a raw material manufacturing company, is looking to fill a Purchasing Analyst position in Chicago, IL. This company has a family feel environment and is in a growth mode. The company has doubled its size in the last year and continues to grow. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience with supporting the purchasing process comp...
The Tool & Die Technician will work on tools that require immediate attention. This work is completed within our tool shop. Reporting to the Midnight Shift Supervisor and the Tooling Manager, this is a a position for a motivated person. -Working knowledge of - mill, lathe, surface grinder -Must be able to TIG weld -Accountable for repairing large OEM Molds -Ability to work with minimal supervision...
Position Description: RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION – The Data Analyst III in coordination with the Air Force Media Control Center (MCC) Lead, will be responsible to support the implementation and daily tasking in accordance with the Insider Threat Mitigation directive. All work is associated with the real-time mission environment in Ridley Mission Control Center (RMCC) at Edwards AFB. This position...
Position Description: RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION – The Data Analyst III in coordination with the Air Force Media Control Center (MCC) Lead, will be responsible to support the implementation and daily tasking in accordance with the Insider Threat Mitigation directive. All work is associated with the real-time mission environment in Ridley Mission Control Center (RMCC) at Edwards AFB. This position...
Position Description: RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION – The Data Analyst III in coordination with the Air Force Media Control Center (MCC) Lead, will be responsible to support the implementation and daily tasking in accordance with the Insider Threat Mitigation directive. All work is associated with the real-time mission environment in Ridley Mission Control Center (RMCC) at Edwards AFB. This position...
Position Description: RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION – The Data Analyst III in coordination with the Air Force Media Control Center (MCC) Lead, will be responsible to support the implementation and daily tasking in accordance with the Insider Threat Mitigation directive. All work is associated with the real-time mission environment in Ridley Mission Control Center (RMCC) at Edwards AFB. This position...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descripti...
For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced commercial control systems and home automation systems, innovating technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles and businesses. Position Description: Crestron is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced media, control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Of...
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