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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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SIMCO Electronics originated in the heart of Silicon Valley in 1962 and was built on a foundation of dedication to customer service and commitment to technical superiority. Today, SIMCO Electronics is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with a worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams providing localized support. SIMCO Electronics’ strategic emphasis is to provide enhan...
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Machine operation including loading and unloading of parts according to standard work instructions • Visual and mechanical inspection of parts • Basic job set-up • Trouble-shooting minor equipment issues • Report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, unsafe and unusual conditions • Perform statistical process control (SPC) require...
POSITION SUMMARY Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. Identifies manufacturing needs, identifies and selects suppliers, negotiates contracts, and arranges delivery. Purchases a high volume and variety of parts, equipment, services, and materials. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Identifies and recommen...
Position Summary: A front-line, hands-on supervisory position in a plastic closure manufacturing plant. The plant operates on a continuous (not shutdown) basis. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the day-to-day safety, quality, maintenance and efficiency of an hourly work force. Essential Functions Assume complete responsibility for the shift and its operation Understand and po...
· Recognize, deburr and/or sort defective machine parts with the aide of bench type power and hand tools, simple testing devices and gages. · Package finished parts using established methods with the aid of computerized equipment. · Use of basic math skills and the ability to follow written and/or oral instructions. · Required to handle light weight parts and small boxes weighing up to 5 lbs. ...
Set up, operate and maintain one or more complex machines to department efficiency averages. Read and interpret process prints including math conversions for setting machines. Read and interpret quality information instructions. Produce and inspect finished parts using scales, calipers, micrometers, adjustable, direct reading and fixed gages to check work. Read, interpret and record data on co...
This is the entry level position into mold setup. Must complete all mold setup training programs. This position is a continuous progression to Mold Set Up A in Labor Grade 6. Perform mold set up, operation, adjustments and maintaining complex machines to department efficiency averages. Read and interpret process prints, including math conversions for setting machines. Read and interpret quality...
Job Posting: Production Operator Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2013 revenues of over $11 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 80 manufacturing and R&D facilities in 30 ...
Job Fair for a Growing Company! Immediate Opening for a CNC Machinist/Operator Qualifications: Prior CNC Production Machinist a Plus Understanding of Production CNC Machining Willingness to work as a team player Ability to safely produce quality parts and meet customer's needs This position provides a variety of responsibilities on a daily basis to benefit both personal and professional go...
Position Description: JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES The Mission Operations Controller II provides control, coordination, and direction to personnel operating system assets involved in mission activity. The incumbent performs complex assignments with widely varying duties including the complete cycle of testing parameters as related to primary assignment, determining cause and effect r...
Company: Yoh Production Technician I needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Golden, CO. What You'll Be Doing: - Reads and follows work procedures and schematics or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed - Performs manufacturing/assembly operations and various tasks following procedures, bills of materials, work instructions, and process aid sheets...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfact...
Position Description: * Reads and interprets blueprints to plan setup and operation of all types of machine shop machine tools. * Uses full range of tools (hand, power, welding, machine shop equipment) to perform install, repair, rebuild or overhaul work of manufacturing or service equipment from blueprints, company manufacturing manuals, written or verbal instructions. * Starts up and shuts do...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
WIRELESS CONSTRUCTION MANAGER s•comis currently looking for a Wireless Construction Manager in Kansas City with a large telecommunications client. We are looking for professionals with 3+ years of wireless site modification experience. This is a 12-18 month contract opportunity to start. Job Requirements Responsible for managing all activities related to the design and construction of cellular ...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfact...
Position Description: Morton Salt is currently seeking Mill Operator for our Newark, California facility. The Mill Operator position require the ability to successfully complete the training and demonstrate the proficiency to operate an automatic or manual bagger, drive a forklift, plant laborer positions and operate equipment on a high speed packaging line. Operators must complete necessary shi...
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION CORESTAFF in Tacoma is recruiting for long-term production and warehouse opportunities in the Fife area! If you have good transportation, previous experience, use of hand tools and basic math skills. MUST have at least one year recent experience in production/manufacturing. Day shifts available. Monday - Friday 6:30am 3pm. Ability to lift to 35 pounds on occasion ...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...

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