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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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Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. We are currently looking for a Wareh...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. In the United States and Canada, Sai...
World leader in the habitat and construction market, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes building materials providing innovative solutions to today's challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2010 sales of €40.1 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and has nearly 190,000 employees. Together they offer a range of high performance energy-savi...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Position description Job Goals: Su...
A world leader with unparalleled material expertise in silicone, thermoplastic elastomer, and fluoropolymers. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is the processing expert in molding, extrusion and all-encompassing custom fabrication for medical OEMs. Leading the way through our global resources and technological expertise, we are committed to providing outstanding quality and exceptional value by de...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. If you are looking to be part of an ...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Position description Job Goals: Ma...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Job Goals: Saint-Gobain Performance...
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is a world leader with unparalleled material expertise in silicone, thermoplastic elastomer and fluoropolymers, and is the processing expert in molding, extrusion and all-encompassing custom fabrication for medical OEMs This position operates and maintains injection-molding presses to standard rate and check product being produced to specified Quality Inspection ...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking a Machinist / Millwright for Manual Mill / Bridgeport in Montgomeryville, PA. Earn $12.00 to $15.00 per hour at this full time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Job Description: Fabricate / machine (m...
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is the world's leading producer of engineered, high-performance polymer products, serving virtually every major industry across the globe. The Aerospace team in Ravenna, OH is seeking a Quality Engineer for its manufacturing facility. Job Goals: Responsible for communicating quality standards verbally, in writing, and through training to all levels of organizatio...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Position description Job Goals: Re...
Siter-Neubauer & Associates is currently conducting a search for a Product Manager: Located in Upstate New York where the air is clearer and the costs are cheaper, my client is a leader in the Medical Device Industry in their categories. They have grown through acquisition and organic growth and are seeking quality professionals to continue that growth. We are looking for a Product Marketing Man...
No matter what line of work you’re in, if you want to team with a company that realizes continued success not only depends on superior customer service and products, but also the growth and ambition of its entire workforce, UniFirst Corporation is the company for you. Today we are one of the largest companies in the garment services industry employing over 10,000 people and servicing well over 200...
Where will a UniFirst career take you? As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of uniforms and facility services products, UniFirst Corporation has grown to become one of the largest companies in the garment services industry. With over 11,000 employee Team Partners and more than 220 facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, we're poised to sustain continuous...
Title: Process Technician Location: Fountain Inn, South Carolina Salary: $20.00 - $23.00 per hour/DOE How to Apply: Submit your resume in Word format to Angie Craven at ***** Angie Craven is a Plastics Recruiter with MRI Person County and recruits for the top plastics manufacturing companies in the USA. KEY WORDS: Plastic, Plastics, Injection, Injection Molding, Manufacturing, Pr...
SUMMARY (basic purpose of the job): This entry-level position completes all aspects of processing coin, ie. roll cracking, coin wrapping, coin sorting, coin verifying, and specialty processing. This position is held to a daily production quota standard. Must be at least 18 years of age to perform this job. This is a full time position that is eligible for benefits after 90 days to include medical...
SUMMARY (basic purpose of the job): This entry-level position completes all aspects of processing coin, ie. roll cracking, coin wrapping, coin sorting, coin verifying, and specialty processing. This position is held to a daily production quota standard. Must be at least 18 years of age to perform this job. This is a part-time position that is not eligible for benefits at this time. The pay rate f...
Position Summary: Responsibility for leading operation of one or more plant value streams. Implements under the direction of the Value Stream Manager the Parker Lean system and Win Strategy to ensure a safe work environment, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, develop a qualified workforce, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvement...
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...

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