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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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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...
Description The Raymond Lumber mill, located in Raymond, WA, is seeking a Process Control/Optimization Analyst. The Raymond facility, part of Weyerhaeuser’s Western Lumber mill set, consists of log yard, sawmill, dry kilns, planer and shipping operations. The mill currently manufactures kiln dried Hemlock and Doug Fir lumber products in support of the business’s strategic plan. The Process Cont...
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...
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...
Print Production Specialistneeded for acontractopportunity with Yoh's client located inBridgewater, New Jersey. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Print production experience - Marketing materials experience What You'll Be Doing: - Responsible for managing marketing materials from development (agency/marketing concept) through the review process, production and dissemination. ...
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...
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...
Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Must be willing to work Friday through Sunday, from 5 AM to 5:30...
Lead the company technical training modules for newly hired technicians. Ensure current technical associates are trained on progressive targeted technical training modules. Monitor production and quality indicators by line and shift, and work with the Production Manager to identify associates in need of repeat technical training. Conduct repeat training as required. Work with technical associat...
Responsible for the hands-on operation of automated injection/blow molding equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve optimal results. Operates production equipment to achieve optimal results. Performs mechanical troubleshooting. Makes adjustments and repairs on machinery in the assigned designated work area as authorized by cell leader under site guidelines of centerlining. Monitors ...
This position is located in our MN, Eagan facility The Training Instructional Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and directing the activities of Contractor personnel providing support within a particular instructional area. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Supervising employees engaged in the development, testing and delivery of training programs and related materials in...
Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of basic administrative and ana...
Description DISH is an innovative industry leader distinguished by its pioneering spirit. Since our establishment in 1980, we've been the ideal workplace for people with adventurous spirit and creativity, who are smart risk takers and aggressive winners - all those for whom the status quo just isn't enough. Our Fortune 200 Company continues to define the curve in television entertainment. We are ...
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Description DISH Network has an employment opportunity for individuals with energy, intellect, and the need to achieve as an Administrative Assistant. Requirements High School diploma or equivalent 1 year of experience Previous administrative experience a plus. Excellent PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet. Previous Oracle data base knowledge a plus. Good ...
Tailor Men's Wearhouse in Spokane, WA Men's Wearhouse is seeking motivated customer friendly tailors that have a passion for providing world class service to our customers. Men's Wearhouse is not only one of the largest specialty retailers in North America, it’s also a great place to work. Our management values put employees first leading us to be named repeatedly to the Fortune 100 Best Companie...
Tailor Men's Wearhouse in Irvine, CA Men's Wearhouse is seeking motivated customer friendly tailors that have a passion for providing world class service to our customers. Men's Wearhouse is not only one of the largest specialty retailers in North America, it’s also a great place to work. Our management values put employees first leading us to be named repeatedly to the Fortune 100 Best Companies...
Immediate openings for pickers/packers and forklift operators in the Romeoville IL area. Starting pay rate is $10-$12 per hour. Immediate openings on all shifts. We offer health benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, referral bonuses, and attendance incentives. Please contact our office directly for further details, 630-634-7021 Visit us online at www.surgestaffing.com...
Zoo Printing is one of the largest trade printing companies in the United States and we continue to grow every year. We pride ourselves on promoting from within, so there's tons of opportunity to grow with us. If you are passionate, hard working and enjoy a fast moving work environment, apply today at: www.zooprinting.com/careers Job Description: The Press Feeder requires 3-5 years press feeder...
Recruiter to contact: Sherry Jordan Job Title: Warehouse Manager Job Number: 14232 Location: Spartanburg, SC Compensation: DOE Assignment Length: Contract- Description: Primary duties responsible for warehouse & yard, line supply and storage with floor supervisors reporting to him. Manage people and equipment resources to ensure an efficient and timely delivery and shipping system. Manage...

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