About The Industry
Do you like to design and make things? Are you comfortable working with machines? This industry includes careers in planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediator final products and related professional and technical support activities, such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing/process engineering. Careers in the manufacturing industry involve making products, such as food, cars, and household goods. Most occupations in this industry typically require a high school diploma or equivalent, although specific designations range from less than a high school diploma and short-term on-the-job training for occupations such as production worker helpers to an associate’s degree and long-term on-the-job training for camera and photographic equipment repairers.