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Explore Manufacturing Careers
iExplore is here to help you learn more about some of the most in-demand jobs in manufacturing in south-central Pennsylvania and Maryland. If you love working with your hands or with a computer, a career in manufacturing can help you make it BIG! The best place to start when considering a manufacturing career is to understand the types of jobs that are available. iExplore is focusing on 10 of the most in-demand manufacturing jobs in the greater south-central PA region.
Industrial Machine Operator
If you like working with power tools and have mechanical skills, you can make it as an industrial machine operator!Learn More
Do you like to take things apart and put them back together?Learn More
If you’re totally at home in front of a computer screen and enjoy learning new software programs, you could make it as a CAD operator.Learn More
Quality Assurance Technician
If you have an eye for details and pursue perfection, you could make it… as a quality assurance technician.Learn More
Mechanical or Electrical Engineer
There’s a growing need for qualified engineers in Pennsylvania’s manufacturing community.Learn More
There’s a demand for employees who like to work with machinery of all kinds.Learn More
The CNC stands for computer numerically controlled, and CNC machines are everywhere in today’s manufacturing plants, factories and machine shop.Learn More
A CNC machinist is responsible for making sure that the control units keep working properly time after time.Learn More
Weld Engineer & Inspector
The manufacturers in Central PA are hungry for qualified welders, welding inspectors and welding engineers.Learn More
Environmental engineers are responsible for overseeing their employers’ impact on both the environment and human safety.Learn More
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Another important aspect is understanding the education requirements for the job you’re interested in. Some manufacturing jobs require only a high school diploma or GED with on-the-job training – while other jobs would need a 2- or 4-year college degree or possibly additional post-graduate education.
For an accurate picture of education requirements for a variety of manufacturing jobs download this document.
Federal student loans for college or career school are an investment in your future. Learn More
Many south-central PA manufacturing jobs can be quite lucrative over a lifetime. Interested in learning how you might make a million? Let us show you some math by downloading this PowerPoint presentation.