Manufacturing Engineering

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Biomedical Engineer*
  • CAD/CAM
  • Consultant
  • Engineering Management*
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechanic/Materials
  • Mechanical Design
  • Optics/Lasers*
  • Process Design Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Production Management*
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Assurance
  • Research & Development
  • Robotics/Automation*
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Teacher/Professor*
  • Thermal Sciences
  • Tool Design Engineer

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Consulting Firms
  • Government
  • Industry/Manufacturing Companies
  • Private Business and Industry
  • Private Engineering Firms
  • Research Laboratories
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Transportation Equipment Companies
  • Universities and Colleges

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Chermotch Tech
  • Design Ready Controls
  • Emerson Process Management
  • GCI Manufacturing
  • Graco
  • Innovent Air Handling
  • Kelly Services
  • LORAM
  • MTS Systems Corp
  • New Flyer USA
  • Polar Tank
  • RMS
  • Tech-Pro Inc.
  • Xccent, Inc.

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$47,000-$54,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Analytical mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Creative
  • Critical thinking
  • Hands on
  • Investigative
  • Logical
  • Problem solving
  • Quantitative skills
  • Research skills
  • Solution oriented
  • Team work
  • Technical skills