What is an Advanced Manufacturing Career?

Virtually all products you can think of that make your life easier, better, safer, and longer–from cell phones to ceiling fans, smoke detectors to quit–smoking patches–come from an advanced manufacturing process.


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75 MILLION
in United States
Baby boomers ready to retire
 MANUFACTURING
in United States
contributes more than 60 percent of U.S. exports
 

CONTRIBUTING SPONSOR

Society of Manufacturing Engineers - Education Foundation
Dearborn, MI

The SME Education Foundation is committed to giving the next generation the proficiency they need to be successful in a world of unprecedented technological change and global competition.

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PROFILED CAREER

Precision Machinist

Technology: Product and Process Design, Machining & Metal Processing, Forming and Fabrication, Equipment and Machinery, Automated Manufacturing & Assembly

A precision machinist sets up and operates a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. A person in this career, may also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. (Source from O*NET OnLine Summary Report for: 51-4041.00, website URL http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4041.00).

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