Advanced manufacturing is the integration of technology-based systems and processes in the productions of products. It entails a rapid transfer of science and technology into manufacturing products and processes. These manufacturing process technologies may include computer technologies such as CAD, rapid prototyping, high precision technologies, advanced robotics, automation, control system and sustainable technologies. These organizations will usually have a research and development department on a site and are dynamic and constantly changing.

Approved Career Pathway Occupations

Accountants and Auditors (SOC Code: 13-2011.00)
Auto Service Technicians (SOC Code: 49-3023.00)
Computer Programmers (SOC Code: 15-1131.00)  
Construction Manager (SOC Code: 11-9021.00)
General and Operations Managers (SOC Code: 11-1021.00)
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (SOC Code: 53-3032.00)
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers (SOC Code: 51-9061.00)
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (SOC Code: 49-9071.00)
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (SOC Code: 43-5071.00)

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