Manufacturing covers a wide range of industries, but the main categories are durable and nondurable goods. It employs workers with an equally wide range of skill levels, education, and interests. One of the most important part of the manufacturing workforce is engineering and their work focuses on research, development, analysis, planning surveying, application, facility evaluation etc.
Typically those in manufacturing have a Bachelor of Science, often in engineering. Further education includes master’s and doctoral levels where students can specialize in computer integrated manufacturing, quality engineering and integrated product engineering. For more information visit the Education Portal.