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Careers in
Manufacturing

Would you like to get a job in this industry? Think about these types of careers.

97% of all computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic work in manufacturing.

Most people in these careers work in manufacturing:

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Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators & Tenders
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Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, & Systems Assemblers
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Automotive Engineering Technicians
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Biofuels Production Managers
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Biomass Power Plant Managers
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Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters
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Chemical Engineers
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Chemical Equipment Operators & Tenders
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Chemical Plant & System Operators
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Cleaning, Washing, & Metal Pickling Equipment Operators & Tenders
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Coating, Painting, & Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Coil Winders, Tapers, & Finishers
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Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal & Plastic
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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal & Plastic
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Cooling & Freezing Equipment Operators & Tenders
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Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Cutters & Trimmers, Hand
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Cutting & Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Cutting, Punching, & Press Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Dental Laboratory Technicians
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Drilling & Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers
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Electro-Mechanical Technicians
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Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
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Engine & Other Machine Assemblers
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Etchers & Engravers
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Extruding & Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Extruding & Forming Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Synthetic & Glass Fibers
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Extruding, Forming, Pressing, & Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Fabric & Apparel Patternmakers
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Fabric Menders
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Fiberglass Laminators & Fabricators
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First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers
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Food & Tobacco Roasting, Baking, & Drying Machine Operators & Tenders
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Food Batchmakers
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Food Cooking Machine Operators & Tenders
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Forging Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Foundry Mold & Coremakers
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Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, & Kettle Operators & Tenders
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Furniture Finishers
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Geothermal Production Managers
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Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, & Finishers
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Grinding & Polishing Workers, Hand
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Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, & Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Helpers--Production Workers
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Human Factors Engineers & Ergonomists
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Hydroelectric Production Managers
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Industrial Engineering Technicians
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Industrial Engineers
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Industrial Machinery Mechanics
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Industrial Production Managers
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Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers
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Lathe & Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Layout Workers, Metal & Plastic
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Log Graders & Scalers
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Machine Feeders & Offbearers
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Machinists
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Maintenance Workers, Machinery
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Materials Engineers
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Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers
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Mechanical Drafters
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Mechanical Engineering Technicians
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Medical Appliance Technicians
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Metal-Refining Furnace Operators & Tenders
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Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
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Milling & Planing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Model Makers, Metal & Plastic
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Molding & Casting Workers
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Molding, Coremaking, & Casting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders
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Painting, Coating, & Decorating Workers
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Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Patternmakers, Metal & Plastic
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Patternmakers, Wood
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Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
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Plating & Coating Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Potters, Manufacturing
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Pourers & Casters, Metal
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Prepress Technicians & Workers
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Print Binding & Finishing Workers
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Printing Press Operators
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Quality Control Systems Managers
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Refractory Materials Repairers
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Robotics Technicians
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Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Wood
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Semiconductor Processors
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Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, & Still Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Sewing Machine Operators
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Shoe Machine Operators & Tenders
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Slaughterers & Meat Packers
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Solderers & Brazers
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Stone Cutters & Carvers, Manufacturing
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Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters
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Team Assemblers
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Textile Bleaching & Dyeing Machine Operators & Tenders
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Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Textile Knitting & Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Timing Device Assemblers & Adjusters
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Tire Builders
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Tool & Die Makers
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Tool Grinders, Filers, & Sharpeners
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Welders, Cutters, & Welder Fitters
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Welding, Soldering, & Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
43% of all biomedical engineers work in manufacturing.

Some people in these careers work in manufacturing:

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Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians
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Aerospace Engineers
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Agricultural Engineers
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Agricultural Technicians
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Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
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Architectural & Engineering Managers
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Automotive Engineers
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Avionics Technicians
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Bakers
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Biochemical Engineers
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Biochemists & Biophysicists
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Biofuels Processing Technicians
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Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers
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Biologists
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Biomass Plant Technicians
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Biomedical Engineers
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Boilermakers
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Buyers & Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
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Chemical Technicians
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Chemists
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Clinical Research Coordinators
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Commercial & Industrial Designers
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Computer Hardware Engineers
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Conveyor Operators & Tenders
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Cost Estimators
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Crane & Tower Operators
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Desktop Publishers
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Electrical & Electronics Installers & Repairers, Transportation Equipment
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Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Commercial & Industrial Equipment
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Electrical Drafters
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Electrical Engineering Technicians
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Electrical Engineering Technologists
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Electrical Engineers
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Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
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Electronic Drafters
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Electronic Equipment Installers & Repairers, Motor Vehicles
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Electronics Engineering Technicians
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Electronics Engineering Technologists
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Electronics Engineers
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Energy Engineers
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Fashion Designers
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Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
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First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand
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First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
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Food Science Technicians
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Food Scientists & Technologists
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Fuel Cell Engineers
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Fuel Cell Technicians
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Gem & Diamond Workers
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General & Operations Managers
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Graders & Sorters, Agricultural Products
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Graphic Designers
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Hoist & Winch Operators
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Human Resources Managers
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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
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Industrial Engineering Technologists
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Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
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Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
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Jewelers
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Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand
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Logisticians
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Logistics Analysts
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Logistics Engineers
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Logistics Managers
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Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
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Manufactured Building & Mobile Home Installers
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Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
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Manufacturing Engineers
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Manufacturing Production Technicians
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Marine Architects
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Marine Engineers
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Marketing Managers
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Materials Scientists
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists
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Mechanical Engineers
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Mechatronics Engineers
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Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
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Microbiologists
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Microsystems Engineers
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Millwrights
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Model Makers, Wood
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Nanosystems Engineers
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Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians
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Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists
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Natural Sciences Managers
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Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
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Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
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Occupational Health & Safety Technicians
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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
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Order Clerks
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Orthotists & Prosthetists
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Packers & Packagers, Hand
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Painters, Transportation Equipment
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Petroleum Engineers
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Photonics Engineers
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Photonics Technicians
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Precious Metal Workers
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Procurement Clerks
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Product Safety Engineers
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Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks
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Purchasing Agents
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Purchasing Managers
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Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
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Recycling & Reclamation Workers
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Recycling Coordinators
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Riggers
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Robotics Engineers
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Rock Splitters, Quarry
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Sales Engineers
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Sales Managers
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Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing
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Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products
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Sewers, Hand
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Sheet Metal Workers
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Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks
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Shoe & Leather Workers & Repairers
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Software Developers, Systems Software
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Solar Energy Systems Engineers
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Solar Sales Representatives & Assessors
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Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
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Storage & Distribution Managers
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Tank Car, Truck, & Ship Loaders
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Technical Writers
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Transportation Managers
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Upholsterers
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Validation Engineers
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Water Resource Specialists
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Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, & Samplers, Recordkeeping
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Wind Energy Engineers