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1 ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREERS Marlene Mixa Outreach Coordinator CBJT Grant Project

2 Choosing a Career Path What do I love to do? How can I get paid for it? Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

3 My Story What do I want to do? What’s important in a job? Where do I want to live? Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

4 Knowledge Required for Today’s Careers High School Only Technical Training Four-Year Degree 190065%15%20% Today10%70%20% Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

5 Manufacturing Has Changed US Manufacturing has gone high-tech. Jobs are creative, challenging, and high pay. Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

6 US Manufacturing… 1/6 of GDP (21% WI Gross Product-2004) World’s 8th Largest Economy ($1.5 trillion) – Larger than the economies of: France China Canada & Mexico combined – Employs 14.3 million people 507,000 in WI Marlene Mixa October 20, 2009

7 US Manufacturing… Responsible for 60% of all exports. Invents the Future – Responsible for two thirds of all R&D. Marlene Mixa October 20, 2009

8 US Manufacturing… On the cutting edge of technology, speed and change. – Manufacturing productivity gains have been double that of other economic sectors. Provides Rewarding Employment – Pays 25 percent more than the national average – the highest in the private sector. Marlene Mixa October 20, 2009

9 The Bigger Picture: – “Forget terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, the next global war will be fought over human talent – and America’s already losing” David Heenan, Author of Flight Capital Marlene Mixa October 20, 2009

10 Gold Collar Careers Gold Collar Careers: – High Tech Manufacturing pushing the limits of technology. – Bright individuals who understand and embrace the latest machine, electronic, computer, and other technologies. – Creative thinkers with applied/hands-on abilities to solve problems and get things done. – High demand, high potential, rewarding careers. Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

11 Gold Collar Careers More Hands OnMore Theory Precision CraftsTechniciansEngineers Machinists CNC Laser Operator Medical Device Machinist Precision Welders CNC Programmers Mechanical Designers Maintenance Technicians Engineering Technicians Network Specialists Electronic Technicians Robotics/Automation Technicians Mechanical Engineers Manufacturing Engineers Electrical Engineers Quality Engineers Bio Medical Engineer Chemical Engineer Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009


13 Other Support Careers in Manufacturing Sales People Accountants Business Analysts Quality Control Managers Laboratory Testers Customer Service Representatives Computer Programmers Supervisors Receptionists Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

14 Web Sites for Advanced Manufacturing – Dream Career Quiz – Maker Maniac Game – Career Pathways – FREE Ear Buds! – Minnesota Schools for Manufacturing Careers – Wisconsin Schools for Manufacturing Careers Marlene MixaOctober 20, 2009

15 THANK YOU! Marlene Mixa CBJT Grant Project Outreach Coordinator

16 THANK YOU! This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 800-521-7463 and TTY 320-629-1030. Pine Technical College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. “This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded under the President’s Community-Based Job Training Grants as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This solution is copyrighted by the institution that created it. Internal use by an organization and/or personal use by an individual for non-commercial purposes is permissible. All other uses require the prior authorization of the copyright owner.”

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