Manufacturing continues to flourish in Middle Tennessee, and it takes a large, collaborative team of people to make that happen.
Compared to the national rate of five percent, job creation in Tennessee is soaring in manufacturing fields, accounting for $30.2 billion in manufactured goods exported every year and a nine percent overall increase over the last four years.
The Advanced Manufacturing cluster contains four programs of study:
- Machining Technology
- Industrial Maintenance Technology
The manufacturing landscape offers a multitude of career opportunities spanning from floor-level production to professional back-office positions. If you want to make a difference in the products of the world, you can find manufacturing companies spanning across areas such as food production, professional equipment, medical devices, transportation and more in Rutherford County, TN.
The soft and technical skills that will make you attractive to manufacturing recruiters include critical thinking, reliability, attention to detail, computer and graphic literacy, welding, machining, maintenance and fabrication. Our high schools, technical, community, and four-year colleges can prepare you with the skills needed to land a high-demand job in this sector.