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Manufacturing covers many areas including automobiles, toys, and clothing to name a few. Technology also plays a large role in manufacturing as computers are utilized to help with the production of large quantities of goods.


As a woman in manufacturing your career options could include being:

  • A computer-controlled machine tool operator

  • Manufacturing engineers

  • Manufacturing production technicians

  • Electrical engineers

  • Industrial engineers

  • Industrial production managers

  • Aerospace engineers

  • Robotic engineers

  • Mechanical engineers


According to a recent report, only 29% of the manufacturing workforce are women. Learn more about the growth of the electro-mechanical technician field within the manufacturing industry by reading our fact sheet.