Find out about the career opportunities in modern manufacturing

The Manufacturers Association of Maine is thrilled to be partnered with Mainebiz once again to promote “Stuff Made in Maine.” This is a continued opportunity to showcase what is really happening in manufacturing today.

Manufacturers Association of Maine is a statewide industry association promoting the growth, expansion and retention of manufacturing in Maine. The association provides programs and business services to meet the needs of our businesses and workers.

Once again, in 2018, the Manufacturing Summit results indicate the majority of companies want access to talent and worker availability a major concern. Additionally, industry cited energy and taxes as areas of policy concerns.

This publication is a significant outreach strategy to engage more young people, educators, parents and the public in the career opportunities in modern manufacturing. Stuff Made in Maine provides the opportunity to build awareness and educate others about what modern manufacturing looks like today. 

“[Modern manufacturing] careers span production and engineering, machining, welding, purchasing, manage­ment, sales, finance, HR, IT/tech support, technical services, distribution, inspection, administration, equipment repair/mechanical and more.”

We are extremely proud to represent manufacturers in sectors such as: bioscience and medical devices, boat building, electronics, food and beverage, metal fabrication and precision manufacturing, plastics, composites, bioplastics, wireless communications, semiconductor, textile and wood products. There are a substantial number of career opportunities in all these areas.

Modern manufacturing consists of manufacturing facilities filled with high tech computer systems, automation, “clean rooms,” engineering and research and development. Careers span production and engineering, machining, welding, purchasing, management, sales, finance, HR, IT/tech support, technical services, distribution, inspection, administration, equipment repair/mechanical and more.

This publication, along with tours and events, introduces students and educators to the world of manufacturing through the eyes of businesses right here in Maine. It highlights many of our young professionals in manufacturing who have found rewarding careers.

Join us on this “journey to the top” as we experience the many opportunities in this vibrant sector and discover your future here in Maine manufacturing.

Lisa G. Martin

Executive Director, Manufacturers Association of Maine
lisa@mainemfg.com