Next Generation

Manufacturing needs talented professionals! Plenty of careers are available for manufacturing engineers as well as trade professionals such as machinists and toolmakers. One of the challenges manufacturing employers face is that too few young people with aptitudes for science, mathematics and technology are discovering these fields. This page describes efforts to reach the next generation of manufacturing talent, and offers links to resources making the case for manufacturing careers.

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Is Gen Z the Answer to the Skills Gap?

There are signs this generation could be. But it might take effort on your part presenting your shop’s capabilities and career opportunities in different ways.

Manufacturing Matters Video Series
Your Career Can Make a Difference and Your Road to Success

Emerging Leader Jessica Presutto Increases Sales by 12%

Jessica took on the challenge to expand her skills and knowledge to secure a better future for herself and also to assist customers when she quickly transitioned from administrative assistant to sales manager.
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Emerging Leader Justin Neumaier’s Vast Skillset Contributes to Company Growth

The skills Justin learned from earning his social work degree has helped him in his career as a machine shop manager, according to his nominator.