Industrial roles are essential to our economy and have remained in high-demand across the US. If you are looking to join a growing and thriving industry, you may want to set your sights on a manufacturing career path.

Now is the time to make a career switch. There are hundreds of open manufacturing roles to choose from, and many of them are entry-level. 

Manufacturing has evolved over the years, and when you dive into this field, you’ll find that there are many pathways of growth. Explore these entry-level manufacturing roles, you’ll want to look out for them this year:

  • Production Associate 
  • Machine Operator
  • Warehouse Associate 
  • Material Handler
  • Assembler

Many of the above roles don’t require a college degree or previous experience, so you can begin your new journey right away. However, you will most likely be required to complete some on-the-job and hands-on training to become familiar with the day-to-day duties and environment.

These roles will allow you to get started in the industry and gain valuable experience under your belt. From there, you can easily grow within the company or take your experience elsewhere – to more complex or advanced positions. 

At ETS, our recruiters are here to guide you through the job search process, providing local insights, confidential advice and career guidance. No matter where you are in your journey, we will help you find the right fit. Search over hundreds of open manufacturing jobs now, or live chat the team to get started! 

If you’re skeptical of manufacturing and all that it entails, we have a solution for you. Ready4Real powered by ETS has launched an exciting skills training program, called Ready2Create. This 8 FREE week program will provide hands-on training to jump start a career in manufacturing – focusing on the industry’s most in-demand technical and work-readiness skills. Our next session will be held this winter, visit to learn more!