A manufacturing technician/worker is responsible for the installation, adjustment, repair and usage of manufacturing technology. Job responsibilities of a manufacturing technician/worker include installing new equipment, testing the new equipment to ensure performance, repairing equipment and machinery when needed, adjusting the equipment and machinery to meet the manufacturers' specifications, working on the line, preparing and assembling products, ensuring product quality and keeping maintenance records.
A high school diploma is typically required to be a manufacturing technician/worker. Helpful job skills include good communication skills, being self-motivated, ability to work individually and in a team, technical and mechanical knowledge, knowledge of the industry, attention to detail, and good problem-solving skills. The future job outlook for a manufacturing technician/worker is strong.