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Fields of Study: Manufacturing and Processing

by on March 17, 2017 | Career Guide

Do you like working with your hands, using equipment or machines, and using science and technology to transform raw materials into intermediate or final products?

Manufacturing and Processing

What’s It About ?

Manufacturing and processing is the study of the steps, methods, equipment and technology used to transform raw materials into intermediate or final products.

Manufacturing processes can include casting, moulding, treating (such as heat treating or coating), machining, or reshaping the material. The manufacturing process also includes tests and checks for quality assurance during or after the manufacturing, and planning the production process prior to manufacturing. In addition, you’ll need to develop an understanding of manufacturing rate, cost, quality and flexibility.

Possible Occupations

  • Aircraft Systems Assemblers
  • Automotive Specialty Technicians
  • Bakers
  • Biofuels Processing Technicians
  • Biological Technicians
  • Biomass Plant Technicians
  • Chemical Equipment Operators
  • Chemical Plant and System Operators
  • Chemical Technicians
  • Civil Engineering Technicians
  • Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
  • Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
  • Elevator Installers and Repairers
  • Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
  • Environmental Engineering Technicians
  • Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
  • Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
  • Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Industrial Engineering Technicians
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Industrial Production Managers
  • Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
  • Jewelers
  • Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
  • Machinists
  • Maintenance and Repair Engineers
  • Manufacturing / Production Supervisors
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Manufacturing Production Technicians
  • Material Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians
  • Medical Appliance Technicians
  • Model Makers
  • Molders, Shapers, and Casters
  • Multiple Machine Tool Setters and Operators
  • Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
  • Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
  • Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
  • Power Plant Operators
  • Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers
  • Process Engineers
  • Production Engineers
  • Quality Control Engineers and Specialists
  • Robotics Technicians
  • Safety Engineers
  • Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
  • Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
  • Test Engineers
  • Tool and Die Makers
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Courses Offered In This Field
List of Courses In Manufacturing & Processing

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Career Options in Manufacturing and Processing

So You Wanna Be a Food Technologist

So You Wanna Be a Food Technologist

Food technologists are also known as food scientists. They strive to improve the quality of food products in terms of production, content and taste while maintaining stringent food hygiene and safety standards according to industry and government regulations. If you have a special interest in food production and preparation, plus you have strong analytical skills, you are likely suited for the job.

Must-Read Articles on Manufacturing and Processing

How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Manufacturing

How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Manufacturing

If you’ve just graduated or will be graduating soon, you might be wondering how much salary to expect when applying for your first job in Manufacturing. Here is a guide to the average salary of entry level job in Malaysia for Manufacturing according to’s 2017 salary report.

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