Production

Career Overview

Career Overview

$32k-$100k+
salary range in 2018
2+
million jobs nationwide in 2018
$100,000+
production manager salary
List item iconRead schematics and blueprints.
List item iconPut products together using sophisticated production robots.
List item iconBecome a quality control specialist ensuring everything is up to standard.
List item iconCreate plans to meet customer demand for popular products.
List item iconLearn the ins and outs of how a factory works.
List item iconWork in the automotive industry, defense, retail, and many other areas.

What It Takes

Indiana has a cutting-edge manufacturing sector where veterans can find competitive pay in entry level positions and beyond. These careers are in high demand throughout the state and are often an excellent fit for veterans who enjoy working toward a shared objective with a well-coordinated team. 

Good Fitness

Many of these careers keep people on their feet and moving around.

Technical Accuracy

Being detail oriented—and able to follow strict procedures—is critical for success in manufacturing production.

Hand-Eye Coordination

When using heavy machinery, you can’t afford to make mistakes. 

Willingness to Learn

These careers offer opportunities to grow and to learn from those with experience. 

A Love of Technology

This is a career where you’re using machines, robots, and automation.

Career Progression

Career Progression

Step 1
Start with on-the-job training
Step 2
Work toward certification
Step 3
Begin training others
Step 4
Move into management

Key Companies

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Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for commercial-duty vehicles.
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Logo for Operations is at the heart of Amazon and CWS’s business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day.
Operations is at the heart of Amazon and CWS’s business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day.
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Logo for Helping people find balance and feel good, one drink at a time.
Helping people find balance and feel good, one drink at a time.
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Logo for Creating Medicines That Make Life Better
Creating Medicines That Make Life Better
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Global leader in automotive technology
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Logo for With employment of over 2,400 associates and capital investment exceeding $900 million, HMIN manufactures automobiles primarily for the U.S. market, and for export to markets outside of North America.
With employment of over 2,400 associates and capital investment exceeding $900 million, HMIN manufactures automobiles primarily for the U.S. market, and for export to markets outside of North America.
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Logo for Home to the Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid midsize SUVs, the Sienna minivan and the Sequoia full-size SUV.
Home to the Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid midsize SUVs, the Sienna minivan and the Sequoia full-size SUV.
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Logo for Welch Packaging is a family-owned and operated company that began in 1985.  Our mission is to design and manufacture the Ultimate Corrugated Experience for our customers.
Welch Packaging is a family-owned and operated company that began in 1985. Our mission is to design and manufacture the Ultimate Corrugated Experience for our customers.
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Logo for XPO Logistics is an American contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50,000 customers worldwide, including 69 of the Fortune 100.
XPO Logistics is an American contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50,000 customers worldwide, including 69 of the Fortune 100.
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Assembler
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Packing/Clipping Department Worker
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Sewing Machine Operator
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Manufacturing Support
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Technical Operator
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Medical Assembler
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Maintenance Supervisor
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Granite Fabricator
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Production Worker
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Production Associate
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Stock Clerk
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Production Scheduler
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Production Associate
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Production Associate
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Construction Project Manager – $50K – $1M+ in Project Size
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Construction and Restoration Large Project Estimator
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General Utility
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Production Team Member
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Manufacturing Operator: Pharma
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General Production Worker / Rebar Fabricator
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Lot Attendant/Car Detailer
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Production Associates
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Fabricating Supervisor
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Corrugator Supervisor
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Production Supervisor
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Assembler
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Production Manager
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Press Set Up Operator
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CNC Machine Operator
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1st or 2nd Shift Press Operator
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Entry Level Machine Operator/General Help
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Warehouse + Fulfillment Associate
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Producttion Tech
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Assembly
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PT Maintenance TEch
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Date Entry Clerk
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Product Preparation Specialist
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Production Supervisor Skiving Dept
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CNC Water Jet Operator
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Foam Cutting Craftsman
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Die Press Operator
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Sanitation Supervisor
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Health & Safety Manager
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Continuous Improvement Associate
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Shipping & Receiving Clerk
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Manufacturing
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General Production
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Compounder
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Gashouse Technician
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Production Lead
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Factory Production Worker
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Team Member
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Machine Operator
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Lead Airworthiness Quality Inspector
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Chemical Manufacturing Technician
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Ferrous Sulfate Production
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Food Grade Manufacturing Technician
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Food Grade Packaging Operator
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Senior Assembler
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2nd Shift Drum Line/Blender
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Production Utility Worker
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Machine Operator Production (Full time evenings)
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Production Operator – Indianapolis, IN
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Machine Operator Production – Evenings
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Machine Operator Production (Full-time)
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Blender
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Operations Supervisor – 2nd Shift
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Operations Supervisor – 3rd Shift

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