Manufacturing Opportunities

Manufacturing Opportunities

Whether it’s cars, light bulbs, or coffee tables, manufacturing means putting things together and solving problems. Check out our employer partners actively recruiting veterans and spouse talent.

Why work in Manufacturing?

Indiana is one of the nation’s leading manufacturing hubs for and is the 2nd largest auto manufacturing state. We’re home to many innovative businesses that are growing fast—and they’re looking for motivated veterans to help fill their open positions. 

Analyze the Situation

Analyze the Situation

Attention to detail can be the difference between success and a breakdown in production.

Use Your Tech Skills

Use Your Tech Skills

Manufacturing professionals work with cutting-edge technology—including robotics and lasers

Follow a Routine

Follow a Routine

Many manufacturing jobs are checklist-oriented and involve working toward a bigger goal. 

Support Your Team

Support Your Team

Every team member is crucial in the manufacturing industry. There are many chances to work toward a common goal as a unit.

Career Pathways in Manufacturing

Production

Create plans to meet customer demand for popular products.
Median Salary:$46,634
Desired Skillsphysically fit, love of technology, technically accurate
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Industrial Maintenance

Diagnose and fix minor mechanical issues before they become major problems.
Median Salary:$51,630
Desired Skillsmechanical skills, desire to learn, manual dexterity
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Operations Leadership

Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, and dispatchers.
Median Salary:$94,730
Desired Skillseye for detail, adaptability, critical thinking
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A Few Industry Facts

538.8
Indiana jobs as of Mar 2022
$21k-$78k
salary range
21,600
new industrial machinery mechanics needed by 2022
List item iconIndustrial engineering and mechanical engineering are among the highest paying occupations in manufacturing.
List item iconMany manufacturing jobs don’t require a college degree, and offer excellent career mobility.
List item iconThis industry sector has dozens of subsectors and hundreds of career paths.
List item iconNearly 10% of all manufacturing employees have union representation.
List item iconManufacturing related to EV vehicles will be one of the highest growing segments of the industry over the next ten years.

Featured Companies

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Logo for Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for commercial-duty vehicles.
Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for commercial-duty vehicles.
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Logo for Specializing in complex composite assemblies for the aerospace industry, Applied Composites has a long history of providing customer satisfaction by focusing on continuous improvement processes that help reduce time and cost.
Specializing in complex composite assemblies for the aerospace industry, Applied Composites has a long history of providing customer satisfaction by focusing on continuous improvement processes that help reduce time and cost.
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Logo for Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team
Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team
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Logo for Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers.
Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers.
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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 EPI is a growing Company that presents new and different challenges and opportunities. Our goal is to grow and become the preferred supplier to its customers while proving a challenging and safe work environment for its Employees.
EPI is a growing Company that presents new and different challenges and opportunities. Our goal is to grow and become the preferred supplier to its customers while proving a challenging and safe work environment for its Employees.
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Logo for We are a leading supplier of products, solutions and services for industrial process measurement and automation. We are the ‘People for Process Automation’.
We are a leading supplier of products, solutions and services for industrial process measurement and automation. We are the ‘People for Process Automation’.
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Logo for Global leader in automotive technology
Global leader in automotive technology
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Logo for Helmer Scientific
Helmer Scientific
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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 MSP has manufactured precision machined products for the Aerospace and Defense Industries, and has developed a worldwide leading reputation for excellence, with virtually all corporate, commercial, general and military aircraft containing our components.
MSP has manufactured precision machined products for the Aerospace and Defense Industries, and has developed a worldwide leading reputation for excellence, with virtually all corporate, commercial, general and military aircraft containing our components.
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Logo for Since Saab was started, we have strived to keep people and society safe. It is a basic human need to feel safe and, as we see it, a human right. Through systems and solutions that increase security, we can make this possible.
Since Saab was started, we have strived to keep people and society safe. It is a basic human need to feel safe and, as we see it, a human right. Through systems and solutions that increase security, we can make this possible.
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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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