What is an Industrial Manufacturing Technician?

The Industrial Manufacturing Technician’s (IMT) operates production equipment, as well as assembles applicable components. Manufacturing technicians must closely follow guidelines, blueprints, and/or diagrams of the products being manufactured; this is important to ensure that all the necessary product specifications are met and comply with the company’s standards.

Industrial Manufacturing Technicians:

  • Set-up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment
  • Improve manufacturing processes and schedule to meet customer requirements
  • Understand manufacturing as a business system that integrates multiple disciplines, processes, and stakeholders
  • Efficiently and safely manage raw materials/consumables

Industrial Manufacturing Technician: Program Outline | Brochure


A long-term career with a good salary, job advancement opportunities and the chance to work with your hands and cutting-edge technology.

Become an industrial manufacturing technician through AJAC’s apprenticeship program. Get paid while learning on the job and attend classes only one night a week! To find out how you can become an apprentice and launch your career in aerospace or manufacturing, visit AJAC’s Get Started Section.