We live in the era of Advanced Manufacturing, where workers with a high level of technical skills are needed to run and maintain complex machines, robots, and computer systems. Far from the negative stereotypes of manufacturing, many of the new jobs in the industry are clean, steady, and offer good pay.

Manufacturing Technology (MFT) Clean. Contemporary. Computerized. Salary Salaries for this field vary and will be based on a number of factors such as geographic location, years of experience, education, job title and function, employer type, etc. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (2016), the salaries in New York State range from $39,000-$81,000. The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Market Information through year 2022 reports increases in job projections for manufacturing-related jobs on Long Island. Necessary Knowledge and Skills 3D Solids Modeling. CAM Applications. CNC Milling & Machine Operation. Computer. Conventional Machining. Critical Thinking. Hands-on. Intuition. Machine Programming.Mechanical Aptitude. Preventive Maintenance. Problem Solving. Stamina. Technical Troubleshooting Education Suffolk County Community College offers a curriculum in Manufacturing Technology that leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree. Students will complete courses and gain experience in renewable energy products, precision metalwork, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining, quality control, lean manufacturing, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM), interpreting engineering drawings, quality assurance and instrumentation, materials of industry, and operation of milling machines, lathes, grinders, band saws, drill presses and computerized machinery. Suffolk County Community College offers low tuition, scholarships to eligible students, convenient day and evening classes, experienced instructors and professional training in the LEED-certified Workforce Development and Technology Center, which houses today’s most advanced equipment and state-of-the-art learning spaces. For more information, please contact the Michael J. Grant Campus Office of Admissions at 631-851-6719. Job Opportunities CNC Programmer Industrial Machinery Mechanic Manufacturing Operator Machine Control Operator Precision Grinder Engineering Design Team Member Robotics Technician Machinist Production Manager Manufacturing Supervisor Quality Control Specialist Industries Aerospace Business Machines Construction Equipment Pharmaceutical Biomedical Defense Metalworking Appliances Nutraceutical Surveillance Woodworking Electronics Generation Energy Transportation Work Environment Residential, commercial, industrial and other buildings