Required Education & Training
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Some technical training
  • Manufacturing Foundations Certificate
Industry Recognized Credentials
  • Ability to read and follow work instructions.
  • Other professional competencies as demonstrated by OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal. The OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal is a formal designation students can earn on their high school diplomas and transcripts indicating they have the personal strengths, strong work ethic and professional experience that businesses need.
  • OSHA 10: Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) 10-hour safety course covers general safety and health hazards for entry-level workers.
  • Technical and professional competencies as demonstrated by Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician. The purpose of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) ® 4.0 certification program is to recognize through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the foundational, core competencies of advanced manufacturing production at the entry-level to front-line supervisor through successful completion of the certification assessments.
Median Wages $37,662 Education Providers
  • Career and Technical Centers (HS)Community Colleges College Credit Plus
All Levels

Foundational employability skills, basic math and computer skills, written and verbal communication skills; safety and environmental awareness. Note: each position must demonstrate the competencies and credentials of the previous position.