Advanced Manufacturing Technicians set up, test, and adjust plant machinery and equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic or computer technologies.
Production technicians working in solar manufacturing may use a wide variety of technologies – including electronic, mechanical and digital – to set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery and equipment. Depending on their area of specialty, Advanced Manufacturing technicians may also help develop, operate or repair electronic or computer-controlled mechanical systems; monitor production processes or equipment for quality and productivity; support supply line engineering in the analysis and reporting of material and product issues; inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
▸ Mechanical Engineer
This advance typically requires a bachelor's degree in engineering.