The Manufacturing Career Cluster incorporates six pathways: production; manufacturing production process development; maintenance, installation & repair; quality assurance; logistics & inventory control, and health, safety & environmental assurance. Students prepare for careers that require planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities, (Florida Department of Education, 2022). There are four primary career pathways within the architecture cluster: Maintenance, Installation & Repair, Manufacturing Production Process Development, Production, and Quality Assurance, (O*Net, 2023).
Quality Control Analysis
Complex Problem Solving
Operation and Control
Judgement and Decision Making
A professional organization/association is a group that seeks to further the interests of professionals within a particular field. Professional organizations typically provide professional development, networking, and leadership opportunities for their members. Getting involved can often be great for career growth and advancement. The professional organizations listed below are most appropriate for students interested in occupations related to Manufacturing.
These resources should be used alongside the job database within Gator CareerLink.