by Rachel Vilsack

If you think manufacturing is just production jobs, think again! Manufacturing in Minnesota also includes careers in engineering, logistics and distribution, maintenance and repair, and business, management and administration. Manufacturing facilities are often great places to work; they are clean, bright, and have amazing high-tech equipment.

Here are 10 jobs you’ll find in Minnesota’s manufacturing firms:

gearsIf you are interested in pursuing a manufacturing-related career, there are many training and job opportunities available to you:

If you have good communication, technical, and problem-solving skills, like working in a team, and have the ability to learn, then a career in manufacturing might be right for you. There are a lot of reasons – and great benefits – to consider a career in manufacturing. Do you have what it takes?