From Design to the Line: Innovative Careers are Waiting for You in Michigan
A world of possibilities awaits you in Michigan’s advanced manufacturing industry with robotics, Industry 5.0, and other smart factory technologies creating endless possibilities for high-tech careers that build products used around the world.
Have a sharp mind and a spirit for innovation? Companies like L3 Harris, BAE Systems, DOW and Bosch employ the best and the brightest, allowing you to help develop products that improve everyday life as well as support mission-critical defense operations. And if you’re interested in finetuning your skills, several statewide programs offer key instruction and on-the-job training opportunities and apprenticeships.
Major Advanced Manufacturing Companies in Michigan
Michigan's advanced manufacturing companies are building on the state's rich manufacturing heritage and technological know-how to develop the innovative, high-tech products of the future.
American AxleLocations in: Detroit
FANUCLocations in: Rochester Hills
Dow Inc.Locations in: Midland
General DynamicsLocations in: Sterling Heights
BoschLocations in: Farmington Hills
BASFLocations in: Southfield, Wyandotte
L3 HarrisLocations in: Grand Rapids
Masco Corp.Locations in: Livonia
LearLocations in: Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Traverse City
StrykerLocations in: Kalamazoo
MagnaLocations in: Auburn Hills, China Township, Highland Park, Holland, Lansing, New Hudson, Newaygo, Novi, Plymouth, Southfield, St. Clair, Sterling Heights, Troy, Warren
DensoLocations in: Battle Creek, Southfield
KawasakiLocations in: Grand Rapids
BorgWarner Inc.Locations in: Auburn Hills
Ford MotorLocations in: Dearborn
General MotorsLocations in: Bay City, Burton, Detroit, Flint, Lake Orion, Lansing, Pontiac, Romulus, Saginaw, Swartz, Warren, Wyoming, Ypsilanti
PerrigoLocations in: Allegan, Grand Rapids, Holland
WhirlpoolLocations in: Benton Harbor
StellantisLocations in: Auburn Hills
ZFLocations in: Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, Fenton, Fowlerville, Lapeer, Livonia, Marysville, Northville, Washington
Joyson Safety SystemsLocations in: Auburn Hills
TennecoLocations in: Northville
BissellLocations in: Grand Rapids, Walker
SteelcaseLocations in: Grand Rapids
HaworthLocations in: Holland
Gentex CorporationLocations in: Holland, Zeeland
SKFLocations in: Dexter, Plymouth Township
Triumph GroupLocations in: Macomb
AdientLocations in: Battle Creek, Detroit, Holland, Lansing, Madison Heights, Plymouth, Warren
Kawasaki RoboticsLocations in: Wixom
Learn More About Advanced Manufacturing in Michigan
- Upskilling & Apprenticeships
- Industry Advocacy & Networking
Turnkey Programs for Direct Employment
Michigan is home to one of the largest advanced manufacturing workforces in the United States, thanks in part to its commitment to upskilling and work-based learning programs. For example, MI Apprenticeship is a free service that can connect you with a registered apprenticeship. Michigan Works! offers a range of training and education programs, and Michigan Reconnect provides eligible workers with the opportunity to enroll for free in community college programs.
A Trustworthy Environment for Your Manufacturing Career
Michigan is home to various agencies that advocate for the manufacturing industry, such as the Michigan Manufacturers Association and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center. Through events like the annual MFG Day, Michigan celebrates the contributions of manufacturers to the state’s economy and educates the public about career opportunities within the industry.
Diverse Businesses Seeking In-Demand Talent
Ready to become a part of Michigan’s next-gen manufacturing leadership? From legacy automotive manufacturers and companies like Eaton to newly expanded businesses like Waupaca Foundry, the Great Lakes State is a major hub for manufacturing companies. The state was even a Manufacturing Gold Shovel Award recipient in 2021 for creating more than 2,600 jobs across companies like Detroit Manufacturing Systems, Magna International and Bridgewater Interiors, LLC.
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