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Advanced Manufacturing


Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities with Detroit At Work


Start Your Career in Advanced Manufacturing

Dreaming of a new job with good pay and benefits? Want to be a part of metro Detroit’s revitalized manufacturing industry?  If so, a career in advanced manufacturing may be right for you.  Detroit at Work is recruiting now for several different programs based in Detroit and nearby suburbs. After completing a 4-to 15-week long program you can earn an industry-recognized credential and get connected with employers looking to hire. Depending on the program, you can make $15 to $18 per hour to start plus benefits.
All programs follow safety guidelines related to COVID-19, with some training offered virtually where possible.
In order to qualify, you’ll need to provide documents that show you meet the following criteria:

  • Authorized to work in the US
  • In one or more priority groups: veteran or spouse of veteran, laid off from work, low-income, or other Detroit residents facing challenges to getting a job
  • A career coach will explain more and help guide you through this process!

If you qualify, the program is free and includes help with childcare, transportation, ID/driver’s license and other supports. Detroit residents will receive a laptop and internet access while in training.

To learn more visit our training page and check out the following programs:

  • CNC Operator
  • Robotic Programmer
  • Robotic Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Controls Technician

The following programs are recruiting now:

  • Focus Hope
    • Industrial Manufacturing Pathways 
  • LIFT
    • CNC Operations Technician
  • Macomb Community College
    • Industrial Maintenance Technician
    • Robot Technician
    • Robot Programmer

To get started with enrollment, call us at 313-962-WORK (9675) and ask to speak to a career coach about manufacturing training.