Manufacturing Skills in Demand in Fairfield and New Haven County

Understanding Blueprints is the engineering skill most in demand for high school and 2-year college graduates interested in pursuing a technical career in manufacturing in Fairfield and New Haven County. This is the result of a survey of thousands of job postings in Connecticut. Manufacturing is the traditional industry sector in the state which had lost many of its jobs over the past decades. It is now that manufacturing comes back but requires more training from its machine operators due to advanced computerization of the manufacturing process. Currently about one quarter of all manufacturing job openings in Fairfield and New Haven County do not require a 4-year or higher degree but need advanced training and hands-on experience.

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