Advanced manufacturing

In New Hampshire, advanced manufacturing is a crucial industry to our state’s economy. It drives the creation of products and services ranging from mechanical parts to microscopic electronics components. As a registered apprentice, you will join the team at a company producing complex and advanced tools and equipment for use across the globe or upgrade your skills to the next level. Advanced manufacturing companies share their specific needs with ApprenticeshipNH, so we can find the perfect program match among the 50+ available career tracks taught at our community colleges or create a customized educational program that meets the company’s specifications. 

A Registered Apprenticeship ensures that people will be successful on-the-job on day one.

Well-paying careers

for Apprentices

Advanced manufacturing is the evolution of traditional manufacturing trades. By using new technologies and methods, professionals – and apprentices – in this field improve processes and use sophisticated equipment that requires some advanced training. Depending on your career path, you could learn blueprint reading, machine tool math, hydraulics and a variety of other in demand high-tech skills.

The average salary in advanced manufacturing in New Hampshire:

$55,952 per year

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

for Employers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st Century economy.

Having a skilled workforce is vital in the growth of advanced manufacturing businesses. Registered Apprenticeship is proven to:

  • Increase productivity
  • Boost employee retention
  • Improve company culture
  • Ensure knowledge transfer from experienced professionals

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI.

“We are so impressed with how quickly our apprentices’ knowledge has grown… This program has really been a game-changer for Cobham.”

– Al Hamwey, Senior Director of Operations, Cobham Electronic Solutions

“It’s been amazing to have been given this opportunity. The day that Dave from Wire Belt called me to offer me the job was life changing.”

– Tristan Chicoine, apprentice, Wire Belt Company of America

Professions in advanced manufacturing

Aerospace engineering and operations technicians
CNC machine tool programmers and operators
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers
Electromechanical equipment assemblers
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators and tenders
First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers and repairers
Industrial engineering technicians
Industrial engineers
Industrial machinery mechanics
Industrial production managers

Maintenance workers, machinery
Materials engineers
Mechanical drafters
Mechanical engineering technicians
Millwrights
Patternmakers, metal and plastic
Team assemblers
Tool and die makers
Welders, cutters and welder fitters
Welding, soldering and brazing machine setters, operators and tenders

Types of companies hiring advanced manufacturing professionals

Aeronautical/aerospace
Automotive
Chemical and petrochemical
Computers
Construction
Consumer Products
Defense
Electric utilities
Electronics
Environmental

Mining and metallurgy
Nuclear
Professional and scientific equipment
Textiles
Transportation
Water and wastewater
Food and beverage
Glass, ceramics and metals
Machine tool

These New Hampshire advanced manufacturing companies are seeing the benefits of apprenticeship