Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist Pathway

TRAINING

TRAINING

JOB SKILLS

4-YEAR BACHELOR’S DEGREE
Business Administration
UW-Green Bay
UW-Madison
UW-Oshkosh
UW-Platteville
UW-Stout
Michigan Tech
MSOE

Electrical Engineering Technology
UW-Green Bay
UW-Madison
UW-Oshkosh
UW-Platteville
UW-Stout
Michigan Tech
MSOE

Environmental Engineering Technology
UW-Green Bay
UW-Madison
UW-Milwaukee
UW-Oshkosh
UW-Platteville
UW-Stout
Michigan Tech

Manufacturing Engineering
UW-Madison
UW-Milwaukee
UW-Stout
Michigan Tech

Mechanical Engineering
UW-Green Bay
UW-Madison
UW-Platteville
UW-Stout
Michigan Tech
MSOE

APPRENTICESHIP

INDUSTRY JOBS

TECHNICAL, PROFESSIONAL & MANAGERIAL CAREERS

CEO
Design Engineer
Director of Technical Services
Electrical Engineer
Engineer
Engineering Systems Leader
Environmental Engineer
Fabricator / Welder Supervisor
Manager
Manufacturing Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Operations Manager
Operations Supervisor
Project Manager
Sales Manager
Supervisor
Test Engineer
And More…

Technical Skills Needed: broad skills as required for skilled technician jobs, all aspects of machine shop operations, quality control, Lean Six Sigma-Black Belt, computer skills, manage jobs for profit, basic finance/accounting knowledge, inventory

Soft Skills Needed: ability to analyze situations for constant operational improvement, entrepreneurial skills, leadership, ability to motivate and manage others, ability to provide training or assistance, ability to work in team environment, effective verbal and written communications

ALL STAR VIDEOS

TRAINING

2-YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREES (AD)

Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC)
Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology (AD)
Electrical Engineering Technology (AD)
Electro-Mechanical Technology (AD)
Electronic Engineering Technology (AD)
Industrial Engineering Technology (AD)
Manufacturing Engineering Technology (AD)
Mechanical Design Technology (AD)
Quality Engineering Technology (AD)
Safety Engineering Technology (AD)

Lakeshore Technical College (LTC)
Electro-Mechanical Automation Technology (AD)
Mechanical Design & Engineering Technology (AD)
Technical Studies – Journey Worker (AD)

Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC)
Electromechanical Technology (AD)
Fabrication Technologies (AD)
Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship
Industrial Mechanical Technician (AD)
Mechanical Design Technology (AD)
Quality & Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AD)

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC)
Automation Engineering Technology (AD)
Biomedical Electronics (AD)
Civil Engineering Technology (AD)
Electrical Engineering Technology (AD)
Electro-Mechanical Technology (AD)
Environmental Engineering Technology (AD)
Laboratory Science Technology – Biology Emphasis (AD)
Laboratory Science Technology – Physical Science Emphasis (AD)
Manufacturing Engineering Technology (AD)
Manufacturing Operations Management (AD)
Mechanical Design Technology (AD)
Nuclear Technology (AD)
Prototype & Design (AD)
Supply Chain Management (AD)
Utilities Engineering Technology (AD)

APPRENTICESHIP
FVTC, LTC, MPTCNWTC

INDUSTRY JOBS

Skilled Technician Jobs
Associate Designer
Automation Engineer
Automation Technician
Buyer/Planner
CAD/CAM Technician
CNC Programmer
Control Cell Supervisor
Controls Designer
Controls Technician
Customer Care Specialist
Design Engineer
Drawing Coordinator
Electrical Designer
Electrical Engineering Technician
Electrical Maintenance
Electrician
Electro-Mechanical Technician
Electronics Technician
Engineering Test Technician
Engineering Technician
Environmental Engineering Technician
Field Service Technician
Industrial Electrical/Electronics Repairer
Industrial Engineer
Industrial Technician
Inventory Control Specialist
Iron & Rebar Worker
Lead Machinist
Logistics Technician
Machine Shop Supervisor
Maintenance Technician
Manufacturing Design Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Supervisor
Manufacturing/Service Technician
Master Mechanic
Master Production Scheduler
Materials Planner
Mechanical Drafter/Designer
Mechanical Technician
Network Technician
Pattern & Mold Maker
Process Engineer
Process Improvement Specialist
Process Technician
Product Developer
Project Manager
Prototype Model Builder
Purchasing Assistant
Quality Control Analysts
Recycling Coordinators
Recycling Resource Manager
Robotics Technician
Safety Coordinator
Safety Trainer
Security & Surveillance Technician
Sheet Metal Worker
Shipping & Receiving Specialist
Team Leader
Technical Sales Representative
Technical Service Representative
Tester/Assembler
Tool & Die Maker
Transportation Planner/Coordinator
Warehouse Specialist
Water & Wastewater Operators
Water Resource Specialists
And More…

Technical Skills Needed: some experience in skills needed for mid-level technical jobs, machinist skills plus leadership skills, versed in CAD/CAM programs, machining knowledge of multiple machines and assemblies, set up, high degree of tooling knowledge, tool comps, identify non-conformance, Lean Six Sigma, preventative maintenance, inventory, knowledge of fixturing, machine set up, G & M codes, programming and editing using G Code, conversational programming, methods, fabrication, knowledge of various alloys, knowledge of basic metallurgy, geometric tolerance, CNC and manual machine experience, CNC lathe, turning, milling, basic welding, precision measuring, precision tools use, GD & T precision reading, mechanical aptitude, computer skills, manage jobs for profit

Soft Skills Needed: leadership, ability to motivate and manage others, ability to provide training or assistance, ability to work in team environment, can-do attitude, dependability and reliability, motivation, effective verbal communications

ALL STAR VIDEOS

Automation Specialist
Automation Technician
Backup Team Leader
CNC Sheet Metal Programmer
Continuous Improvement Technician
Design Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineering Designer
Electrician
Electro-Mechanical Assembler
Engineer
Engineering Systems Leader
ETI Operator
Extrusion Process Technician
Fabricator/Welder
Fabricator / Welder Supervisor
Field Service Technician
Inventory Coordinator
Lead Back Utility
Lead Coating Machine Operator
Lead Operator
Leader
Lean Process Manager
Machine Operator
Machine Tender
Machinist
Maintenance Leader
Maintenance Technician
Manager
Manufacturing Engineer
Manufacturing Technician
Material Handler
Mechanical Engineer
Operations Manager
Operations Supervisor
Operations Team Leader
Operator
Planner
Process Engineer
Process/Production Technician
Production Coordinator
Production Team Leader
Production/Materials Coordinator
Production Worker – Assembler
Project Engineer
Project Manager / Coordinator
Project Technician
Quality Control
Quality Engineer
Research & Development Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Support Analyst/Lead Operator
Service Technician
Sheet Metal Apprentice
Sr. Mechanical Project Engineer
Structural Designer
Supervisor
Team Leader
Technical Services
Tool & Die Maker
Training Manager / Coordinator
Warehouse Manager
Weld Technician 

TECHNICAL DIPLOMAS (TD)

Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC)
Quality Technician (TD)
Mechanical CAD Drafting (TD)
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (TD)
Process Technician (TD)
Machine Tool Technician (TD)
Welding, Production (TD)
Welding/Metal Fab Technician (TD)
Welding/Metal Fabrication (TD)
Wood Manufacturing Technology (TD)

Apprenticeship (FVTC, LTC, MPTC, NWTC)

INDUSTRY JOBS

Machinist
CNC Machinist
Mold Maker

Model Technician

CAD/CAM Designer

Machinist Apprentice

Related:
Welder

Sheet Metal Fabricator

Fabricator

VIDEOS

CNC Machinst

Machinist

Pipe Fabricator All Star:

Production Technician All Star:  2011

Service/Production Technician All Stars:  2009  2009  2010  2011  2013

Sheet Metal Fabricator All Star:  2009

Technical Writer All Star:  2012

Welder/Fabricator All Stars:  2009  2010  2011  2011  2012

Technical Skills Needed: set up, tooling knowledge, identify non-conformance, Lean Six Sigma, preventative maintenance, inventory, knowledge of fixturing, minimal experience, machine set up, programming and editing using G Code, conversational programming, methods, fabrication, knowledge of various alloys, knowledge of basic metallurgy, geometric tolerancy, CNC and manual machine experience, CNC lathe, turning, milling, basic welding, precision measuring, precision tools use, GD & T precision reading, CAD, mechanical aptitude, basic trigonometry, algebra, fractions, imperial and metric conversions and measurement, geometry, tape reading, blue print reading, production machining, basic computer skills

Soft Skills Needed: ability to provide training or assistance, ability to work in team environment, can-do attitude, dependability and reliability, motivation, effective verbal communications, ability to work in team environment

ALL STAR VIDEOS

Starting…
Apprenticeship
(FVTC, LTC, MPTCNWTC)
Explore Manufacturing Careers (FVTC)
Manufacturing & Engineering Certificates (NWTC)
Some Work Experience (1-3 yrs)
Exposure to Industry
Youth Apprenticeship or Co-Op

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Entry-Level Skilled Jobs
Entry-Level Machinist
CNC Operator
Laser Operator
Machinist Apprenticeship

VIDEOS

CNC Operator All Star:  2009

Sheet Metal Apprentice All Star:  2009

Technical Skills Needed: minimal experience, machine set up, G Code, Lean Six Sigma, precision measuring, mechanical aptitude, basic trigonometry, algebra, fractions, imperial and metric conversions and measurement, geometry, tape reading, blue print reading, reading a ruler, basic computer skills

Soft Skills Needed: ability to work in team environment, can-do attitude, dependability and reliability, motivation, effective verbal communications

High School Diploma/GED

Little or No Experience

Semi-Skilled Jobs
Machine Operator
Assembly Worker
General Laborer
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
Packager

VIDEOS

Machine Operator All Star:  2011

Technical Skills Needed: algebra, fractions, imperial and metric conversions, geometry, mechanical aptitude, tape reading, blue print reading, micrometer, basic computer skills

Soft Skills Needed: ability to work in team environment, can-do attitude, dependability and reliability, motivation, effective verbal communications, ability to work in team environment