Manufacturing Your Future Career

We help North Carolinians build the skills for advanced manufacturing careers and connect them directly to jobs across Central North Carolina.

Manufacturing Your Future Career

We help North Carolinians build the skills for advanced manufacturing careers and connect them directly to jobs across Central North Carolina.

AdvanceNC is all about connecting you to exciting career opportunities in Central North Carolina's booming advanced manufacturing industry. Explore a range of fields, from electric vehicles and green energy to biotechnology and semiconductors, and find a career that sparks your enthusiasm.

Your Pathway to a Prosperous Career

Career Training & Job Seeking Resources

Start your journey to a rewarding career with our diverse manufacturing partners. Whether you’re beginning a new career, growing in your field, or switching professions, AdvanceNC is here to help you gain the skills for sought-after, meaningful jobs.

Industry Prospects

Advanced Manufacturing in North Carolina

Discover the booming advanced manufacturing industry in North Carolina and unlock the potential to advance your career!
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Career Spotlights

Explore Exciting, High-Demand Careers in North Carolina's Advanced Manufacturing Industry


Operators contribute to crafting the essential ingredients fueling the endeavors of inventors, innovators, and creators shaping a cleaner, brighter future. They expertly oversee the production line, ensuring seamless operations and driving progress forward.

Equipment Technician

Equipment technicians play a pivotal role in overseeing and enhancing manufacturing equipment and processes. As integral members of the Equipment team, they are responsible for managing equipment startup, modifications, upgrades, troubleshooting, and maintenance across production and research and development systems.

Maintenance Specialist

Maintenance specialists proactively maintain production and research and development systems, collaborating closely with equipment technicians, equipment engineering, process engineering, and other teams to achieve Wolfspeed’s objectives.

Factory Automation Technician

As valued members of the Factory Automation Equipment team, factory automation technicians prioritize safety protocols and boast a track record of proven safety practices. Their responsibilities encompass equipment startup, as well as the implementation of engineering modifications and upgrades.

Process Technician

Process technicians collaborate closely with the Engineering team to refine and validate new processes and tool sets. Additionally, they meticulously document and report any process issues or equipment malfunctions encountered during operations.

Material Handler

A material handler, integral to the Materials team, provides crucial support to the Crystal Growth Equipment Engineering and Maintenance group. Their primary responsibilities include the careful handling of high-value assets and strict adherence to safety protocols.

Regional Resources

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State Colleges & Universities

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What is Advanced Manufacturing?

Advanced manufacturing combines 3D printing, robots, and computer design for better, faster production. It’s not just about cool gadgets; it’s eco-friendly, reducing waste and improving efficiency. This approach revolutionizes everything from phones to car parts, making manufacturing smarter. Are you interested in a tech-driven, innovative career? Explore the ways in which this field is revolutionizing the industry and learn how you can be part of this dynamic, forward-looking career trajectory.

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