Employment

Mechatronics technicians find a wide range of employment opportunities in fields ranging from fluid power, manufacturing, technology sales, industrial maintenance, energy management, and building automation. Any job opening specifying the need for a mechatronics technician or manufacturing engineering technician would be an excellent opportunity for a graduate of this program. A few options include:

  • Manufacturing engineer designing a new manufacturing process
  • Skilled maintenance technician supporting the ongoing fitness and reliability of the manufacturing process
  • Technician member of a team installing a new manufacturing machine
  • Technical specialist working in sales to supply the needed components for a machine

All facets of the manufacturing industry utilize technically trained people at various positions throughout the process. Over 2,000 manufacturers are listed in Minnesota's Manufacturers' Register. Employers are requesting mechatronics technicians, and employment may occur anywhere there is manufacturing.


Possible Job Titles

Research and Development Technician, Process Development Technician, Production Support Technician, Maintenance Technician, and Sales Technician.