Career Opportunities in Manufacturing









If you’re looking down the road for jobs that pay well and are in high demand manufacturing is what you want to go into. Manufacturing is a very growing industry and we need a skilled work force to help support us and it’s not just production levels and production jobs that we need the growth we need engineers we need administrative support we need finance we need a technology folks to support our business. There are so many opportunities within the industry I see. This is just an exciting time for the young folks in the schools and the opportunities I think that the manufacturing sector that can provide students with just valuable careers where they can work with their hands, work with their minds, and problem solve.

Pays Well

Manufacturing is growing in this region. It pays well and it’s one of those jobs where it’s something that is always going be there. There’s always going to be new things being made, new things being created, new advancements and they’re always looking for people so as long as you can get in, learn what you’re doing, know how to do it right, you’re always guaranteed a job at a fairly decent wage.

There are wonderful opportunities in manufacturing. We have higher than average wages, in fact, if you look at the wages of regular jobs compared to manufacturing jobs they’re almost 70% higher on the median wage level. I think as long as you have a strong work ethic than you’ll be successful in this industry no matter what field you choose and you’ll be paid well for it.


As far as manufacturing and technology that exists it’s not the old post drills and the old medieval looking shops most everything that happens now in manufacturing is computer numeric controlled (CNC). The technology in our machining centers and businesses is very much state-of-the-art. Everything is computer based. All those machines are essentially a laptop computer. You have to know what the X, Y, Z axes are and G code. Manufacturing spans from the programming area all the way into the area where the guys are putting the stuff up on the table for cutting.

Technology Changing At A Mind-Boggling Rate

Manufacturing technology today is something we did not even think about even 20 years ago and I can’t imagine where it’s going to be in another 10 to 15 years. I love working in manufacturing. There hasn’t been one day that I woke up in the morning and haven’t been excited to come to work. I get to work with automation equipment every day and the variety or equipment is astounding. I’ve always enjoyed working with my hands since I was little. Working with my hands and working with things has been in my blood and it’s the perfect field for me. The technology in this field is growing at such an exponential rate that what the future brings for technology like this is just going to be mind-boggling. It’s going to create more jobs and there’s definitely going to be more opportunities for more people to get involved. It’s expanding at an unbelievable rate.

Where we Stand

I just wanted to provide an update for people who are wondering about the status of the Horry Industrial Alliance.   Horry County is a wonderful area and that’s why more and more people are gravitating towards residing in the area and growing a family.  That’s why here at the Horry Industrial Alliance, we are very aware of what it takes to keep good people staying here and coming here to start living in the great state of South Carolina!

By leveraging collaborative resources, we can provide our members with the right resources they need for new and existing Industries within the area.  By promoting enhanced environmental concerns and serving as an advocate for local and state and federal issues, the Horry Industrial Alliance is intuitively aware of all the comings and goings as it relates to repair services and the area and abroad.  Horry Industrial Alliance has always been aware of all the repair service men and women across the area that are entitled to having their company promoted across our membership.

We do a thorough complete job to ensure that all qualified service providers are assessed on a variety of factors to ensure that our members are given the most updated information about how they may be able to serve them.  Working alongside of variety of service repair companies we, are uniquely provided with information and resources to handle all to all of our members and adjoining partners.

The alliance serves in a variety of functions, but we can help you find the right qualified personnel and capable companies when it comes to repair services across the county.

The Horry Industrial Alliance started with humble roots, as you may be aware. The alliance was formed out of a necessity when a variety of members came across the idea that the industrial and repair industry desperately needed a voice in local and Federal jurisdictions.  The alliance came to be when a variety of founding members came across the idea for the alliance of all repair services needing to find capable personnel to join forces and provide the county with an alliance that is tied with brotherhood, prosperity, progress and unique features with benefits that provide all members and adjoining partners to help the residents of Horry County and supporting counties across the great state of South Carolina.

We do this so that we may be able to provide transparent information and resources to those people that are seeking qualified and respected repair services for nearly any type of repair job in the area.  The Horry Industrial Alliance is always seeking new and Innovative approaches and welcomes new perspectives to helping our members partners and Global Citizens approach their existing problems in a new way.  We hope that you will stay tuned two more enhancements to our website as a Horry Industrial Alliance moose forward in the next year.