Manufacturing & Warehouse

Use new technology and stay active while you create something new every day.

Use new technology and stay active while you create something new every day. Alberta's manufacturing industry includes metal fabrication and equipment manufacturing. 


The best part of manufacturing is that you are physically creating something new. You'll have something real to show at the end of each shift, and you'll know your efforts are contributing to a bigger picture.

About Alberta’s Manufacturing and Warehousing Industry

115,600 employed in 2016


Sectors: food and beverages, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics


76% men, 24% women

More Sectors: rubber, textiles and clothing, computers and electronics, tobacco products

Create the world's building blocks.

Alberta's manufacturing industry includes metal fabrication and equipment manufacturing. It employs 51,000 people a year and is the fastest growing manufacturing hub in Canada.

The best part of manufacturing is that you are physically creating something new. You'll have something real to show at the end of each shift, and you'll know your efforts are contributing to a bigger picture.

By the numbers

5.7

The Manufacturing and Warehouse industry accounts for 5.7% of total employment in Alberta

328,420

328,4200 people work in the Manufacturing and Warehouse industry in Alberta

Why Manufacturing & Warehouse?

Be on the cutting edge.

The manufacturing industry is full of innovation. Things like 3D printing and other new technologies often appear in manufacturing first.

Contribute to the economy.

Manufacturing is an important piece of the Albertan economy, providing the raw materials for many other industries.

Stay active.

Some manufacturing jobs are in warehouses, requiring you to stay physically active and busy moving products.

Key Roles

  • Machine Operator
  • Welder
  • Millwright
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Production Supervisor

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