Production technician

The production technician brings his expertise to improve the industrial process. It also ensures production, taking into account the quality standard, the costs incurred and the deadline imposed.


• Produce metal parts using computerized machines (milling machines, lathes, machining centers, etc.)
• Prepare the machines and ensure their maintenance
• Set up programs to control the parts produced
• Coordinate the teams participating in the production
• Determine the measures intended to ensure the safety of men, equipment and the working environment
• Improve the quality of parts and manufacturing time
• Train staff in the use of specific materials


• Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes
• Perfect mastery of IT tools and CAPE software
• Great knowledge of three-dimensional machine tools, micrometer, caliper and torque wrench
• Fluency in technical English
• Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders of the company
• Sense of initiative
• Ability to lead and motivate teams


To become a production technician, a professional baccalaureate in mechanical production or a professional baccalaureate in the aeronautical field is essential. However, recruiters can favor holders of a mechanical, production or electronic BTS, or even a diploma in Maintenance in industrial automation (MAI).


A production technician who begins his career generally receives € 1,700 gross per month while a senior earns up to € 2,700 gross monthly.

Career evolution

When he has enough experience, the production technician can continue his career as a quality technician, R&D technician, testing technician, industrial equipment installation technician or QHSE technician.

Other appellations

• Production agent

• Production manager for metal parts