Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Manufacturing Engineering | You're a Good Fit Because #2 in theNationSCC ranked No. 2 in the U.S. in the number of Precision Production graduates. Placement You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . Here’s what it takes to become a successful technician: High spatial relations ability (can visualize what a two-dimensional drawing will look like in three dimensions and vice versa) Good math ability, especially geometry Good communications ability (is able to read, understand and follow written directions and can express oneself well verbally) Is a detail-oriented person Is both a sequential and analytical thinker (can organize ideas to determine what needs to be done, step by step, to complete the job correctly) Has the perseverance to stay on a multi-step task to completion Enjoys working with computers and is capable of becoming highly computer proficient Has the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team, including engineers, other drafters, machinists, quality control personnel, etc.