This video segment adapted from Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA features Jennifer Brinkley-Cruz, a manufacturing specialist with Toyota's Georgetown, Kentucky, manufacturing plant. Learn about her workday and her responsibilities in a part of the plant called body weld. While robots make 97 percent of the welds used to build vehicles in this plant, Brinkley-Cruz explains that humans are needed to oversee their operation. Brinkley-Cruz also discusses the importance of her welding education in landing her job as supervisor.
This media asset was adapted from Degrees that Work: Welding.