Machined Metal Components
CUSTOMIZED TRAINING FILLS HIGH-SKILLS PIPELINE FOR A NEW ENGLAND HIGH-PRECISION MACHINE SHOP
“THE PRODUCTIVITY OF THE SHOPS NEVER FALTERED DURING THE TRAINING. AND WE’VE SEEN GREAT RESULTS, FROM REDUCED SCRAP TO INCREASED MORALE.”

Owner
Challenge:
  • Unable to fill vacant positions with qualified employees
  • Lack of in-house training program for both incumbent and new employees
  • Need a training solution that won't impact productivity
  • No wage matrices developed
Solution:
  • Developed job classifications and descriptions
  • Assessed the skill sets of employees
  • Designed a training curriculum to bring each employee to the next level
  • Provided training during downtime as too avoid affecting productivity
Results:
  • Increased skills among new employees and refreshed skills among highly skilled employees
  • Increased employee morale with company support and investment
  • Reduced scrap and rework
  • Able to differentiate company from competitors – large OEM customers were impressed that the company offered dedicated training to employees
  • Established tool to develop wage matrices