OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Fewer professional staff Less R&D Less investment in capital upgrades Less training Lower wages 89% 89% of NJ’s manufactures have less than 50 employees 33% 33% of NJ’s manufacturing employees work in companies bigger than 500 employees
Manufacturing sector percentages in New Jersey and US (2011) Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Manufacturing production and non-production careers Sales & Marketing Customer Service DesignRD&D Source: http://web.waynesville.k12.mo.us/WHS/Careers/CareerPages/BuildFix/Manufact/Manufacturing.html
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Relative percentages of manufacturing production jobs and related non-production jobs Source: 2012 Facts About Manufacturing (Manufacturing Institute, NAM, MAPI)
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Today’s manufacturing jobs require new skills and education Source: 2012 Facts About Manufacturing (Manufacturing Institute, NAM, MAPI)
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING …but few individuals are choosing manufacturing education and careers Source: workboots.com
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Source: workboots.com
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING 82% of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage in skilled production workers 75% of manufacturers say the skill shortage has negatively impacted their ability to expand Source: 2012 Facts About Manufacturing (Manufacturing Institute, NAM, MAPI)
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING IDENTITY CRISIS?? Do vocational schools and community colleges do workforce training? Are community colleges a low-cost pathway to a 4-year degree?
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Nationally-recognized credentials for competency-based skill development
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING MSSC Certified Production Technician (140 hrs) Safety Quality Practices & Measurement Manufacturing Production & Processes Maintenance Awareness Green Production Cumberland County College Fall 2012: Glass Cluster Vicki Simek
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING NIMS Credentials (52) Machining Level I Designed to meet entry- level requirements for on- the-job skills Measurement, Materials & Safety Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout Manual Milling Skills I Turning Operations: Turning Between Centers Turning Operations: Turning Chucking Skills Grinding Skills I Drill Press Skills I CNC Turning: Programming Setup & Operations CNC Milling: Programming Setup & Operations CNC Turning: Operations CNC Milling: Operations Machining Level II Designed to meet journey- level requirements for on- the-job skills Manual Milling Skills II Turning II (manual) Drill Press Skills II Grinding Skills II CNC Milling Skills II CNC Turning Skills II EDM — Wire EDM — Plunge
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Stackable Credentials Source: Manufacturing Institute
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Credentials and credit/non-credit courses Assessment (TESC) Articulation agreements Apprenticeships Skill-based pathways to degrees
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Articulation (vocational to College) Berks-RACC: 8 courses or 27 credits can articulate to mechatronics AAS Berks Vocational school grads can achieve up to 5 NIMS credentials Bucks County Community College passing Level I NIMS from a vocational program earns 18 BCCC credits.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ MANUFACTURING Program Structures RACC: Machine Tool Technology AAS Mechatronics Engineering Technology AAS Nebraska CC: Mechatronics Program CIMS Specialization (27 credits) Electromechanical Specialization (27 credits) PA College of Technology Industrial & Engr. Technologies: Machine Tool Technology Automated Manufacturing Technology CAD Technology Electronics & Computer ET: Robotics/Automation Emphasis