Our Four Objectives:
1. Create a positive view of manufacturing careers in our area.
2. Grow partnerships with K-16, media and other manufacturers.
3. Promote workforce development.
4. Advance collaboration efforts that promote the health of manufacturing.
NEW Manufacturing Alliance Initiatives
See a mind map of the committees and their activities that makeup the NEW Manufacturing Alliance.
Alliance members are hiring!
To view member company open positions, under the "Job Seekers" tab, click "Hot Jobs". ALSO, under the "Manufacturers" tab click "Alliance Members' Websites" to visit member companies online to learn about all their open positions and how to apply.
To be considered for positions with the member companies of the NEW Manufacturing Alliance, go to the "Job Seekers" tab. Click "Create a Networking Profile". After you submit your profile, the 80 manufacturers that represent the Alliance may contact you for job openings within their organization.
The following are new career postings:
Sargento Foods Inc. of Plymouth, WI has an opening for a 2nd shift Manufacturing Maintenance Technician. Duties include; mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and maintenance, repairing PC and PLC programming projects, use a computerized system for preventative maint., and use predictive maint. diagnostic tools. Sargento also has an opening for a 2nd shift Manufacturing Electrician. Duties include; electrical and electrical control related projects, repair upgrading, and manufacturing related programming on PC or PLC operated systems. Apply online at www.sargento.com/careers. 3-6-2014
Tramontina US Cookware, Inc., Manitowoc, has an opening for an Electrician/Electronic Controls Technician. Duties include; troubleshoot and perform PMs on all electrical equipment, direct and perform new equipment installations and modifications, assist other electricians and mechanics with projects as needed, and perform other duties as assigned. Looking to fill openings on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts. Please email your resume to Brenda Haese: firstname.lastname@example.org 3-4-2014
Romo Durable Graphics has an opening for a Quality/Research and Development Technician. Responsibilities include: Completing all customer required APQP documentation, predictive testing on product prior to production approval, perform lot certifications per standards for all in mold product, internal quality and spot audits, maintain quality complaint database and analyzing trends, communicate with internal and external customers, learn DMAIC process and become involved in CI activities, track and manage performance measures, learn how Romo makes operational decisions, take a hands-on role in new business from product performance standpoint, participate in safety program and communicate effectively. Resumes can be emailed to Jon Weber at email@example.com or mail them to Romo Durable Graphics, 800 Heritage Road, De Pere, WI 54115 2-18-2014
EMT International designs and manufactures the latest in high tech digital web printing equipment and is a leading supplier of web finishing solutions to the digital and commercial printing industries worldwide. EMT recently relocated to a new 70,000 square foot corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. There are currently over 150 high tech manufacturing employees engaged in the design, manufacture and service of EMT's product lines. A very competitive wage and benefit package and excellent working conditions are offered. EMT is currently recruiting for the following positions. 2-5-2014
2014 Manufacturing Vitality Index
The fourth annual 2014 NEW Manufacturing Alliance's Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Vitality Index results were announced on December 6, 2013. The study focused on northeast Wisconsin manufacturers' plans for 2014. The study surveyed employers that had $3 million dollars or more in annual revenue and 25 or more employees. There were 111 manufacturers that responded to the survey.
Business Growth: 66% expect an increase in sales in 2014.
Capital Investment & Plant Modernization: 50% plan on plant modernization in the next 12-24 months.
Workforce Growth & Recruitment: One in three manufacturers are planning on hiring throughout each quarter in 2014. The study found 60% expect they will have difficulty locating talent in the region. Occupations in demand are: CNC machinists, machine operators, truck drivers, team assemblers and engineering technicians. Soft skills are another concern area for manufacturers. Employers are finding the workforce lacking in communication skills, work ethic, time management/attendance, teamwork and professionalism.
Click for the full report: 2014 Manufacturing Vitality Index
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Click on the magazine cover to access the online 2014 All Stars publication.
Calendar of Events
JOB FAIR - Thursday, 3/13/2014, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Plexus, 2444 Schultz Road, Neenah, WI 54956
12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
General Membership Meeting at Foth
Development Task Force at Lindquist Machine Corporation
Communications Task Force at Insight Publications
K-12 Outreach Task Force at KI
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