The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP), based in Cedar Knolls, is announcing two new programs to help New Jersey’s manufacturing community meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the global spread of COVID-19, NJMEP is providing a back to work recovery guide and checklist, online training, and consulting to manufacturers to help them plan, prepare, protect, and recover their operations. Manufacturers need to continue assessing the potential risks and opportunities for their organizations. NJMEP staff will conduct a virtual assessment to determine the manufacturers need. This assessment will be the first step in helping to aide in the recovery.
Programs for New Jersey Manufacturers:
Manufacturers can take advantage of (5) four-hour sessions of training and/or consulting in any of the above areas.
Candidates will be available for a 90 day ‘temp to perm’ assignment after the completion of the first module.
MSSC training includes modules in Safety, Quality Practices & Management, Manufacturing Processes & Production, and Maintenance Awareness. Participants will graduate from the program as either Certified Production Technicians (CPT) or Certified Logistics Technicians (CLT).
“The economic implications of this pandemic are and will continue to hit our manufacturing community hard. While we hope that it will be a quick dip, the reality is that we don’t know how long recovery will take. NJMEP’s mission is now more important than ever. As obstacles and challenges that we haven’t seen before arise, we continue to be a solutions provider for manufacturers, and lead in the recovery process,” says John W. Kennedy, Ph.D., CEO, NJMEP.
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