11.30.09 Making Green: Preparing Workers for Green Manufacturing

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11.30.09 Making Green: Preparing Workers for Green Manufacturing

  1. 1. Making Green: Skills and Strategies for Sustainable Manufacturing
  2. 2. Web Conference <ul><li>10-15 minute Q&A at the end </li></ul><ul><li>Recording sent via email tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>If you are having any trouble with the web audio broadcast, you can dial in to listen to the presentation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Toll-free number: 866-699-3239 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event number: 663 490 360 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. CAEL Vision Lifelong Learning is within reach of every adult CAEL Mission CAEL removes barriers to lifelong learning for adults, identifies and disseminates innovative and effective practices and delivers services that touch the lives of adults. To realize our vision, we work with all of the stakeholders in lifelong learning including educational institutions, employers, labor organizations, government and communities
  4. 4. CAEL’s Intermediary Role CAEL Government and Community Employers and Unions Colleges and Universities Higher Education Public Policy, Workforce Systems Workforce Learning and Development
  5. 5. Evidence has shown that firms incorporating both environmentally and economically sustainable manufacturing processes can gain competitive advantages in that they reap inherent cost savings (i.e. improving their energy efficiency, minimizing raw materials usage, etc.). US Department of Commerce: Defining Sustainable Manufacturing
  6. 6. US Department of Commerce: Defining Sustainable Manufacturing The creation of manufactured products that use processes that minimize negative environmental impacts, conserve energy and natural resources, are safe for employees, communities and consumers and are economically sound.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Producing for the “Green” marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Processes </li></ul><ul><li>Air and Water Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Optimization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water, Materials, Power </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Ray Gonzales, President and CEO Brighton Economic Development Corporation Brighton, Colorado
  9. 9. Brighton EDC: A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP <ul><li>501C6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established in 1974 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unique Public-Private Partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60% public funded (City of Brighton, Colorado) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40% private funded (annual membership) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>22 member Board </li></ul><ul><li>45 investors </li></ul><ul><li>14 regional partners </li></ul>
  10. 10. VISION <ul><li>Our vision is to enhance Brighton’s quality of life by fostering and supporting economic growth that will ensure Brighton as a desirable place to live, work, learn and play. </li></ul>
  11. 11. FOCUS <ul><li>Business Attraction </li></ul><ul><li>Business Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Business Retention </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Development </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Development & Education </li></ul>
  12. 12. BRIGHTON, COLORADO <ul><li>In 2008, 2 nd fastest growing city in U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009, Brighton was named Colorado’s Biggest Boom Town </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009, Brighton employers announced the creation of more than 2,200 jobs and invested more than $500 million in land, facilities and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>59 Active Prospects to date </li></ul>
  13. 13. LOCATION ADVANTAGE HIGHLIGHTS <ul><li>Transportation Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>20 Miles from Downtown Denver </li></ul><ul><li>15 minutes from Denver International Airport </li></ul><ul><li>2 railroads (UP and Burlington Northern) </li></ul><ul><li>Access to a highly skilled workforce </li></ul>
  14. 14. SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify future and current demand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern Colorado continues to attract a variety of manufacturing industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 2,300 jobs created </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 300 existing manufacturing companies are located in Super Region </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Key Observations <ul><li>Becoming sustainable is a process, not an event – it’s never finished. </li></ul><ul><li>Many success factors have little to do with Education/Training/ Workforce Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Must have view both inside and outside of the organization (vendors and supply chain) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Key Observations (con’t) <ul><li>A sustainable worker and a traditional worker can be hard to distinguish </li></ul><ul><li>Measurement is critical, as is ease of Interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>Less or More: How is excess capacity repurposed? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sustainability Strategy, Leadership Key Roles, Staff Across Organization Skills for Sustainability Efficiency Opportunities, Metrics, Goals
  18. 18. Sustainability Opportunities: Components of a Sustainability Strategy <ul><li>Overall Efficiency Processes </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Energy Efficient Machinery </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade, Retrofit Systems (power, water, lighting) </li></ul><ul><li>Repurposing of Waste/Scrap (internally and externally) </li></ul><ul><li>Repurposing of excess heat, power, water </li></ul><ul><li>New markets, marketing strategies </li></ul><ul><li>People, human operations </li></ul>
  19. 19. What Skills Enhance Sustainability? <ul><li>Technical Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance, Operations, Assembly, Waste Management, Facilities, Instrumentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Planning Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability Strategy, Energy Systems, Line Setup, Waste-to-Profit, Human Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy, Sustainability Team Management, Project Management, Sales, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Interpretation of Measurement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Measurement Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring Resource Usage, Supply Chain Compliance, Progress Towards Sustainability Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engineering Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product Development, Process Development </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Roles, Skill Categories
  21. 21. Strategy, Leadership <ul><li>Establish commitment to sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritize sustainability opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Influence supply/distribution network </li></ul><ul><li>Build strategic alliances </li></ul>
  22. 22. Product/Process Design <ul><li>Materials Optimization </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Waste capture, reuse strategy </li></ul>
  23. 23. Technical <ul><li>Machinery Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Machinery Operations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Instrumentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of Mechanical, Electrical and Computational skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring Emissions, Efficiency of Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water Reuse systems </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Support <ul><li>Information Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Measuring and Communicating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Purchasing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sourcing and Auditing Sustainable Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distribution Efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting the Value of sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized Scheduling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Education and Training <ul><li>Creation of new offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of Consulting and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales and Marketing, Purchasing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reframing of existing offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Process Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lean, Six-Sigma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skilled Trades </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Augmenting existing offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instrumentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measurement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply Chain/Logistics </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. A Practical Approach To Green Training Randy Hountz, Associate Director
  27. 27. Agenda <ul><li>Considerations for a “Green” Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation/Making it Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Purdue Training Suite </li></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation
  28. 28. Green Training Considerations <ul><li>Definition of Green Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Future Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>New Products/Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Making it Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Certification </li></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation
  29. 29. Foundation <ul><li>Start with academic/industry foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement of Purdue faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Model training after “lean” training </li></ul><ul><li>Have to make it practical/immediately useful </li></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation
  30. 30. Final Program Structure <ul><li>Green Generalist Training (Green 101) 1-day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience: General Workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: Training with Hands-on Simulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green Specialist Certificate Series 6-days </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience: Plant Engineers, Environmental Managers, Green Team Participants, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: Training with Hands-on Simulation or On-site Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SME Certificate Exam Preparation 3-days </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: Training only for Certificate Exam with Accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>through Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation Final Program Structure <ul><li>Green Generalist Training (Green 101) 1-day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience: General Workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: Training with Hands-on Simulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green Specialist Certificate Series 6-days </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience: Plant Engineers, Environmental Managers, Green Team Participants, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: Training with Hands-on Simulation or On-site Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SME Certificate Exam Preparation 3-days </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: Training only for Certificate Exam with Accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>through Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) </li></ul></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation
  31. 31. Specialist Modules <ul><li>Material Use & Solid Waste Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Dumpster Dive” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental Business Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Putting Sustainability into Practice” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy Management </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Water & Waste Water </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ H 2 0 Conservation” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Climate Change & Air Emissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Pollution Solutions” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green Chemistry & Chemical Wastes </li></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation
  32. 32. Program Outcomes <ul><li>Convey key concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of implementation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the business case for sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation for further Kaizen events </li></ul><ul><li>Prep for SME Exam </li></ul>Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation
  33. 33. Copyright 2009 Purdue Research Foundation Train-the- Trainer National Roll-out Status
  34. 34. Questions?
  35. 35. Thank You! Joel Simon, Associate VP CAEL (312) 499-2678 [email_address] Randy Hountz, Associate Director Technical Assistance Program (765) 494-0766 [email_address] Ray Gonzales, President and CEO Brighton Economic Development 303-655-2154 [email_address]

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