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Greg Jones: Smartforce

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Presentations from R3D@Tri-C, the Regional 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Conference, held on June 18 and 19, 2015, at Tri-C’s Advanced Technology Training Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Greg Jones: Smartforce

  1. 1. AMT Manufacturing Mandate • Incentive R&D and Innovation in new products and manufacturing technologies • Increase global competitiveness for U.S. manufacturers • Build a better educated and trained Smartforce
  2. 2. Smartforce Development • Support grants, scholarships and academic challenges in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) programs • Advocate for industry-supported national manufacturing skills certifications (NIMS) • Advocate for manufacturing technology degree programs at community colleges and engineering programs at universities to include apprenticeships and internships where applicable
  3. 3. US Manufacturing
  4. 4. Does the Skills Gap exist? • 84% of executives agree there is a talent shortage in U.S. mfg • Inability to recruit/hire the personnel with the right skill sets to match hiring needs • Chronic condition: 250,000 - 300,000 open positions in manufacturing • All industries are competing for talent in the same limited pool of talent
  5. 5. Deloitte: Skills Gap Report • Over the next 10 years: – 3.4 million new jobs – 1.4 million qualified workers • Skills Gap: 2 million qualified workers
  6. 6. Re-Shoring + Foreign Direct Investment
  7. 7. US Labor Cost Difference
  8. 8. US Mfg: Market Size • $2.1 Trillion
  9. 9. Career Pathways in Mfg http://www.amtonline.org/career_pathways.cfm
  10. 10. STEM by the numbers:
  11. 11. STEM improves graduation rates
  12. 12. STEM in Mfg
  13. 13. Payscale: Majors Most Likely to lead to Underemployment 1) Criminal Justice 2) Business Management & Administration 3) Healthcare Administrator 4) General Studies 5) Sociology 6) English Language and Literature 7) Graphic Design 8) Liberal Arts 9) Education 10) Psychology
  14. 14. Payscale: Majors Least Likely to lead to Underemployment 1) Civil & Environmental Engineering 2) Aerospace Engineering 3) Computer Engineering 4) Chemical Engineering 5) Law 6) Physics 7) Mechanical Engineering 8) Electrical Engineering 9) Geology 10) Mathematics
  15. 15. Career ∆: Jobs  Innovation • Integrated Product Design & Development • Direct Digital Manufacturing • Collaborative Robots: vision systems; high- speed sending technologies • Hybrid manufacturing: marrying additive and subtractive on one machine platform • Industrial Internet of Things (IoT): cloud computing and machine-to-machine communication
  16. 16. The iOS Economy • More than 1 million jobs • 627,000 in the iOS ecosystem • 334,000 other related jobs • 66,000 Apple direct employees • 380,000 Members: Apple paid developer program • $8 billion in App store income earned by U.S. developers • Overall App economy will exceed $150 billion within three years
  17. 17. The Maker Economy • 2009: MakerBot • 2013: Acquired in a stock deal for $403 million by Stratasys • 2015: closed some retail locations • 2015: 400 employees • Current openings: 31
  18. 18. Careers in Additive Mfg
  19. 19. Drafters
  20. 20. Industrial Designers
  21. 21. CNC Machinists
  22. 22. Field Service Technicians
  23. 23. Materials Engineer
  24. 24. Chemists and Materials Scientists
  25. 25. Industrial Engineers
  26. 26. Electrical Engineers
  27. 27. Electro-Mechanical Technicians
  28. 28. Mechanical Engineers
  29. 29. Mechanical Engineering Technicians
  30. 30. Bio-Medical Engineers
  31. 31. Aerospace Engineers
  32. 32. Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians
  33. 33. Software Developers
  34. 34. Computer Programmers
  35. 35. Computer Systems Analysts
  36. 36. Database Administrators
  37. 37. MTConnect Student Challenge • Challenge.gov by Department of Defense • MTConnect Machine Control Communication Standard: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) • Community College Students: Ideation Applications due in September • Cash Prizes for student projects that enable MTConnect applications for device connectivity
  38. 38. Questions/Comments? Greg Jones, Vice President, Smartforce Development, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology gjones@amtonline.org Twitter: @GregoryAJones

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