Scaling the Applied Manufacturing Career Pathways Pyramid

Room: Blue Level, Suite 20

A workshop regarding the MACWIC advanced manufacturing career pyramid, how it works to fill the skills gap and the pipeline, and how it benefits the dislocated worker. The pyramid outlines the various skills and credentials necessary for each level of manufacturing employment from entry level through senior operations.

  • Lisa Derby Oden, M.S.  -  Workforce Program Coordinator, MassMEP

  • Leslie Parady, C.A.G.S.  -  Project Manager, MassMEP
  • Amy Ackroyd, B.A.  -  Vice President of HR, TRU Corporation
  • Kathy Rentsch, Ph.D.  -  Dean of Business and Technology, Quinsigamond Community College
  • Torbjorn Bergstrom, Ph.D.  -  Mechanical Engineering Operations Manager, Worcester Polytechnic Institute