Workforce Development Needs
Indiana ranks number one in the U.S. when it comes to per capita manufacturing employment. 17% of Hoosier jobs are in manufacturing. Add to that the number of people employed in logistics and supply chain and you’ll find that a full one in five people earns her livelihood here in Indiana making and moving products.
With such a profound impact on the state, it’s vitally important that Indiana’s Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics (AML) talent keep pace with industry needs. Right now in Indiana, these industries boast thousands of job openings, a wage premium of 30 to 40 percent, and tech-laden manufacturing and logistics environments that would be foreign to the industry’s workforce of just 30 years ago. These attributes present new challenges when it comes to workforce development, and Conexus Indiana is leading the charge to help our AML industry continue to grow.
Workforce Development Solution
Conexus Indiana was created to capitalize on Indiana’s AML industry, leveraging our strong position to become the global Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics leader. Our number one focus? Workforce development. Baby boomer retirements, new technologies, and rising manufacturing costs overseas mean more career opportunities for Hoosiers. The driving question: How do we create a pipeline of skilled workers ready to contribute to manufacturing and logistics operations from day one? The Conexus answer: