Jefferson College works with individuals interested in the field of manufacturing as well as manufacturing companies, focused on developing a stronger and more productive workforce with a variety of customized training solutions.
For more information on customized training solutions for your business you can go to the Workforce Solutions - Customized Training page.
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Manufacturing Technician Certificate Program (NEW)
The Manufacturing Technician Certificate Program will prepare individuals for employment as entry-level Machine Operators or Production Technicians.This program was developed based on industry standards and employer input! This six-week certification program is comprised of approximately 72 total hours of instruction, which will meet three days per week, with a total of 12 contact hours each week.
Instruction will include education on adequately operating manual or CNC equipment, and maintaining quality parts with respect to utilizing safe machining methods. Detailed information is available by downloading the Manufacturing Technician Training course outline.
Additionally, you may view the Manufacturing Technician brochure.
Manufacturing Technician Application Checklist
NOTE: Funding for the program is available through the Arnold Career Center for eligible participants who qualify as part of the Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. Please review Application Checklist for more information.
* Graduates of the program will be set up with an interview for a job with a local employer
**9 Hours of College Credit can be awarded for program completion. Download the following document for more information: Manufacturing Technician Prior Learning
DAY/DATE/TIME: Mon, Wed, & Fri
LOCATION: MDM Machine
NOTE: There are Prerequisites for admission to this
*** Additional dates and times including evenings and weekends are available. Program can be customized to specific training needs of companies and individuals. Please call (636) 481-3168 for more information.
Lean Sigma Overview
Lean Six Sigma business strategies combine the use of Lean Enterprise tools and the DMAIC (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control) problem solving process to eliminate waste and resolve problems that were previously considered unsolvable. The primary benefit of this overview is to provide a clear understanding of both Lean and Six Sigma disciplines in order to provide clarity in their similarities and differences.
This is a four hour instructor led interactive workshop designed for business owners, managers, and decision makers.
Six Sigma Green Belt
The Six Sigma Green Belt training program blends classroom instruction and exercises with real life project mentoring and problem solving. During the training, each participant will be assigned to a Six Sigma project team to solve a problem within their organization. Problem solving exercises, project mentoring, and presentation of project finding follow each day's instruction.
Training attendees typically come from operations, quality and engineering staff functions. Whatever the student's background, the Green Belt training is based on the building blocks to bring the novice and journeyman to a similar level of effectiveness as a Six Sigma practitioner. The training is also designed to prepare the participants to pass the ASQ CSSGB exam.
Steve has twenty years experience in the deployment of Lean and Six Sigma improvement efforts in a wide variety of industries and locations. He has amassed the following credentials that serve as the basis for his problem solving methods and group's basic philosophy in attaining Business Excellence. He has served as a 3rd party project manager for LeanSigma services since 1998. Previous projects have attained significant improvements in key processes in manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and service industries.
Prior to 1998, Steve held several roles as an engineer and manager for the Frigidaire Company, Donaldson, Inc, and Nordyne, Inc.
SME Certified Lean Practitioner - Silver Level
Phil has sixteen years’ experience in Design, Manufacturing, Lean, and Quality Engineering. During his career he has led many teams and implemented a wide variety of lean and quality driven projects. Along the way he also delivered in-depth training for hundreds of employees regarding safety, leadership, communications, and problem solving.
Prior to his career in manufacturing, Phil served honorably as an Air Force Transportation and Logistics Officer. After his military service, he served in multiple engineering roles with US companies INDEECO and ABB.
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