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Maintenance and Manufacturing Hiring Intelligence

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Original date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Abstract: 
Identifying and hiring talented technical employees in the manufacturing industry is not an easy task for Maintenance, Operations and HR leaders. In today's manufacturing economy, automation and computerization have taken over vast sections of the industry leaving technical employees to hold greater control over assembly assets and making more decisions about how to deploy, manage, and maintain equipment.   Manufacturers need to hire talented technical employees that have multi skills abilities to do many jobs and that have the capability to adjust, repair and troubleshoot various type of equipment. Relying on a good CV, past experience and a good academic background is no longer adequate. In order to solve this issue, innovative maintenance, operation and HR executives are now turning into "hands on" and troubleshooting simulation mechanical and electrical assessments prior to hire to get talented technical employees.In this presentation, you will see and learn:- How leaders includes mechanical and electrical simulator assessments in their hiring process to get the data they needs for making smart hiring decisions.- The accuracy and validation testing factors of the simulator technology based on scientific researches.- How to save costs by delegating more maintenance responsibilities to your employees- Case studies, results, returns and gains made at specific manufacturing companies
BoK Content Source: 
MainTrain 2016
BoK Content Type: 
Presentation Slides
Presentation Paper
Asset Management Framework Subject: 
05 Organization & People, 5.05 Competence Management
Maintenance Management Framework Subject: 
01 Business & Organization Context, 1.2 Enablers & Constraints, 07 Human Resource Management, 7.2 Education, Training & Development, 7.3 Skills & Qualification Mgmt
Author Title: 
General Manager
Author Employer: 
OptiTest
Author Bio: 

Philippe  has over 20 years of experience in HR, technology and media sectors. Philippe and his certified administrator team assist manufacturers in making smart personnel decisions by assessing current and future technical employees on mechanical and electrical simulators prior. Prior to joining OptiTest, Philippe had key roles in managing operations and business development  with large organizations including The Canadian Press, QMI News Agency. Philippe is a graduate from Laval University and holds diplomas in Industrial Relations and in Business.