Strategies to Train, Upskill, & Engage Your Workforce

Do these challenges sound familiar?

You want to provide fulfilling careers to your team.

It takes too long to train people.

You need capable people ready to make decisions while you are away.

You want your managers to be successful leaders.

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Employee Training

Help Employees Grow Their Skills

Your team is the key to the success of your business. Watch your best workers become your best supervisors, and your whole team drive more efficiency on the shop floor through our training programs and network of training resources.

“Nevada Industry Excellence has consistently responded to our manufacturing, process improvement and employee development requests. Manufacture Nevada’s portfolio of services and experienced resources have been a fit to our needs in supporting and improving, both our current and future growth demands.”

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Katie Sherin
COO, Public Restroom Company
A Manufacturing Business Advisor helps train an employee on standards to improve safety on the factory floor.
Employee Retention

Keep & Train Your Best Employees

Turnover can be one of the most costly threats to a manufacturing business. We develop tailored strategies that improve employee job satisfaction and upskill your best workers, so they stick around for the long haul.

“Manufacture Nevada is an amazing resource. Pure Gold.”

Robbin Turner
Robbin Turner
President, Sable Systems International
Workforce Utilization

Help Your Employees Reach Their Full Potential

Poor time utilization can cause low morale and lead to poor team performance. Let’s work together to develop strategies to ensure your workers reach their full potential – improving your workforce’s efficiency and job satisfaction.

“Manufacture Nevada’s training and expertise in lean manufacturing provided the right tools at the right time to help grow our new product line and fit it into our existing facility. Our new Bio Cart is now a standardized product that is ready to dominate the market!”

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Aaron Kozar
VP & General Manager, Orbus Exhibit and Display
A Manufacturing Business Advisor helps train an employee on standards to improve safety on the factory floor.
Company Culture

Define & Create the Culture You Want in Your Workplace

Create a business people want to work for. Together, we can determine what it means to be a part of your company and equip your managers with the tools they need to align your whole workforce with the new vision.

"It used to be maybe an idea would get tossed out and people would say we have done it this way for 15 or 20 years, why should we change? Now our workers have set up lean manufacturing cellularized lines and let the employees design the lines and take ownership of it because it is theirs.”

Bill Martin
Bill Martin
Quality Assurance Manager, MicroMetl

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Jensen Metaltech

Rapid growth at the company led to the creation of a workforce that was experiencing high turnover. There was also a significant increase in rework, related to a combination of the turnover and weak control on manufacturing drawings. Additionally, 15% of the workforce had English as a second language. With supervisors receiving only limited basic supervision training from the Nevada Association of Employers and the rest of the workforce receiving no soft skills training at all, action had to be taken to improve retention and reduce rework costs. Jensen decided that by combining the teamwork elements of implementing a company wide 5S (sort, set in order, shine, standardize, sustain) initiative along with integrating supervisory and coaching skills, improvements could be made in both rework reduction and workforce improvements.

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GE Engine Services

Manufacture Nevada’s industrial experience and strong partnerships with state and local entities proved invaluable in solving GE’s concerns. Manufacture Nevada worked with local authorities and the Plant Manager, Anup Kolatkar, to work through difficult applications for the incentives for their expansion Manufacture Nevada was successful in providing and sourcing training funds from Train Employees Now through the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

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Manufacture Nevada met with Air-Care to discuss their needs. After an assessment of the manufacturing operations, Manufacture Nevada provided Lean, 5S, and Quick Changeover (SMED) training to key supervisors and line staff. The implementation phase consisted of coaching on the principles. Manufacture Nevada worked with Air-Care’s schedule and implemented lean in short visits over 3 months with very minimal disruption to their schedule.

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WMS Gaming

The FOCUS classes, hosted by Manufacture Nevada, gave WMS the ability to put the knowledge they gained into action to create an energy project for its facilities. The proposed solution was the installation of an energy management system (EMS). This would precisely control the lighting use and reduce the waste inherent in their current lighting practices. The EMS will make use of occupancy sensors, photo sensors, and computer-controlled lighting management to help the company realize substantial energy and cost savings.

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North Sails Minden

Manufacture Nevada local project managers conducted onsite facility assessments, reviewed manufacturing steps and concerns, and worked with North’s Operations Manager, Plant Manager and Human Resources Manager. Together they designed Lean workshops to incorporate North’s existing process and flow and encourage employee participation and idea generation for improvements. They conducted an onsite Lean workshop as an employee introduction and stimulus to lean improvement methodologies, to be followed by a more detailed session with North hosting a week long Lean Leader workshop involving key lead personnel and to delve deeper into more lean concepts and principles. They finished with an onsite workplace Kaizen improvement event and implementation in their production facility involving the manufacturing leads along with production line personnel.