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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Reno Cerakote

Reno Cerakote wanted to reinforce their commitment to quality while expanding to new markets and investing in personnel development. Reno Cerakote approached Manufacture Nevada, part of the MEP National Network™, for assistance with achieving ISO 9001-2015 due to Manufacture Nevada’s extremely good track record for successfully transitioning Nevada manufacturers to ISO certification.

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Mary's Gone Crackers

Through an employee engagement survey, MGC discovered a feeling of segregation between the leadership and subordinates. For help, the company turned to our business advisors at Manufacture Nevada, part of the MEP National Network.

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Sable Systems International

Sable Systems International is a four-time attendee of Manufacture Nevada’s ExporTech program and uses the process to develop a new market every year. Export experts train new employees in the complexities of paperwork, their experienced export coach provides support and the paid UNLV intern’s market research is up-to-the-minute accurate.

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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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Orbus Exhibit and Display

Manufacture Nevada met with Orbus Exhibit and Display to discuss their needs. Their headquarters in Illinois had started their lean venture and the Nevada operation needed assistance with implementing the same lean concepts. Manufacture Nevada started with an assessment of the Nevada manufacturing operations and an analysis of the lean processes the Illinois plant had put in place. Manufacture Nevada provided lean training to key supervisors and then coached their implementation of Value Stream Mapping and 5S. Manufacture Nevada worked with Orbus’ schedule and implemented lean in short sessions over several months with very minimal disruption to Orbus’ schedule.