Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011
Metcam, a fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, announced today that it will be adding 30 new positions to their Forsyth County-based facility. The new manufacturing hires represent a 20% increase in the overall size of Metcam’s workforce.
“Metcam’s ability to produce the highest quality products, delivered on-time continues to generate new opportunities for growth,” states Bruce Hagenau, President of Metcam. “Finding and developing qualified employees is key to helping us make good on the new business agreements we’ve entered.”
The jobs will be good opportunities not only for candidates with previous sheet metal fabrication experience but also for applicants with assembly, paint, hardware or machine operator experience as well as the ability to read blue prints.
Metcam is working with Georgia Quick Start and Lanier Technical College on creating and implementing a training program that supports not only the 30-job expansion, but the continued development of the entire workforce. The training program focuses on quality and productivity enhancement such as lean manufacturing and ISO principles, as well as communication, leadership and collaboration skills. Quick Start will be designing and developing the training material as well as providing instructors for the classes.
“Helping existing Georgia companies grow and stay competitive is a big part of our mission at Quick Start,” said Jackie Rohosky, Technical College System of Georgia Assistant Commissioner of Economic Development Programs and Head of Quick Start. “We’re honored to partner with Metcam as the company creates additional jobs and builds on its successes.”
“The Development Authority of Forsyth County and Lanier Technical College collaborated to assist Metcam with accessing local workforce development and other necessary resources for this expansion. This project is indicative of the economic vitality of our community and we look forward to seeing the fruits of this fantastic partnership,” says Randall Toussaint, Vice President of Economic Development for The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce.
About Georgia Quick Start
Quick Start is Georgia’s internationally acclaimed economic development program that provides customized workforce training at no cost to qualified new, expanding and existing businesses in Georgia. Since 1967, Quick Start has trained more than 877,000 employees through 6,000 projects with a broad range of industries. For more information, visit http://www.GeorgiaQuickStart.org.
Metcam is a fabricator of precision sheet metal components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) representing a wide variety of industries including telecommunications, electronics and HVAC. Metcam’s advanced metalworking capabilities include laser cutting, punching, forming, hardware insertion, welding (including robotics), powder painting, silkscreen and assembly. Metcam also assists clients with product design and manufacturability to reduce their total cost of production. Metcam’s award winning service combined with an aggressive focus on quality, environmental management and lean manufacturing, simplifies the outsourcing decision for firms worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.metcam.com.
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