Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP)

  • AAMP launches Monday April 1st 2019 at the Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • AAMP is a 160 hour, 4 week 40 hours per week, work readiness program
  • AAMP training slots are paid positions: $1,600 for the entire 160 hour program
  • For the first 3 months there will be up to 30 applicants accepted for each month
  • AAMP training and curriculum has been created by Purdue Anderson with direction from NTN, NTK Red Gold & Sirmax and is open to additional company participation
  • AAMP is modeled after the Lafayette RAMP program created by Subaru & Conexus which has successfully reduced new employee turnover by 60% while reducing costs
  • AAMP will utilize the same applicant selection, training and participation criteria as AAMP participating companies

Draft Curriculum

Week 1
  • Introduction – Mission/Vision/Company Backgrounds
  • Work Conditioning/Safety/Ergonomics
  • Hygiene/Contracts
  • Role Play/LES Simulator/Conflict Resolution
  • Gauging/Gauging and Job Shadow with Industry Partners
  • 5S/Simulator
Week 2
  • Daily Work Conditioning (Stretching, Physical Activity)
  • Change Management – Who Moved My Cheese
  • Calipers/Calipers and Job Shadow with Industry Partners
  • Effective Listening
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Tensile Testing/ and Tensile Testing Job Shadow with Industry Partners
Week 3
  • Daily Work Conditioning
  • Standard Work
  • LEAN Simulator
  • PDCA
  • Paradigms
Week 4
  • Daily Work Conditioning
  • A3 (8 Step)
  • Review
  • Reflection
  • Graduation
  • Next Steps – Industry Partners

To participate in AAMP as a company or as a candidate contact Marc Slayton & Vince Smith:

Marc Slayton - Economic Development City of Anderson 765-602-2582 

Vince Smith - JobSource Madison County 765-603-9670

AAMP Sponsors