Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP)

Looking for a Job?  It's time to AAMP UP your life!

The Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP) is a job training program that works with both our educational and corporate partners to fill vacant positions with graduates who show the proper work ethic and basic skill levels required by our area manufacturers.  

  • AAMP launched Monday, April 1st 2019 at the Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • AAMP training slots are paid positions: $15 per hour ($13 per hour with an additional $2 per hour paid at graduation)
  • AAMP is a four-week, 160-hour training experience, developing the hard and soft skills employers need and demand
  • AAMP is a State of Indiana INTraining approved, SEAL accredited job training program that prepares individuals to fill vacant positions with our area’s advanced manufacturers
  • AAMP works in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, Purdue Polytechnic, the Center for Employee Development (C4ED), Vincennes University and local employers to prepare Anderson residents for employment
  • The four-week intensive program includes hands-on training in LEAN manufacturing techniques, basic operation of tools used by area advanced manufacturers, fork lift operation OSHA 10 safety and other skills required by employers in the area
  • AAMP graduate will earn: college credit from Ivy Tech; Forklift Operator certifications; an Advanced Manufacturing Certificate issued jointly with Purdue University, Ivy Tech Community College, Vincennes University and Center 4 Employee Development; the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate; OSHA 10 certification
  • Each student has private interviews with the HR teams of the participating employers at the end of the training program for prospective employment
  • AAMP will utilize the same applicant selection, training and participation criteria as AAMP participating companies
Week 1
  • Daily Work Conditioning x 2
  • Introduction to Employer Partners
  • Site Visits to Employer Partners
  • IVYT 111 Personal Finance
  • IVYT 111 Money Matters
  • Madison County Federal Credit Union
  • OSHA 10 (VU)
  • Begin Application Process to Employers
Week 2
  • Daily Work Conditioning x 2
  • Introduction to 5S (Simulator Time)
  • LEAN Simulator
  • Continuous Improvement
  • PDCA
  • Statistical Process
  • Gauging
  • A3 (8 Step)
  • Calipers
Week 3
  • Daily Work Conditioning x 2
  • Multi-Generational Workforce Issues
  • IVYT 111 Effective Listening
  • IVYT 111 Critical Thinking
  • IVYT 111 Diversity
  • IVYT 111 Communication Styles
  • IVYT 111 Conflict Resolution
Week 4
  • Daily Work Conditioning x 2
  • Final Resume Review
  • Interview Techniques
  • Mock Interview
  • Dress for Success
  • Employer Interviews
  • Graduation

For more information, contact:

Greg Winkler
Executive Director of Economic Development
City of Anderson

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