Get FREE tuition for the skills training you need to start a career in the Memphis Medical Device Industry through MOVE-HIRE.

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Workers Needed

The medical device industry employs nearly 17,000 people locally, but the industry
cannot grow without more people who are trained for these important careers.




Possible Per Year

Careers in this industry can pay competitive salaries up to $80,000/year, including machinists, machine operators, metal finishers, quality assurance, packaging, and logistics. All training is tied to real jobs in the Greater Memphis Area. MOVE-HIRE is designed to move low wage, unemployed, and under-employed workers to high-paying manufacturing careers.



No Experience Needed

MOVE-HIRE participants will receive industry-recognized credentials and work-based learning opportunities
including apprenticeships, on-the-job training, and internships to prepare participants for careers in this


Who Is Eligible?

You can participate in MOVE-HIRE if you...

  • Are 18 Years or older
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Live in the 9 county Memphis Metro Area
  • Demonstrate the ability to earn a Silver Level National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
  • Can Describe your Employment Status as one of the following...

    • Underemployed: Seeking Full Time Employment but are employed part-time or employed full-time but making less than $15/hour
    • Unemployed Workers: Seeking Full Time Employment
    • Incumbent Workers: Underrepresented in the targeted industry (including women and minorities). 

Skills Training Partners

Arkansas State University Mid-South
Moore Tech
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Southwest Tennessee Community College
Logo of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis

Local Industry Partners

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Bartlett Area Chamber
Logo of GMAC Workforce
Logo of American Job Center
Greater Memphis Medical Device Council
Logo of Great Memphis Chamber
Logo of Edge Economic Development Growth Engine