MOVE-HIRE Program Gains Momentum

Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, MOVE-HIRE is a tuition free skills training program, providing industry recognized credentials, and work-based learning opportunities, including apprenticeships, on the job training, and internships to prepare participants for careers in the medical device industry. Through its partnership with the Workforce Investment Network, the MOVE-HIRE program identified the following number of people interested in careers within the medical device industry.

• Engineers: 166

• Packagers: 116

• Logistics Technicians: 112

• Quality Assurance:114

• Metal Finishers: 51

• Pre-Apprentice Machinists: 94

These individuals will be placed with MOVE-HIRE educational regional training partners to work towards certification and career placement.