Episode 35: The Emerging Workforce of Advanced Manufacturing

Podcast Guest: Matthew Kirchner, President, Lab Midwest

January 2022  | 26.57

Episode 35 Transcript, Show Notes, and Podcast Feedback Survey

What is the number one skill that manufacturing looks for in recruiting? With emerging technologies and Industry 4.0, the landscape in manufacturing is changing every day. Despite the new corresponding skills technicians will need for career success, there are important perennial skills in the manufacturing industry. What are these skills? How will a technician integrate these cross-disciplinary skills for maximum effectiveness?  Find out more in this podcast and hear how manufacturers are working with educators to develop credentialing and certification programs for an effective talent pipeline that is ready for the future of work.


 Matthew Kirchner
President, Lab Midwest


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