The Number One Challenge for Oregon Employers

The Number One Challenge for Oregon Employers

Recently the Oregon Talent Council (OTC) released their latest report on the manufacturing workforce landscape in our state. OMEP is proud to partner with the Oregon Talent council on several initiatives, including our Smart Talent program. Over the past two years the OTC has sought out the opinions and…

Workforce as Competitive Advantage Workshop

We all know that finding skilled workers is a challenge. Once you find them, ramp-up times for new employees are costly. Your workforce challenges don’t have to be such a financial burden. Join our hands-on workshop to learn how to get a scalable training infrastructure that boosts new hire ramp-up…

CabDoor Learning Tour

Due to limited space this event is only open to manufacturers and OMEP sponsors. Thank you for understanding. Cabdoor is a custom cabinet door manufacturer supplying the small to medium cabinet maker. They have achieved a profitable and streamlined operation by implementing lean throughout the manufacturing floor and in…

Tools for Conscious Leadership: Proven Strategies for Improving Performance

OMEP’s Tools for Conscious Leadership is a transformational course based around the framework of a consistent daily management system. This program equips leaders to sustain continuous improvement gains by engaging and empowering employees. Designed for manufacturers who are committed to building and leveraging the business advantage of a continuous improvement…

Miles Fiberglass Learning Tour: Share to Grow

Due to high demand and limited space, this event is only open to manufacturers and sponsors. Thank you for your understanding. Founded in 1963, Miles Fiberglass and Composites is a family owned corporation with plants in Oregon City and Portland, OR. MFC has nearly 50…

6 Telltale Signs Your Manufacturing Company is a Learning Organization

There has been a lot of talk recently about creating and maintaining a ‘learning culture’ in manufacturing. You may have asked yourself, ‘are we a learning organization?’ and then scratched your head, wondering what a ‘learning organization’ actually looks like… What is a learning organization? The concept of a learning…