TOPIC: Create a Training Program that Pays a Measurable Return
Best plants begin with a commitment to maintaining the best workforce. Jack Schron, president of Tooling U, presents an overview of the latest education and training methods that help enable successful manufacturers meet the growing skills gap in labor. Learn how to achieve corporate goals by increasing productivity, efficiency and innovation through effective training methods. Gus Bliese, Global Sourcing Educational Training Consultant for GE Healthcare Clinical Systems, presents a current case study of his global training initiative that continues to produce measurable results for his workforce.
Jack Schron, President and Co-founder of Tooling U
Jack Schron is president and co-founder of Tooling U and President of Jergens Inc. With Jergens Inc. since 1978, he held various manufacturing positions until being named president in 1987.
Schron also serves on many boards of directors such as the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Industrial Supply & Manufacturers Association and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills. He holds a bachelor's degree from Florida Southern College and a juris doctor from Ohio Northern University.
Gus Bliese, Global Sourcing Educational Training Consultant, GE Healthcare Clinical Systems
Gus Bliese recently returned to GE Healthcare after retiring in 2006 with 31 years of employment. He currently serves as their Global Sourcing Educational Training Consultant . His 31 years at GE included a variety of managerial positions in the areas of shop operations, inventory control, production planning & control, warehousing & logistics, master scheduling and manufacturing engineering. His academic credentials include an associate's in machine design from Waukesha Technical College, a bachelor's in industrial technology from the University of Wisconsin Stout and a master's in business administration from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater.