Mechatronics: Exploring the Changing Role of Maintenance Technicians

When:  Apr 24, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET)

Pillar / Topic Alignment = Pillar 1 / Business & Management

Description

Technology adoption from robotics to software to mobile solutions has transformed the operation and maintenance of manufacturing plants. With these changes, the role of maintenance workers has shifted, requiring a multi-discipline approach sometimes referred to as Mechatronics. In this presentation, we cover new maintenance skill requirements, the skills gap in the workforce, the rise of mechatronics programs and where to find qualified resources.