Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP)

Looking for a Job?  It's time to AAMP UP your life!

The Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP) is a job training program that works with both our educational and corporate partners to fill vacant positions with graduates who show the proper work ethic and basic skill levels required by our area manufacturers.  

  • AAMP launched Monday, April 1st 2019 at the Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • AAMP training slots are paid positions: $1,440 for the entire 120 hour program (3 weeks @ 40 hours per week)
  • AAMP works in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, Purdue Polytechnic, the Center for Employee Development (C4ED), Vincennes University and local employers to prepare Anderson residents for employment
  • The three-week intensive program includes hands-on training in LEAN manufacturing techniques, basic operation of tools used by area advanced manufacturers, fork lift operation OSHA 10 safety and other skills required by employers in the area
  • AAMP graduate will earn college credit from Ivy Tech, a fork lift certification, an Advanced manufacturing Certificate issued by Purdue University, the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate and the OSHA 10 certification
  • Each student has private interviews with the HR teams of the participating employers at the end of the training program for prospective employment
  • AAMP is modeled after the Lafayette RAMP program created by Subaru & Conexus which has successfully reduced new employee turnover by 60% while reducing costs
  • AAMP will utilize the same applicant selection, training and participation criteria as AAMP participating companies
  • AAMP is recognized by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development as an approved training provider on the state’s INTraining Program

For applications to participate in AAMP as a company or as a candidate, contact:

Marc Slayton
Deputy Director of Economic Development
City of Anderson
765-648-6113 or 765-602-2582

Ready to apply?  Click here to download AAMP Application Form!

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