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Overcome labor shortages with manufacturing operations management (MOM)

Estimated Watching Time: 47 minutes


Electronics manufacturing employees discussing labor shortage challenges on the shop room floor with automated machinery nearby

Electronics manufacturers must balance costs, quality, and innovation and now, a deficit of skilled workers. The labor shortage spans the globe and impacts multiple industries, especially electronics manufacturers.

How can technology help us with the labor shortage? Watch this on demand webinar to learn about: 

  • Trends and challenges in electronics manufacturing
  • Factors that drive labor shortages
  • Actions to avert the labor and talent crisis
  • Benefits of digitalization and automation
  • Efficiencies MOM provides in different areas of the industry

The challenge of recruiting skilled labor for electronics manufacturing

While there is a deficit of skilled and unskilled workers retirement is a large contributing factor.

Why? Baby Boomers, the largest generation, have or will reach retirement age at some point between 2011 and 2029. For example, in 2010, 13.1% of Americans were 65 or older, one in eight. It hit 16.9 percent by 2020, one in six, and is expected to exceed 21 percent, one in four, by 2030.

The void left by retirees and growing labor crisis has led to the loss of institutional knowledge, an excess of unqualified, unprepared job searchers and a shortage of entry-level applicants.

Electronics manufacturers must be creative to solve today’s labor challenges.

Benefits of integrating a manufacturing operations management system

Solutions to the labor shortage crisis include searching abroad, preserving knowledge and using a manufacturing operations management (MOM) solution to holistically digitalize and automate manufacturing processes, filling the labor gaps.

  • Benefits of using MOM include, but are not limited to:
  • Real-time visibility and traceability
  • Tasks, processes, materials and tools automation
  • Setup and execution guidance
  • Error and rework avoidance

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