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Employer Resources

NAMC Programming

The Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (NAMC) responds to the needs and demands of the advanced manufacturers in Northeast Massachusetts.  NAMC works to develop the regional workforce pipeline that will provide the skilled employees necessary for advanced manufacturing to remain globally competitive, long into the future. To this end, the consortium leverages a wealth of local, state, and federal resources, which include:

Registered Apprenticeships

NAMC partners with companies to provide up to $5,000 per apprentice to train new hires or existing workers into registered apprenticeship training programs.

Learn more about the apprenticeship program

Access to Talented Labor Force

NAMC continuously runs training programs with our community college and vocational & technical high school partners in electronic technology, machining, welding, quality control, and automation technician. The programs have been vetted by an advisory board of Northeast manufacturers to ensure that the skills learned are applicable to today’s workplace.

Learn more about how to access the talented workforce

To learn more about these resources, please contact:

Brian Norris
Director NAMC
(978) 857-5394
brian.norris@namcnetwork.com


Workforce Development Boards


MassHire Greater Lowell Workforce Board
107 Merrimack Street, 3rd Floor
Lowell, MA 01852
masshiregreaterlowell.com
(978) 937-9816

MassHire North Shore Workforce Board
70 Washington St. Suite 314
Salem, MA 01970
masshire-northshorewb.com
(978) 741-3805

MassHire Merrimack Valley Workforce Board
255 Essex Street, 4th Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840
masshiremvwb.org
(978) 682-7099

MassHire Metro North Workforce Board
186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 216, Fresh Pond Mall
Cambridge, MA  02138
masshiremetronorth.org
(617) 864-1508


Workforce Development Programming


MassHire JobQuest
Online resource to post job openings
https://jobquest.detma.org

Massachusetts Division of Apprentice Standards
Responsible servicing registered apprenticeship programs
www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-apprentice-standards

Work Opportunity Tax Credit 
Tax credits for hiring targeted populations
www.mass.gov/work-opportunity-tax-credit-program-wot

Workforce Training Fund Program
Funding and resources for employee training
www.commcorp.org/wtfp

Safety Grant Program
Funding for workplace safety training
http://www.mass.gov/lwd/workers-compensation/safety/grant-program/

On-the-Job Training (OJT) 
Assistance with the cost of hiring and training new employees
www.mass.gov/dcs/ojt

MassHire BizWorks
Online resource for existing and emerging businesses
www.mass.gov/bizworks
1-800-252-1591


MassHire Career Centers


MassHire Career Centers
Offer employment and training services for job seekers and employers.
www.mass.gov/masshire-career-centers