Host: Paul Wellener, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Presenters: Amy Wolbeck, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Victor Reyes, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Chad Moutray, Ph.D., Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers, and Director, Center for Manufacturing Research, The Manufacturing Institute
The US public considers manufacturing increasingly important to the economy; however, perceptions about the industry are not in line with the current reality. This gap in perception translates into difficulty attracting employees. How can manufacturers bring perceptions in line with the current realities of modern facilities, advanced technologies, and career mobility? We'll discuss:
- Key opportunities to reassign the correct perception about modern manufacturing
- Six ways to promote the positive manufacturing workforce experience
- A checklist to position manufacturing as a talent magnet
Meet the speakers
Paul is a Vice Chair, Deloitte LLP, and the leader of the US Industrial Products & Construction practice with Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has more than three decades of experience in the industrial products and automotive sectors and has focused on helping organizations address major transformations. Paul drives key sector industry initiatives to help companies adapt to an environment of rapid change and uncertainty—globalization, exponential technologies, the skills gap, and the evolution of Industry 4.0. Based in Cleveland, Paul also serves as the managing principal of Northeast Ohio.
Victor is a managing director in Deloitte’s Human Capital practice, focused on helping organizations reimagine their people strategies and HR capabilities to deliver business results, enhance talent experience, and anticipate and embrace future workforce challenges. He serves as Deloitte’s Human Capital consulting leader for the Industrial Products & Construction sector. In his more than 23 years as a management consultant, he has designed and implemented programs that include talent strategy, acquisition, and development; HR technology strategy and deployment; global shared services and outsourcing; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and workforce analytics. Victor has served clients in the Americas, Europe, and Southeast Asia, and has worked in multiple industries, including energy, aerospace, financial services, telecom, healthcare, consumer products, retail, and real estate. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Government from Harvard College, and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). For over 15 years, he has led pro bono consulting projects for non-profits across the country. He and his wife live in Washington, DC.