Graduates will be in a good position to apply for a job at Chrysler, pursue a different skills trade or complete an associate’s or bachelor degree, Woolf said. Project AIM Hire graduates also will have priority in gaining interviews for open positions at Chrysler.
Manufacturing has changed drastically in the last 30 years, Woolf said, and it takes a new type of worker to keep the industry moving forward.
“It’s mainly robotics that put our automotives together,” he added. “People say robotics take away jobs, but they really don’t because it takes a lot of people to keep those robotics running.”
For more information on how students can participate in Project AIM Hire, contact your school’s guidance office.
Lauren Fitch, education reporter, can be reached at (765) 454-8587, Lauren.Fitch@kokomotribune.com or on Twitter @LaurenBFitch.