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Employer Survey: PLASTICS
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Your Company Name
Your Phone Number
What jobs related to plastic are in need?
Thinking about these jobs over the next 3-5 years, what education and training does your company require?
No High School Diploma or GED
High School Diploma or GED
Industry Certification (without College Coursework)
A College Certificate or Diploma
A College Associate's Degree
How will your company’s need for these employees change over the next 3-5 years?
Remain the Same
What is the typical hourly rate for an OPERATOR with no experience?
What is the typical hourly rate for a PROCESS TECHNICIAN with no experience?
What is the typical hourly rate for a MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN with no experience?
What is the wage progression for a successful Operator? For a Process Technician? For a Maintenance Technician?
What is the job progression for a successful Operator? For a Process Technician? For a Maintenance Technician?
How many Operators do you typically hire each year?
How many Process Technicians do you typically hire each year?
How many Maintenance Technicians do you typically hire each year?
For which do you have the greatest difficulty finding qualified hires?
What are the top 5 skills that applicants seeking positions at your company need to possess?
Job-Specific Technical Skills
Working with Diverse Groups of People
If you indicated "Other," please describe the skills needed:
Which skills do you find missing in applicants for operator positions?
Job-Specific, Technical Skills
Adjusting to Manufacturing Culture
If you indicated "Other," please describe the skills missing in applicants:
Thinking about the last three years, how have the skills required to adequately perform operator or process technician jobs changed?
Remained the Same
Thinking about the jobs that have required increased skills over the last three years, which of the following are reasons for your increased training needs?
Promote career development of incumbent workers
Need to improve the quality of output
Develop a more adaptable and flexible workforce
Changes in technology
Need to improve worker productivity
Changes in how the work is organized
Improve employee morale
Changes in the products or services you provide
Maintain or gain competitive advantage against local companies
Legal requirements for additional training
Help incumbent workers develop more positive work habits
New hires did not possess the required skills
Address turnover issues with new hires
If you indicated "Other," please describe your reasons for needed increased training:
Does your company provide tuition reimbursement for employees who are obtaining a certificate or degree associated with their current job or for advancement in your company?
Yes, job-related training only
Yes. reimbursement is not restricted to job-related training