Preparing the Next generation WorkForce

Presented By:

Glenn Marshall

Session Abstract:

Then WWII…


…By Hand

 “Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) was one of the first companies to deploy TWI – Job Instruction to help transform non-traditional workers into skilled workers in week’s not months to win World War II, states Glenn Marshall, Chair for Association of Manufacturing Excellence initiative to close the nation’s skills gap. “Now, NNS has taken the next step using Augmented Reality (AR) to digitally overlay information on the real world using mobile devices in conjunction with TWI Job Instruction step by step processes and key points. Taking new and unskilled workers using AR to enable them to perform operations correctly the first time and every time in days, not weeks.”

 Now Global Economic Race…



…By Mobile Devises


About the Facilitator:

Glenn Marshall is currently serving on the strategy team for Revitalization of North American Manufacturing and leads the initiative for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) by focusing on Manufacturing as a Desirable Career. This initiative is designed to reduce the critical talent shortage of skilled workers for advanced technology, logistics, and manufacturing. In this role he reaches out to business leaders, academia, students, veterans, and policymakers to promote innovative ideas to create more opportunities and candidates for high paying careers in designing and making things at home, again.

He was the Benchmarking & Process Excellence Champion for Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS). This position require him to identify performance gaps and then finding industry best practices to address those issues, and then deploying them. He was engaged with all levels of the corporation, supply chain, and the Navy. He led the Northrop Grumman proposal team from NNS to support the Navy’s Task Force Lean initiative. He continues to work with NNS in its outreach to the public schools and colleges on their Career Pathways program.

He is actively involved with other learning organizations and serves on the Association for Manufacturing Excellence – SE board of directors. He help launch the AME APQC Benchmarking Community of Practice with Raytheon, Boeing, Eaton, Northrop Grumman and other industry leaders.

Glenn is Lean and Six Sigma Certified. He is an AME Manufacturing Excellence, Virginia and South Carolina Manufacturing Excellence examiner. He received a degree in business and economics from Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the ARMY’s Officer Candidate School.