Scott Ellsworth is the Principal and Owner of Scott Ellsworth Consulting and currently serves as MSSC Senior Advisor to Ohio. In this role he works with government entities, trade associations, community colleges, career tech centers, and employers to understand the value of the MSSC program and CPT credential for their clients, students, and themselves. In his role as a manufacturer, Scott has experience with implementing a regional MSSC credentialing program, embedding it into current curriculum at the CTC level, and the success of hiring employees who have received the credential. Scott is the former Director of Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships (BLU). BLU is a Washington DC-based advocacy and education organization that strives to bring employers into the workforce and skills gap discussion. Prior to BLU, Scott was GM and Vice President of US operations for Tipco Punch, Inc., a Hamilton, Ohio company. He also worked at a number of other manufacturing companies across the US to gain over 25 years of experience in manufacturing operations.
Hiring employees is always a challenge – will they show up, can they pass a drug screen, do they understand PPE, quality, how to measure, or just the basics of manufacturing? Frequently we are reduc...Read More