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understanding the workforce through a skills-based lens

Semiconductor Manufacturing Workforce in Orlando

brought to you by the PARTNERSHIP’S upskill orlando initiative

The Semiconductor Manufacturing
Whitepaper Series

The massive national investment in the reshoring of semiconductor manufacturing combined with Orlando’s unique niche in this industry means there is a need for regional partners and national players to understand the workforce needs of this growing sector. The following reports provide insights into Orlando’s specific place in the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem, outline how a skills-based approach to hiring and talent development creates a broader talent pool to draw from, and a third report (to be released) captures the education and training opportunities in the region for long-term talent development.


An Industry and Ecosystem Primer

For those who need a baseline understanding of the industry before diving into workforce development opportunities, Part I of the series describes the lifecycle of semiconductor and outlines Orlando’s competitive advantage in advanced packaging.

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A Skills-based Approach to Workforce Development

Part II of the series describes the semiconductor manufacturing workforce plus current challenges to expanding this talent pool and includes a skills-based analysis of the different types of jobs in semiconductor manufacturing. The report ends with suggestions for how a skills-based approach to hiring and talent development would grow the current candidate pool and help manufacturers find the necessary talent.

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“Our operations in Orlando develop and support advanced sensor systems and missiles, and these semiconductors are a critical part of their capabilities and productions….”

– Zach Sherman

Director of Government Relations, Lockheed Martin

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Ecosystem

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Supporting the Education Ecosystem

The third installment of the series will look at the future of talent development, exploring K-12 and higher education programs in Orlando designed to help fill the semiconductor manufacturing talent pipeline.


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Connect With Us

For more information on talent initiatives, reach out to Tammy Humphrey, Senior Director of Talent Development.

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Tammy Humphrey

Senior Director, Talent Development

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