Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (NAMC) is a multi-region collaboration focused on the advanced manufacturing sector in Northeast Massachusetts. NAMC was established as an initiative among four MassHire workforce boards to form a partnership among industry, academia, and workforce development to promote sustained support for manufacturing within the Northeast of Massachusetts. Northeast manufacturers are world-class companies that are an essential part of the state’s innovation economy. Manufacturing has a legacy in the Northeast of Massachusetts, and we seek to advocate for a thriving advanced manufacturing industry. We have brought together a coalition of private and public entities to leverage funding and develop programming to meet our goals. We also support the manufacturing ecosystem throughout Massachusetts on various manufacturing initiatives. The position reports to the Executive Director of NAMC, an employee of MNWB. The Manufacturing Project Manager will also be an employee of MNWB, working on behalf of the NAMC initiative.


NAMC’s mission is to promote the sustained support of the advanced manufacturing industry in Northeast region of Massachusetts and develop a regional workforce pipeline to provide the necessary skilled employees for the industry to remain globally competitive. 

We are looking to hire a Program Manager – Strategic Partnerships & Manufacturing


 The NAMC Program Manager – Strategic Partnerships and Manufacturing is responsible for managing programs to support the Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium’s apprenticeship programs, employer engagement activities, training programs, and manufacturing supply chain. This role involves overseeing the seamless execution of initiatives aimed at fostering growth and innovation in the manufacturing sector.

The Program Manager – Strategic Partnerships and Manufacturing will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of apprenticeship programs, facilitating meaningful engagement with employers, and implementing effective training initiatives. This position will collaborate with MassHire Workforce Boards and Career Center staff, NAMC staff, advisory boards, employers, and training providers to align efforts with industry needs and drive impactful outcomes.

This is a hybrid position. This position must have regular, in-person presence in the Northeast region of Massachusetts. This includes:

  • Regular in-office days during onboarding.
  • Two in-person collaboration days per month at MNWB’s office in Davis Square, Somerville.
  • In-person meetings with community organizations, partners, and employers.
  • In-person site visits of internal and external training programs.
  • Graduations of training programs.
  • Any other meetings, events, etc. that the supervisor deems necessary for in-person presence.

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