Complex manufacturers require a skilled workforce to meet the demands of today’s competitive environment. As employers, they must ensure their staff is equipped to consistently deliver high quality products and are properly trained on the tasks they are authorized to perform, as well as organizational and regulatory requirements. To meet these challenges, proactive companies turn to training management software to increase operational efficiencies.
Training management software ensures that employee skill levels are defined, tracked and maintained in real-time and are visible throughout the enterprise. Evolving industry regulations and compliance standards such as ISO or OHSA can make it difficult to keep pace if left to manual tracking methods. Employee turnover can mask the need for training if not properly documented. The audit process can be painful if employee records are not adequately maintained. Without an educated team, overall quality is sure to suffer. These processes can all be easily streamlined with the use of training management software which documents all training activities in one centralized solution.
Need to know who on the team is qualified for a position? Wondering if there are gaps in existing workforce education? Concerned about an employee performing a safety-related task without certification? Training management software will bring it all to light. Automated early warning email notifications are sent to both the supervisor and employee when skills with predetermined expiration dates are due for re-certification. The software simplifies the assignment of necessary skill levels and provides objective evidence of skill level achievement. A complete audit trail of modifications including dates attained and dates due can be viewed by managers. Additionally, employees can take the initiative to track the status of their personal training certifications and continuing education efforts.
Training management software goes a long way in standardizing processes and greatly improves transparency throughout the organization. Companies who deploy training management software can be confident that manufacturing goals can be met safely, with consistent compliance.
The importance of an educated workforce cannot be underscored when it comes to quality. Training management software should be a key element to a company’s compliance strategy. To understand how to become more operationally efficient using training management software, contact TIP Technologies at (262) 544-1211 or visit our website to schedule a demo.