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Skilled Trades

Skilled trades roles are among the hardest in fill - in the nation and across the globe - and they have been for more than a decade. We know you feel the impact of that on your business, and you’re not alone. We have access to a vast network of skilled trade talent ready to support your needs.

Skilled Trade Roles We Fill

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • HVAC technicians
  • Machinists
  • Pipe fitters & Plumbers
  • Production technicians
  • Welders
  • Mechanics
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When you need skilled trade workers, we can help. Send us a note and we'll respond quickly to talk about your requirements and get you the best fit workers for your organization.

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How we provide top talent
for your skilled trade roles

Top Talent

We use our candidate database to source, recruit and deliver workers for your short-term, high-volume needs.

Skilled Recruiters

Our extensive recruiter network can staff projects or plants in multiple locations concurrently.

Assess & Develop

We go beyond just staffing - Dedicated program managers and onsite coordinators can administer testing and training specific to your facility.

Customer Stories

See how companies, like you, are successfully managing industry challenges.

Staffing a Carmakers Distribution Center

When your brand and your price say “premium,” clients expect exceptional service. One German premium car manufacturer delivers fast repair and maintenance services by locating its parts distribution centers across the United States. The distribution warehouses make more than 24,000 parts available to nearby dealerships. Third-party logistics providers manage all warehouse operations, including staffing with their own personnel at most of the manufacturer’s regional distribution centers.

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Pay Rate Alignment in Manufacturing

In Michigan, a manufacturing client struggled to match talent with peak production. Manpower’s team has served the client for more than 20 years and was accustomed to surges in demand that took the normal labor force of 600 to nearly 900. However, one year, the client faced a serious challenge: Economic indicators pointed to a tightened labor market. Unemployment rates were 4.6 percent, well below the Michigan rate of 5.9 percent.

Skilled Placements for Diesel Engine Company

Skilled workers drive the assembly line for one diesel engine company but finding employees with the right skills for the engine block assembly work was an ongoing challenge. The company’s fluctuating workload compounded its difficulty in maintaining a skilled workforce.


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