LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A nationwide firm with two branches in Louisville is increasing with the assistance of digital actuality.
ProLogistix held a grand opening for its new south Louisville department on Nationwide Turnpike Wednesday afternoon, with a state-of-the-art Digital Actuality Forklift Simulator.
“They will really make as much as $10,000 extra a yr wage,” mentioned ProLogistix Department Supervisor Amanda Harrison.
It is an incentive the corporate hopes will usher in much more blue-collar staff.
To be able to get manufacturing staff able to function actual equipment, particularly forklifts, they need to first practice with the digital actuality simulator.
“As soon as that’s full, they are going to be validated, obtain a certification after which we’re in a position to place them (on) project,” Harrison mentioned.
The talents realized by way of the simulator will assist place staff in jobs all through the world with a brand new talent that is in demand.
“We’re planning on a 30% improve in our manufacturing and logistics jobs within the coming years, so we see that demand goes to continue to grow,” Jeff O’Brien, chair of Louisville Ahead, mentioned.
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This system is the one certainly one of its type within the space, making it an necessary instrument in coaching staff who will then follow with the true factor on the heart earlier than taking a job.
“The shoppers that we serve are all the time searching for tools operators,” Harrison mentioned.
ProLogistix is already placing between 800 and 1,200 individuals to work every week, however this system might make that quantity develop even larger.
“We’ll take that VR coaching simulator on the market, practice them, and they can roll right into a place that pays extra they usually have that talent for all times,” mentioned Harrison.
ProLogistix is hiring in Louisville and Shepherdsville. To use for a job in Kentucky, click here.
The corporate additionally has a southern Indiana department in New Albany. It has job openings in Jeffersonville, Georgetown and Charlestown. To use for a job in southern Indiana, click here.
For extra details about ProLogistix, together with places of different jobs and branches, click here.
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