Q1 Lightweighting Jobs Report Released


This week the OMA released a first quarter report on Ohio jobs in advanced manufacturing related to lightweighting. The report finds:

  • Advanced manufacturing employers in Ohio posted 23,027 online ads for jobs related to lightweighting in Q1 2016.
  • Maintenance and repair workers represented the most in-demand lightweighting-related occupation in Ohio during Q1 2016, with 3,100 online job postings.
  • LIFT estimated that the 140 occupations used in this analysis employed more than 735,500 Ohio workers in 2015.

The report was conducted by Lightweighting Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT).  Ohio is LIFT’s state partner.