The Advanced Institute for Manufacturing (AIM) at Mohawk Valley Community College is hosting an Independent Technical Consultant Event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 20, at thINCubator on Broad Street in Downtown Utica. The event is designed to help AIM develop a list of technical consultants who are interested in serving as independent contractors on projects supporting AIM’s advanced manufacturing clients throughout the year.

Previous experience in the topic of expertise, training experience, and required certifications are preferred. At the event, AIM representatives will be collecting resumes in the following areas to serve as independent contractors on a project basis:

  • Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement
  • ISO 9001
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • OSHA Safety Training
  • Environmental Compliancy
  • Safe Quality Food Level 1 & 2
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
  • Network and Cyber Security
    • Risk assessments
    • Equipment installation and configuration
    • Employee training
  • Website development
  • Design Engineering/Prototyping
  • CNC Machining
  • Quality Planning
  • FMEA (Failure Mode Effective Analysis)
  • Root Cause and Effective Action
  • Leadership/Management Training
  • Industrial Electrical
  • Excell (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Shop Math Basic
  • Customer Service – Soft Skills
  • Sales
  • Mechatronics Instruction
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Machining/lathes/milling

Interested consultants should bring a current resume and supporting documents to the event. For more information or to send a resume, contact AIM at 315-792-5559 or email

AIM provides small- and medium-sized manufacturers in the Mohawk Valley region with training, consulting, and technology services that will lead to new product development, cost reductions, increased efficiency, and profits. They also are designated by NYSTAR and NIST as one of 588 field locations across the country that operates as a Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center. Learn more at