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We Deliver Skilled Electricians, Welders, Machine Operators, Millwrights, and More

Tradesmen not only provides reliable, job-ready skilled craftworkers—we support our clients with proven manufacturing staffing strategies that enable firms of all sizes to

  • Sustain a profitable work-to-skilled worker ratio on projects
  • Minimize unnecessary overtime expenditures
  • Mitigate manufacturing trade labor shortage challenges
  • Better meet clients’ quality expectations
  • Hit client deadlines far more consistently

An Experienced Pool of Proven, Contingent Manufacturing Trades

Tradesmen International has been recruiting, onboarding, and retaining verifiably skilled manufacturing skilled craftworkers since 1992. Each employee completes a stringent hiring process, including in-person or virtual interviews, skills evaluations, and more. The result is a formidable database of proven manufacturing skilled craftworkers who are available on a just-in-time basis.

From highly experienced, journey-level industrial trades to apprentice-level skilled craftworkers, our manufacturing staffing database of skilled craftworkers includes:

  • Electricians
  • Welders of all types
  • Pipefitters
  • Boilermakers
  • Millwrights
  • Machinists, CNC, and other
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Predictive maintenance specialists
  • Equipment and pneumatic mechanics
  • Press brake operators
  • Riggers
  • And many other trades

While our skilled craftworkers may seem like temporary employees to you, they are full-timeTradesmen employees. We provide them with stable work, project diversity, strong benefit opportunities, and more. As a result, our employee retention percentage is strong and enables us to more readily deliver skilled, safety-minded, reliable, and productive contract employees.

In addition to benefits, Tradesmen handles payroll services, unemployment, and workers’ compensation costs for our employees. This enables manufacturers to consistently realize overall labor cost reductions, between 11–24%, using our manufacturing staffing strategies. Markets We Serve with Manufacturing and Industrial Staffing Solutions

Markets We Serve with Manufacturing and Industrial Staffing Solutions

You need qualified candidates, but putting out job openings for manufacturing workers and vetting job seekers looking for career opportunities is an expensive time-waste.

For nearly three decades, our manufacturing recruiters has delivered manufacturing staffing solutions to a wide range of manufacturing businesses, including:

  • Food, beverage, and tobacco
  • Wood, paper, and printing
  • Petroleum, chemicals, plastics, and rubber
  • Primary metal, fabricated metal, and machinery
  • Computers and other electronics
  • Consumer products, electrical equipment, appliances, and components, etc.

We also have exceptional experience with manufacturing shutdown staffing, turnaround staffing, planned outages, preventive maintenance programs, and other time-sensitive initiatives that require high-end staffing expertise. Whether you need full crews or individuals to support your operations, we can send them to your job site precisely when needed.

Human Resources Staff Benefits from Manufacturing Staffing Solutions

Our skilled craftworkers emphasize safety, productivity, and top manufacturing skills. Most staffing agencies don’t understand your true hiring needs and beyond. We’re more than a manufacturing staffing agency. As a support arm to your internal staffing operations, Tradesmen helps you:

  • Meet workforce requests from plant operations with reliable, job-ready trades
  • Access all trades at all skill levels, from one to dozens, precisely when needed
  • Deliver journey-level trades, apprentice-level skilled craftworkers and helpers to plant operations
  • Minimize paperwork and costly time with a true, single-source staffing solution
  • Gain localized, team-level service support and 24/7 order-placement convenience

Plant Managers Achieve Time and Cost-Saving Objectives

We can work with plant operations to meet your staffing needs on a precisely as-needed basis. By providing quality skilled craftworkers to support your full-time employees, Tradesmen helps you:

  • Reduce workforce shortage challenges that impact quality, productivity, and deadlines
  • Minimize overtime expenditures
  • Add provisional second or third shifts to meet deadlines
  • Increase workforce productivity and profitability by running a leaner full-time workforce
  • Sustain a balanced work-to-worker ratio by flexing in and out contract labor to meet workload
  • Gain localized, team-level service support and 24/7 order-placement convenience

Why Work With a Manufacturing Staffing Agency? 

If you are considering partnering with a manufacturing staffing agency but aren’t sure about the benefits, we outline them below.

Focus On Your Core Workforce

Partnering with a manufacturing staffing agency like Tradesmen allows you to focus on your core, full-time workforce. We will provide you with the skilled workers you need to match your fluctuating workload. Staffing your projects shouldn’t steal time away from supporting your core workforce. With the help of Tradesmen, you will get the right number of skilled tradespeople at the right time at the correct skill level on an as-needed basis.

Save Time and Meet Deadlines

Meeting deadlines is made possible by working with Tradesmen to gain access to proven skilled craftworkers when and where you need them. Don’t spend time searching for the contract direct hire you need. We are the dependable source for proven skilled craftworkers in the manufacturing industry. Contact us to complete projects on time with the skilled labor you’ve been looking for.

Get Vetted Skilled Craftworkers

Tradesmen does the screening and vetting work for you. We provide proven skilled craftworkers who have been stringently evaluated with face-to-face or video interviews, reference checks, workforce hours verification, credential verification, and hands-on skill testing. With a nationwide talent pool of over 500,000 skilled craftworkers, we provide the best talent right when you need it. Our proven workers are ready to serve your business. Trust us to deliver the right skilled craftworkers to get the job done right.

Mitigate Unemployment Expenditures

Reduce your SUTA rate by avoiding layoffs and terminations of full-time employees. Minimize or eliminate layoffs by working with Tradesmen to supplement your core employees with our skilled craftworkers. When your workload slows, send our skilled craftworkers back with no negative impact on unemployment taxes. Our workers are covered under Tradesmen so you don’t have to worry about unemployment expenditures affecting your bottom line.

Minimize Workers’ Comp Risk and Costs

By keeping a lean workforce and supplementing it using a manufacturing staffing service, you can minimize your business’s workers’ compensation exposure. Keep your permanent employee count low and use Tradesmen skilled craftworkers to avoid paying higher insurance premiums. Our safety-minded, skilled workforce is covered under our workers’ compensation insurance. Our craftworkers come at no risk to you since they are full-time employees of Tradesmen.

Save Money On Healthcare Costs

Rising healthcare insurance costs have been a concern for small business owners for the past several years. By tapping into the network of craftworkers with Tradesmen®, you won’t need to be concerned about staying competitive and working with the best talent. Minimize profit losses related to healthcare coverage by working with fewer full-time employees and pulling in Tradesmen’s® talent when needed. We provide a comprehensive benefits package for our network of tradespeople so that you don’t have to. 

Protect Your Business and Minimize Exposure To Non-Compliance

By working with a manufacturing staffing agency, you protect your business from legal risk and the consequences of non-compliance. Labor laws are constantly changing and it is important to stay abreast of the current regulations. Tradesmen® stays up-to-date with legislation relevant to the industry and supports you with workforce strategies to comply with current laws and regulations. 

Improve Profit Margins With Manufacturing Staffing Services

The CORE+Flex manufacturing staffing strategy enables you to run a leaner full-time workforce. Because we have a substantial local, regional, and national database of proven, job-ready manufacturing trades, we’re able to reliably deliver the trade you need, at the exact skill level you request, on a precisely as-needed basis. Learn more about CORE+Flex and contact us  today to get proven manufacturing staffing.

Tradesmen International tailors contingent staffing solutions

Maximize workforce productivity

Reduce hiring costs and challenges

Limit overtime expenditures

Minimize workers' compensation exposure

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With a CORE + Flex skilled labor strategy, Tradesmen provides a no-cost labor productivity consultation.

We help contractors plan to run a lean staffing solution comprised of their core full-time workforce. 

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