Affiliations with Education, Manufacturing and Labor Communities
The Center for Manufacturing Technology has affiliations with some important members of the education, manufacturing and labor community. Presently we are licensed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to operate a Private Occupational School. All of our Instructors are NIMS certified in their respective discipline and the Center for Manufacturing Technology is in the process of becoming a NIMS (The National Institute for Metalworking Skills) certified training facility.
In the manufacturing community we have affiliations with the BTMA (Boston Tool and Machining Association) and the NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association).
The Center for Manufacturing Technology is registered with Training Pro which is a service of the Division of Career Services (DCS) and the Division of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) in the state of Massachusetts. One the principals of the Center for Manufacturing Technology are a member of the board for the Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board.
Academic Coordinator / Lead Instructor
Certified with The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Education
Occupational Teachers Approval in Machine Shop (T31) and Mathematics (5-12)
Bachelor of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts
18 years teaching expierence in the Massachusetts School System
14 years expierence as a CNC Machinist and Tool & Die Maker
University of Massachuaetts, Lowell
Business Administration, Baruch Grad School of Business Administration
6 years teaching expierence in the Massachusetts School System
5 years expierence as a Computer Software Developer
Dr. Pietro Savo
Doctorate, Doctorate in Business Administration
Dissertation: Certified Manufacturer Practitioner
Master Aeronautical Science in Human Factors
Bachelor Science in Business Administration
Associate Arts Mathematics – Business
Operational Excellence Certified Lean Manufacturing
Leadership and Culture Certified
Dr. Pietro Savo has over 28 years experience in lean manufacturing, operations, engineering, quality systems (TQM), and material management. He is a certified lean manufacturing consultant with the Supplier Excellence Alliance (SEA) and a former senior lean consultant with the U.S. Air Force Manufacturing Technical Assistance Program (MTAPP) where Dr. Pietro developed Lean Manufacturing tools for creating productivity improvements for the Department of Defense supply chain environments.