A local staffing agency is looking to help over 100 West Michigan employers fill 800 open positions this week through phone and in-person interviews.
Express Employment Professionals of Grand Rapids is hosting a weeklong job fair in Grand Rapids from Monday through Friday to recruit for over 800 light industrial positions. Express represents over 100 employers in the greater Grand Rapids area and is recruiting on their behalf for the positions. The staffing agency will conduct phone and in-person interviews all day every day this week.
“The Grand Rapids economy is rebounding from the pandemic faster than most regions in the country. This is creating very strong hiring demand and increasing wages for workers,” said David Robb, director of operations for Express Pros Grand Rapids. “If someone is looking to return to work or to find a better job, now is a great time to do that. We are helping connect people to full-time permanent jobs at some of the best companies in Grand Rapids. Job seekers working with Express will likely be able to choose between dozens of different job opportunities to ensure they get the best job, pay, location and schedule for their needs.”
Those seeking employment can participate in the following ways:
- Schedule a phone or in-person interview here.
- Call (616) 281-0611 anytime between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Stop by as a walk-in at 1760 44th St. SW, Suite 10, in Wyoming during open hours.
More job fair details are available on Facebook.
Top job openings
Machine operator — $15-$18.75 per hour
Inspector — $14-$17 per hour
Medical manufacturer assembly — $16 per hour
Forklift driver — $15-$17 per hour
Warehouse worker — $14-$16 per hour
Delivery driver — $15-$18 per hour
Countertop installer — $15 per hour
Grounds per maintenance — $14-$15 per hour
Production worker — $15-$18 per hour
Painter/stainer/finisher — $14-$16 per hour
General labor — $14-$15 per hour
CNC machine operator — $16-$19 per hour
Sewer/upholstery — $15-$20 per hour
Press operator — $18 per hour
Cleaner — $14 per hour
Electrical assembly — $14-$14.50 per hour
Mechanical assembly — $15-$16 per hour
Shipping and receiving — $15-$18 per hour
Packaging operator — $15-$17 per hour
Foundry general labor — $16 per hour