Express Pros looks to fill 800 light industrial jobs at weeklong hiring fair

Courtesy West Michigan Works!

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.

β€œThe 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. β€œIf 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 β€” $15-$18.75 per hour

Inspector β€” $14-$17 per hour

Medical manufacturer assembly β€” $16 per hour

Forklift driver β€” $15-$17 per hour

Warehouse worker β€” $14-$16 per hour

Delivery driver β€” $15-$18 per hour

Countertop installer β€” $15 per hour

Grounds per maintenance β€” $14-$15 per hour

Production worker β€” $15-$18 per hour

Painter/stainer/finisher β€” $14-$16 per hour

General labor β€” $14-$15 per hour

CNC machine operator β€” $16-$19 per hour

Sewer/upholstery β€” $15-$20 per hour

Press operator β€” $18 per hour

Cleaner β€” $14 per hour

Electrical assembly β€” $14-$14.50 per hour

Mechanical assembly β€” $15-$16 per hour

Shipping and receiving β€” $15-$18 per hour

Packaging operator β€” $15-$17 per hour

Foundry general labor β€” $16 per hour

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