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Peerless Pump Adding Jobs

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Indianapolis-based Peerless Pump Co. is looking to fill 30 positions. President Andrew Warrington says the company has significantly grown its international business and needs to expand its work force. Peerless Pump says it anticipates creating even more jobs in the near future.

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September 30, 2011

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS — Peerless Pump Company is seeking to fill 30 available positions for their Indianapolis headquarters. The company is in a high growth phase and anticipates even more jobs to become available in the near future. Available positions include engineers, metal refinishers and machinists.

“We have significantly grown our international business,” said Andrew Warrington, Peerless Pump President. “Our ambition is to grow both our domestic and international business. This has created the need to add talented individuals to help take us to the next level.”

Peerless Pump is looking to hire individuals who are willing to build upon their current skills to grow with the highly specialized organization. Peerless Pump will use the services of WorkOne to identify qualified job candidates and prepare additional job seekers to fill future vacancies.

“EmployIndy’s strategic partnerships with growing employers like Peerless Pump is paying off in Indianapolis,” said Brooke Huntington, president and CEO of EmployIndy. “Our WorkOne Business Solutions team works with Indianapolis employers to provide custom employment and training services, including an on-site career fair for Peerless Pump, to more effectively match skilled workers with employer needs. We will also provide the follow-up assessments and on-the-job training needed so that the candidates are job-ready. The partnership benefits job seekers and employers alike.”

“This partnership with EmployIndy builds upon our efforts to strategically grow our organization,” said Warrington, who also serves as chair of the EmployIndy board. “We are confident in the future of our business and that we will continue to grow our business from Indianapolis.”

Peerless Pump has called Indianapolis home since 1946, when the company acquired a tank factory from the US Government. Since 2007 Peerless Pump has operated as a subsidiary of Grundfos, an international pump manufacturer with more than 100 international locations. Peerless Pump manufactures a wide variety of clean water pumps serving the industrial, commercial, municipal and agriculture markets. The Indianapolis facility has been specially designed to build and test these large water pumps.

For more information on available positions or to apply visit an Indianapolis WorkOne center or apply online at www.indianacareerconnect.com.


About Peerless Pump

Peerless Pump Company is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of horizontal, vertical, and in-line pumps. With nearly 90 years in the pump industry, Peerless Pumps’s engineering and product development teams focus on innovative and energy efficient pump technology. Peerless Pump serves the global agricultural, commercial, fire, industrial, and municipal markets. Founded in 1923 and located in Indianapolis since 1948, Peerless Pump is owned by the Danish pump company, Grundfos, the world’s largest pump manufacturer. For more information, visit www.peerlesspump.com.

About EmployIndy

EmployIndy is Marion County’s local workforce development organization dedicated to advancing workforce solutions for Indianapolis. EmployIndy manages the three WorkOne centers in Marion County and invests public and private funds for job training and education services to prepare a pipeline of skilled workers to fill the high demand jobs of today and in the future. Formed in 1983, EmployIndy is led by president and CEO Brooke Huntington. For more information on EmployIndy, visit, www.employindy.org.

Source: EmployIndy

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