Manufacturer Planning to Add Workers

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An auto industry supplier in northeast Indiana is planning to hold two hiring events. Guardian Automotive Products Inc. in Ligonier is looking to add 50 production workers. The company is a division of Michigan-based Guardian Industries Corp. and also has operations in Auburn and Evansville.

March 17, 2014

News Release

LIGONIER, Ind. - Two job fairs will be conducted this month and next to fill 50 production positions at Guardian Automotive Products Inc. in Ligonier.

The positions start at $12.50 an hour and there is an opportunity for incremental increases in the first year to $14.50.

Ideal candidates will have a high school diploma or the equivalent and three years of manufacturing experience. Among the skills being sought: ability to work in a fast-paced environment; problem solve; communicate effectively; and have a strong work ethic.

"Guardian is people," said Kathy Davis, human resources manager. "We like to bring people in and make them part of the family."

The first job fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon March 22 at the Ligonier plant, 860 W. U.S. 6. The second fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon April 5 at the WorkOne Northeast office in Kendallville at 524 Fairview Blvd. Applicants should bring resumes and dress appropriately.

Guardian Automotive Products, a division of the global Guardian Industries, manufactures windshields for the automotive industry.

About Northeast Indiana Works:

Northeast Indiana Works provides public and private financial and employment resources to businesses and individuals for education and skills training to meet the needs of regional industries. The nonprofit sets policy for how public and private funds are utilized to support talent development. It also operates and staffs the 11 county-based WorkOne Northeast career centers in the region. Individuals and companies may access resources and services by visiting or calling WorkOne in their county.

Source: Northeast Indiana Works