Local production company HarbisonWalker International, will host a job fair next week. The company is looking to hire at least 20 production technicians.
HWI is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in North America. The Pennsylvania-based company also operates a plant in Fulton.
The fair will take place Wednesday, July 27, at HWI's Fulton Plant at 111 W. Enice Rd. It will last from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
During the fair, HWI will conduct job screenings and on-site interviews. The open positions will provide market-leading wages and competitive benefits packages, including full benefits after 30 days of employment. Fulton Career Fair attendees will have the opportunity to meet and talk with current HWI plant employees to learn firsthand about building a career at HWI.
HWI's several Missouri operations – together called MO1 -- produce refractory products that make manufacturing possible for items such as bridges, buildings, and windows, to clothing, chemicals and foods.
"We are thrilled to offer high-quality, lifelong career opportunities along with skills training at our Fulton Plant," said Kevin Ballard, Senior Director of Operations, Engineering & Environmental at HarbisonWalker International. "With more than 150 years of industry leadership, we are a stable, essential business vital to all other manufacturing. Our production technician positions offer market-leading compensation and competitive benefits from a successful, inclusive company that values employees as its most important asset. The Fulton Plant, along with all our MO1 operations, are helping to advance the future of our industry, so it's an exciting time to become part of the HWI family."