DaimlerChrysler Makes Belvidere History

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For the first time in the plant's history, workers are needed to operate a third shift.

Workplace, a staffing firm, is providing employees for two major sub-plants who supply parts to DaimlerChrysler. ArvinMeritor will supply suspension modules and Collins and Aikman provide bumpers. Together the two companies need 118 temp-to-hires for the third shift that starts production on June 19.

Tracy Schulz with Workplace says, “Due to training time being limited we hope that people come in with some assembly experience under their belt and material handling. It would help if at least they've done it for a few months or a couple of

If you are interested in applying for these jobs that pay $9 to $9.25 an hour head to the Workplace. The agency is located at 4701 East State Street in Rockford. Call 961-0500 or apply online at www.workplacestaffing.com. This is just the first two sub-plants hiring third shift so expect a couple more in the future.

DaimlerChrysler is also doing hiring on their own. The company is looking for temporary and part time hourly workers. If hired you would be responsible for assisting with the production of the new Dodge Caliber. You must have a high school degree. Applications can be filled out online at www.dcchourlyjobs.com. You will be employed for up to 119 days and have a 40 hour work week.