GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Automotive parts supplier Lacks Enterprises Inc. is hosting a job fair on Oct. 18-19 for a range of positions in general manufacturing, shipping and receiving, and the skilled trades.
The job fair is taking place at the company’s employment center, 4949 Broadmoor Ave. SE in Kentwood, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
In a news release, the company said it will conduct on-site interviews for its openings.
The company declined to specify how many positions it’s aiming to fill, and it would not provide an example of pay ranges for open positions.
“Because of the contracts Lacks Enterprises has with the automakers, it cannot provide specific details regarding the starting pay for its open position,” the company said. “However, the pay is market competitive and provides opportunities for performance and attendance bonuses.”
Lacks encourages attendees to bring identification and documentation so they can fill out necessary paperwork should they be offered a position. The company noted that employment is “subject to the successful completion of Lacks Enterprises’ pre-screening activities, which includes drug testing, a background check and a physical. Lacks Enterprises will coordinate the physical.”
Information on openings at Lacks is available at at Workatlacks.com, and those seeking more information on the event can call the company’s employment center at (616) 554-7812.
Lacks Enterprises is a private company with more than 2,500 employees at facilities in Kentwood and Novi, as well as Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and South Korea.
The company, originally named Metlac Corporation, was founded in 1961 by John P. Lacks and his son, Richard Lacks Sr. The company changed its name to Lacks Industries in 1972.