Registration is now open for an Louisiana’s LED FastStart manufacturing and logistics online career fair that will connect job seekers in the state with positions such as maintenance, mechanical and lab technicians, pipefitters/welders, electricians, millwrights, production workers, CNC machinists, order selectors and process engineers.
The online event will take place Wednesday, March 30, 2022, from 4 to 7 p.m. There is no charge to participate and job seekers can register in advance or during the event.
Ten companies seeking to fill more than 130 positions will participate, representing nearly every region of the state:
- SafeSource Direct in Lafayette
- Bollinger Houma Shipyard in Houma
- Intralox in Hammond
- S&W Wholesale Foods in Hammond
- SNF Flopam in Plaquemine
- BENTELER Steel / Tube Manufacturing Corp. in Shreveport
- AFCO in Alexandria
- Hubig’s Pies in New Orleans
- Intralox In New Orleans
- Canfor Southern Pine in DeRidder
- Interfor in DeQuincy
Additional manufacturing and logistics companies may be added prior to the start of the event.
The Brazen online events platform provides a simplified way for job-seekers to connect with potential employers. Job seekers sign in to access the online lobby where they can explore company booths and learn more about positions for which they might be a fit. From there, job seekers can chat with company representatives, share their background and experience, and have their questions answered.
Since LED FastStart began hosting online recruitment events in October 2020, nearly 1,400 job seekers have participated in 17 online career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other job sectors will be scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.
About LED FastStart
LED FastStart works with new and expanding companies in target industries to tailor comprehensive recruitment, training and workforce solutions. LED FastStart’s custom solutions ensure that employees are fully prepared from day one of a project launch. LED FastStart is the only U.S. program to be ranked No. 1 since Business Facilities introduced the Workforce Training Leaders category in 2010. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/FastStart.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. In 2021, LED attracted 64 new economic development projects representing over 18,100 new direct and indirect jobs, 9,700 retained jobs and more than $20.6 billion in new capital investment. LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana, and promotes business opportunity for employers of all sizes. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com.
LED Media Contacts:
Mark Lorando, Communications Director
Ron Thibodeaux, Press Secretary