Bridgewater Interiors hiring up to 600 manufacturing positions through Michigan Works!

Bridgewater Interiors will serve as an Employer of the Day at Capital Area Michigan Works! Lansing Service Center, 2110 S. Cedar Street, on Mon., July 24 and Tues., July 25 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. During that time, job seekers can visit the service center to fill out applications and be interviewed on the spot for a variety of manufacturing production positions. Selected applicants will be asked to return the afternoon of July 24 or 25 for further pre- employment screening.

The Employer of the Day program is a no-cost service for both job seekers and employers.

Applications for Bridgewater Interiors’ open positions are also being accepted on an ongoing basis at all three of Capital Area Michigan Works Service Centers – Lansing, 2110 S. Cedar St., Charlotte, 311 W. First St., and St. Johns, 101 W. Cass St., Suite A of the Wilson Center. Job postings for all of Bridgewater’s open positions are available on the Michigan Talent Bank,

Established in 1998, Bridgewater Interiors is a joint venture between automotive interior supplier Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) and Epsilon Technologies, L.L.C., and is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise by the Michigan Minority Business Development Council. Bridgewater Interiors has been ranked by Black Enterprise magazine as the third largest African-American-owned industrial / service company in the nation. The company operates three other locations in the United States, two of which are located in Southeast Michigan.

Another manufacturing employer in the region is also following suit in hiring trends. Ryder Systems is hiring up to 300 manufacturing employees, also tied to the new General Motors Delta Township facility. Interested job seekers can view the job postings on the Michigan Talent Bank, but must call 517-492-5500 or visit the Lansing Service Center in advance to sign up for an application session. The final application sessions in July are Wed. July 26 at 1:30 p.m. and Fri., July 28 at 8:30 a.m. The application may take up to three hours to complete. A listing of information to bring will be given to job seekers upon signing up for the sessions.

Capital Area Michigan Works! is dedicated to assisting employers in the recruitment, training and assessment of employees and providing workforce development services for the general public in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties through programs, classes and its service centers in Lansing, Charlotte and St. Johns. On the Web at