RI Department of Labor and Training

PRESS RELEASE
 

DLT to Host Two-Day Job Fair March 2-3 to Help Greencore USA, Inc., Hire Food Prep Workers at Quonset Business Park Location

February 23, 2015


The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will host a two-day recruitment at the Providence netWORKri Career Center at One Reservoir Avenue, Providence. Monday’s recruitment will run from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on March 2 and Tuesday’s recruitment will run from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on March 3.

Greencore is recruiting production line operatives, material handlers, and preparation operatives.

These events are free and open to all job seekers and the general public. Attendees should bring a résumé and dress appropriately for an on-site interview.

Valuable tips on how to be more successful at a job fair may be found at www.dlt.ri.gov/bwc/JFSuccess.htm.

Greencore Group is a leading manufacturer of "food to go" packaged food options in the UK and the US. Its US subsidiary, Greencore USA, Inc., will open a brand-new production facility at Quonset Business Park in March.

When fully staffed, its RI location should have close to 400 employees, from entry-level production to highly-skilled technical positions. All positions are full-time and offer a full benefit package.

About Greencore USA, Inc: Greencore USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Greencore Group, plc, established in 1991 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Greencore Group, plc, is a publically traded company listed on the London Stock Exchange and has operations in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the US and employs over 10,000 people worldwide. Greencore supplies both the convenience and small store channels and the grocery channels with food-to-go, chilled prepared meals, chilled soups and sauces, ambient sauces and pickles, cakes and desserts, and Yorkshire puddings.

About the RI Department of Labor and Training: The RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) offers employment services, educational services, and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island's workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates, and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. The Business Workforce Center simplifies doing business in RI by coordinating job fairs, pre-screening applicants, and connecting employers with innovative methods to remain or become competitive.

 

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