RI Department of Labor and Training

PRESS RELEASE
 

DLT to host two-day job fair June 24-25 to help Greencore hire 200+ workers
at Quonset Business Park location

June 23, 2015

CRANSTON, RI — The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will host a two-day recruitment at the Providence netWORKri One Stop Career Center at One Reservoir Avenue, Providence, to help Greencore USA, Inc. hire 200+ workers for first and second shift positions.

The event will take place on Wednesday, June 24, from 9 AM to 3 PM and on Thursday, June 25, from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.

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., opened its brand-new production facility at Quonset Business Park in March.

When fully staffed, its RI location will employ close to 400 workers, 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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