Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training



Toray Plastics (America), Inc. to Hire 10


    January 3, 2008

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. has partnered with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training to fill 10 full-time positions. A recruitment will be held at the West Warwick netWORKri Career Center, 1330 Main Street, on Thursday, January 3, from 9 am to 11 am. Attendees should bring copies of their résumé and dress appropriately for an on-site interview.

"The new hires will start working days as Packaging Technicians at an annual salary of up to $32,000, including anticipated overtime. Most will be promoted to production technician by the end of 2008, at an annual salary of up to $36,000, including anticipated overtime," noted Mike Mulcahy, Employment Representative. Packaging technicians wrap and label products for shipment. Production technicians oversee machine operations. Both job titles require 12-hour shifts and offer full benefits. Hires must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a repetitive basis and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Toray is an international manufacturer and the North Kingstown factory produces polyester and polypropylene films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical and electronic applications.

The Department of Labor and Training's netWORKri centers offer a wide array of employment and training services, and will customize recruitments, screen and interview applicants for any employer at no charge. The Employer Service Representatives at each netWORKri center will meet one-on-one with employers to provide information on grants or tax credits to train their existing workforce or how to best fill vacancies. NetWORKri offices are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. For more information and directions to any of the four netWORKri centers, visit www.netWORKri.org or call toll-free 1-888-616-JOBS (TDD: 401-462-8006).

About the RI Department of Labor and Training

The RI Department of Labor and Training 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. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.