CHARLESTON, W.Va. – WorkForce West Virginia is now accepting employment applications for the position of production worker at Gestamp (formerly Charleston Stamping and Manufacturing). Gestamp has partnered with United Talent for staffing services to fill these production worker positions. Selected applicants will be hired by United Talent for a period of time prior to being considered for employment directly with Gestamp. Selected applicants will need to successfully pass both a background check and a pre-employment drug screen. Interested job seekers must apply in person from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charleston WorkForce office located at 1321 Plaza East next to the ballpark. Job seekers outside the Charleston area can report in person to their local WorkForce West Virginia office to apply. More information and local office locations are online at www.workforcewv.org.
On April 10, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced that Gestamp, an $11 billion international company, will create hundreds of new jobs and invest a minimum of $100 million at the former stamping plant in South Charleston.
Gestamp is an international group dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of metal components and structural systems for the automotive industry. Gestamp is a leading supplier of clients such as Volkswagen, Renault-Nissan, Peugeot-Citroen, Daimler, General Motors Corp., Ford, Chrysler, Daewo, BMW, Fiat, Iveco, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Opel, Saab, Seat, Suzuki, Skoda, Volvo, Hyundai and Toyota.
WorkForce West Virginia is a cooperative effort to provide one-stop delivery of career services to job seekers and employers.