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DETROIT — Automotive supplier Detroit Manufacturing Systems announced today that it hired 33 new hourly employees for its Detroit plant during the month of August, continuing progress toward its expected milestone of 500 employees by mid-2013.
The new employees are represented by UAW Local 600 and were primarily identified through the Michigan Works Association. DMS leadership is working hard to find talented employees who are interested in being a part of a company committed to their employees, customers and the community.
“We’re committed to providing jobs in the City of Detroit,” says Rosemary Brewer, director of human resources, “We’re proud that 67 percent of our employees are residents of the city, proving that there are still hard-working, skilled and motivated people ready for manufacturing jobs in the Motor City.”
DMS is expected to hire approximately 500 people in the next eight months in order to launch nine products over the next year for Ford Motor Co. and adding plastic injection molding processes to DMS’s Detroit operations.
“We’re very proud of the team members we’ve hired,” said Brewer. “They’re creating great products for our customer, and showing that the men and women of Detroit who put the world on wheels can still do so when given the chance.”
“Our partnership with DMS is creating jobs in one of the cities hardest hit by the economic crisis. We look forward to a long and productive relationship and building quality parts for the automotive industry which is leading the nation’s economic recovery,” said UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles, who directs the UAW National Ford Department.
DMS continues to hire both salaried and hourly employees. For more information about available positions and how to apply, visit www.DMS-NA.com/careers/.
About Detroit Manufacturing Systems:
Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS) was founded in June 2012 as a joint venture between Rush Group Ltd, LLC. and Faurecia. A woman-owned business, DMS develops state-of-the-art automotive interior systems, utilizing the latest technology to assemble and manufacture injection molded interior trim components for global automotive brands with a commitment to quality and efficiency. The company is located in the Gateway Industrial Center in Detroit and is the largest Native American-owned supplier in the automotive industry. For more information, visit www.DMS-NA.com.