Georgia Department Of Labor To Help IVC Group Recruit Workers

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help IVC Group, US, recruit employees for its corporate manufacturing headquarters in Dalton. The company manufactures vinyl flooring. The recruitment will be held on Friday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the GDOL’s Dalton Career Center, located at 1406 Chattanooga Ave.

The company will be recruiting experienced workers in print press, compounding, and ink/dye operations, as well as more general jobs related to industrial operations.

 Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old. They must also have demonstrated dependability and attention to detail in other work situations and be able to work as part of a team.

Selected applicants will begin work in mid-to-late September, and company benefits will begin immediately. The new hires will allow the company to operate what it calls a “fourth shift,” 24 hours a day for six days a week. Presently, the company operates on three shifts for 24-hours a day for five days a week.

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