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GM Lockport holding Career Fair Wednesday, Thursday

The company is looking to hire up to 100 new employees due to the increased demand for full-size pickup trucks and other vehicles.

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — General Motors in Lockport is expanding its workforce to add nearly 100 employees. A Career Fair is being held over the next two days at the plant located on Upper Mountain Road:

Wednesday, July 14: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, July 15: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The company needs more staff due to the increased demand for full-size pickup trucks and other vehicles. GM will conduct interviews and do drug testing on-site in order to make same-day hiring decisions. 

"At Lockport, we’ve created an environment where many people come for a job and stay for a career,” said Ken Johnson, plant director at GM Lockport Components Operations. “These additional positions will enable the team to continue to meet the high market demand producing critical components for full-size trucks and other vehicles with the highest level of quality."

There are currently 80, hourly temp positions open. The schedules are both full and part-time. 

The Lockport plant is also hoping to fill 20, full-time salaried group leader positions. 

Prospective candidates must be at least 18 years old and be flexible to work any day and shift, including weekends and be eligible to work in the US.

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Base pay for the temporary production positions is $16.67 per hour.