Lear Corp

Reporting by WVUA 23’s Kayla Smith

Lear Corporation is holding a job fair on Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brookwood High School.

The automotive parts supplier has a plant located in Vance, Alabama and is looking to hire about 250 employees. According to Donny Jones, the executive director of Alabama West Works, Lear is offering a series of unique job opportunities.

“They are going to have a lot of competitive wages there and different positions that will be open from operator all the way up, so if you’re interested in getting into the automotive industry this is a great time to do that,” Jones said.

Jones said the Alabama auto industry is experiencing a period of growth.

“If you’re looking for a great career in the automotive industry, Lear is a perfect company to start with and to grow your career,” Jones said.

Lear is a global tier one supplier, and it is ranked 147 on the Fortune 500. The corporation distributes automotive seating and electrical systems across the world. Lear held a Tuscaloosa-based hiring fair in August 2018.

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