Wytheville Job Fair Employer Information

 

ABB, Inc.

Bland, VA

Product/service: Small power transformers

www.abb.com

 

ABB is a technology-based provider of power and automation products, systems, solutions, and services. Building on core strengths of technology leadership, pioneering spirit, and a sustainable approach to business, ABB strives to help its customers become more profitable while lowering environmental impact. In the United States, ABB employs more than 8,500 persons in 32 states. The company’s U.S. headquarters is in Norwalk, Connecticut.

 

Ablest Staffing Service

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Staffing agency

www.ablest.com

 
Ablest Staffing Service was established in 1978 and has 54 branches in 12 states. The Wytheville branch opened in May 2004 and recently moved to a new location at 335 E. Monroe Street. Staffing is provided for light industrial and general clerical/reception positions.  A wide variety of benefits are offered from medical, dental, and vision insurance to direct deposit and 401 (K) savings.

 

Alliance Tractor-Trailer Training Centers

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Tractor-trailer driver training

www.alliancetractortrailer.com

 
Alliance Tractor-Trailer Training Centers operates three training centers located in Wytheville, Virginia, and in Arden and Fletcher, North Carolina. Programs, equipment, and facilities have grown rapidly to keep pace with the ever-increasing demand for quality trained drivers. We are  “the professionals” of the tractor-trailer industry. The driving profession is a proud, demanding, and well-paying profession, requiring a student’s best effort during training in order to reach individual goals. The challenges are many, yet attainable. The future of the trucking industry looks as solid and secure as the future of America. “The professional driver of tomorrow is the student of today.”

 

Amcor PET Packaging

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Plastic bottle production

www.amcor.com

 
Amcor PET Packaging is located in Progress Park and produces PET bottles for the Blue Ridge Gatorade facility. During the coming year the Amcor plant will produce over a billion bottles for the Gatorade and Propel branded sports drinks. Australian based Amcor is one of the world's largest packaging companies.

 

Army National Guard

Blackstone, VA

Product/service: Military service

www.1800goguard.com

 
For over 365 years, the citizen-soldiers of the Army National Guard have come to the aid of our communities and our country during times of need. Serving a unique dual mission, the Guard answers the Governor's call during natural disasters and civil emergencies, as well as the President's call during times of war. Whatever the need, members of the Army National Guard are "always ready, always there."

 

Bluefiled Transport

Bluefield, VA

Product/service: Trucking services

www.bluefieldtransport.com

 
Bluefield Transport provides contract hauling services, truck and trailer repair, and fleet servicing. A new operation has recently been opened in Wythe County. If you are interested in positions in management, office support, shop/mechanic, or truck driving, stop by and talk with us.

 

Brewer Automotive Components

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Automotive steering components

Brewer Automotive Components (BAC) is an international manufacturer of safety critical steering and suspension components to the automotive industry. As a joint venture between Somic Ishikawa in Japan and Lemförder Fahrwerktechnik in Germany, BAC combines the latest management philosophies, technologies, and innovations of the United States, Japan, and Germany. BAC is committed to providing the highest quality components that meet or exceed all of our customer's expectations. Product quality is ensured through continuing education and training of the skilled workers, continuous improvement, and use of production tools such as statistical process control. BAC is located in Wythe County Progress Park and is celebrating its fifth year as a part of the Wythe County business community.

Bright Services, Inc.

Pulaski, VA

Product/service: Staffing agency

www.brightservices.net

 

In service since 1981, Bright Services is the largest independently owned, locally managed firm within the geographical region. Thousands of employees have obtained permanent jobs through Bright Services, and Bright Services provides its temporary employees with a benefits package.

 

The Camrett Companies

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Warehouse/transportation

www.camrett.com

 

The Camrett Companies prides itself on delivering tomorrow’s needs today. The company offers warehousing, distribution, consolidation, and de-consolidation, along with dedicated dryage and expedite services. Camrett  is located in Wytheville and has facilities at other sites in the area. EOE

 

Cintas

Pulaski, VA

Product/service: Uniform services

www.cintas.com

 

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types throughout North America and is a Nasdaq100 company and component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, traded under the symbol CTAS. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services for approximately 700,000 businesses. Cintas operates 350 facilities in the U.S. and Canada, including 14 manufacturing plants and seven distribution centers that employ more than 32,000 people. Cintas has grown for 37 consecutive years, with fiscal 2006 sales of $3.4 billion, an 11 percent increase from the previous year.

 

Coalfield Services

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: General industrial contractor

www.coalfieldservices.com

 

Established in 1977, Coalfield Services, Inc., attributes its growth to a reputation for honesty and dedication to serving customers' needs. Coalfield Services’ employees represent hundreds of years of experience in mine structure installation and maintenance. Services offered by the company, however, are not limited to work at the mine site. Bridges, barges, and elevators are just a few of many projects performed.

 

Cracker Barrel

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Restaurant and shopping

www.crackerbarrel.com

 

Every day some 600,000 people choose to stop at Cracker Barrel Old County Store for a meal, and maybe a little shopping. Since the first store opened in 1969, our mission statement, pleasing people, has been guiding and inspiring our company to continue growing into 45 states and 570 stores. A drive built of desire and dedication has helped Cracker Barrel dominate Family Dining for 16 years straight in Restaurants & Institutions Consumers’ “Choice in Chains” award. We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic employees to join our team. We offer training, performance-based pay, eligibility for benefits and 401K savings plan, along with flexible schedules and paid vacations. Opportunities to grow and advance are available to all employees, and we encourage individual development.

 

Gatorade

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Gatorade brand beverage manufacturing and distribution

www.gatorade.com

 

Parent company PepsiCo merged with the Quaker Oats Company, including Gatorade, in 2001. It is a Fortune 500 company and ranks among the world’s five largest food and beverage companies. The company seeks to provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to employees, business partners, and the communities in which it operates. PepsiCo’s world headquarters is in Purchase, New York. Gatorade’s Blue Ridge Plant is located in Wythe County Progress Park.

 

Global Contact Services

Pulaski, VA

Product/service: Call center

www.gcsagents.com

 

Global Contact Services was formed to provide leading insurance companies and clients with growth in their customer base, retention, and an increased return on investment. GCS is the preferred provider by delivering exceptional sales results via a blended outbound-inbound environment. We specialize in the marketing of insurance products and, by tailoring our business to meet the needs of our clients, we provide a much needed solution in the marketplace. We are dedicated to our associates and provide a work environment that facilitates growth and allows them to achieve the development necessary to reach their full potential. Our vision is to be viewed by our clients as an indispensable partner.

 

Klöckner Pentaplast of America

Rural Retreat, VA

Product/service: Rigid plastic film

www.kpafilms.com

 

For over twenty-five years, Klöckner Pentaplast of America has been dedicated to producing the best film in the industry. The company offers a full range of specially formulated films for packaging, printing, and technical applications. Recognizing that production of the best film requires the best people, Klöckner Pentaplast is always looking for those people.

 

Kmart

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Retail merchandise

www.kmartcorp.com/corp/careers2/

 

At Kmart, your career path pays off in more ways than one. In addition to career satisfaction and professional development, we offer competitive salaries and an industry-leading benefits package. Openings are available for a variety of positions at the Wytheville district office. Nationwide recruitment for our Retail Management Program, Retail Management Intern Program, Inventory Management Trainee Program, Inventory Management Trainee Intern Program, Internal Audit Program, Internal Audit Intern Program, Logistics Management Training Program, and Logistics Intern Program are ongoing. Additional local retail sales opportunities are also available. Come talk with us about the opportunities.

 

Lane Enterprises

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: HDPE plastic pipe

www.lane-enterprises.com

 

Pennsylvania-based Lane Enterprises produces both metal and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) drainage pipe for the construction industry. The company operates ten plants in the mid-Atlantic and northeastern states. Construction is currently underway in Progress Park for Lane's new HPDE manufacturing plant and distribution center. Lane Enterprises is an employ-owned company offering competitive salaries and benefits to its employees.

 

Longwood Elastomers

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Engineered rubber products

www.longwood-elastomers.com

 

Longwood is a leading manufacturer of rubber, plastic, and specialty products for transportation, industrial, and consumer markets. Since its start in 1989, Longwood has increased capabilities through strategic acquisitions and organic growth and, as a result, is able to offer a broad range of manufacturing processes at locations throughout the United States and Europe.

 

Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing and Hydraulics, Inc. (A Swanson Industries Company)

Rural Retreat, VA

Product/service: Fluid power, mining, and construction

www.swansonindustries.com

 

Swanson Industries provides a vast array of products and services for several industries, including fluid power, mining, and construction. Swanson has become an industry leader in providing certified products and unmatched technical expertise ranging from designing and manufacturing new products, remanufacturing and repairing components, engineering, design, and research and development. Swanson Industries boasts the specialized state-of-the-art equipment and twenty-first-century technology necessary to manufacture and provide superior products for today's highly competitive business environment.

 

Magnetic Technologies Corporation

Wytheville, VA 

Product/service: Power transformers

www.magtech.us

 

Magnetic Technologies Corporation is a locally-owned specialty manufacturer of engineered-to-order dry-type power transformers. The company has over 5000 units in service all over the world. Our strength is our people—craftsmen, technicians, engineers, sales, customer service, and office support—all of whom have a dedicated passion for our business. Employees are trained and cross-trained in a variety of electrical and mechanical production skills. Our engineering team has nationally recognized design expertise in areas such as transit, manufacturing, and mining power.

 

Mt. Rogers Industrial Development Center

Wytheville, VA 

Product/service: Sheltered workshop

www.mtrogerscsb.com/industrialanddevelopmentalcenters.htm

 

Mount Rogers IDC, a division of Mount Rogers Community Services Board, secures a variety of jobs from local businesses and the federal government to offer employment and day support services to approximately 300 adults with disabilities, who work from centers in Atkins, Wytheville, and Hillsville. In addition, crews of five to nine individuals may perform daily operations on site in area businesses, and custodial services are provided at Army Reserve Centers in Galax and Marion.

 

Northrop Grumman

Lebanon, VA 

Product/service: Information services

www.it.northropgrumman.com

 

Northrop Grumman operates a new data center for the Commonwealth of Virginia located in Lebanon, Virginia. Stop by to learn more about Northrop Grumman's promising job opportunities.

 

Pepsi Bottling Group

Wytheville, VA 

Product/service: Bottling facility

www.pbg.com

 

The Pepsi Bottling Group is a fast-paced, customer-focused company with an entrepreneurial spirit. PBG offers careers in sales and sales operations, manufacturing, finance, human resources, information technology, field marketing, and general management.

 

Personnel Pool of Virginia

Bluefield, VA 

Product/service: Staffing agency

 

Personnel Pool of Virginia, Inc., is a full service staffing agency that has been placing qualified employees in all types of positions for over 13 years. No matter what skill level or educational background you have, Personnel Pool can assist you in finding the job that is right for you. We place employees in Clerical/Administrative, Legal, Information Technology, Medical, Management, Accounting, and Light Industrial positions..

 

Pillar Engineering & Survey, P.C.

Wytheville, VA 

Product/service: Engineering services

www.pillarens.com

 

Pillar Engineering & Survey, P.C., was established in 2002.  Believing that sound site civil engineering and surveying practices, paying attention to details, and listening to the client is the pillar of quality work, Pillar Engineering & Surveying offers an engineering department that can maximize your land development potential, a surveying department that provides all types of surveying services, and an inspection and project management department that helps ensure your development project is built to specifications.

 

Results Companies

Galax, VA 

Product/service: Call center

www.resultstel.com

 

Results is a privately owned company that provides outsourcing phone services to major companies across the United States. In Galax, services are provided to XM Radio by handling inbound calls to activate radio services. Results has a strong people focus and primarily promotes from within the organization. If you are looking for a company that is involved in leading edge technology, customer service, and lots of opportunity for growth look no further.

 

Suffolk City Police Department

Suffolk, VA 

Product/service: Law enforcement

www.suffolk.va.us/police/

 

The City of Suffolk is Virginia’s fastest growing city. Come work for a Police Department that offers great pay and benefits with the opportunity for quick advancement. Make a difference today and become a hometown hero.

 

Travel Centers of America

Wytheville, VA 

Product/service: Travel center

www.TAtravelcenters.com

Travel Centers of America is a "Better Place to Work." We have strong leaders throughout our company. From our president to our shift leaders, we strive to make the right decisions for our customers and our fellow associates. We are actively looking for bright and talented additions to our "TA Service Team". If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a great group of people, come talk with us. EOE

US Army

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Military service

www.goarmy.com

 

The Army has more jobs—in a variety of areas—than you would ever expect: over 150 jobs for Soldiers on Active Duty, and 120 jobs in the Army Reserve. From working with computers to assisting physicians to fixing helicopters, there's an Army job right for you.

 

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Trailer manufacturing

www.utilitytrailer.com

 

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is America's oldest privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. Founded in 1914, our company designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, and Tautliners, curtain-sided trailers. We are the largest producer of refrigerated vans and the third-largest trailer manufacturer in the United States.

 

Virginia State Police

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Law enforcement

www.vsp.virginia.gov

 

The Virginia State Police is currently seeking qualified men and women who want to make a difference in the communities in which they live. If you desire a challenging career with excellent training, opportunities to excel, and a commitment to be the best in law enforcement, the VSP needs you. We offer paid training, all equipment, uniforms, and vehicle provided upon completion of academy training, benefits and retirement packages.

 

Westaff

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Staffing agency

www.westaff.com

 

With more than 50 years in the staffing business, Westaff offers a full array of staffing business solutions for companies and quality employment opportunities for today’s job seekers. “We listen, we deliver, we make the difference.”

 

Wythe County Community Hospital

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Healthcare

www.wcch.org

 

Through the values of pride, respect, selflessness, honesty, trust, and accountability, WCCH strives to be the community's source for healing, healthcare, and health education. As one of Wythe County’s largest employers, WCCH provides a variety of employment opportunities.

 

Wythe County Public Schools

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: K-12 public school system

wcps.wythe.k12.va.us/public

 

The Wythe County School Board operates thirteen schools for about 4,150 students. There are six elementary schools (PreK-5), three middle schools (6-8), three secondary schools (9-12), and a vocational technology center, all accredited by the Virginia Department of Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The mission of WCPS, in partnership with our entire community, is to ensure that each student is empowered with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of the future.

 

Wythe County Sheriff's Office

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Local law enforcement

www.wytheco.org/gov/sheriff

 

The Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, under the direction of Sheriff Doug King, consists of twenty-seven (27) sworn law enforcement officers. This figure includes, patrol, court, and civil personnel. Twelve are designated as patrol officers. The Wythe County Sheriff’s Office also has the following grant provided positions: five school resource officers, two victim assistance officers, and five part time court and civil personnel. In May 2000, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office relocated to accommodate the growing needs of the office and the community. With this move, not only was efficient workspace provided; modernized upgrades to computers and equipment were performed to provide the best services to the citizens of Wythe County.

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Wytheville Technologies

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Automobile components

 

Wytheville Technologies, located in Progress Park, is a manufacturer of automotive steering parts. Parent company Somic Ishikawa supplies nearly all of Japan's vehicle manufacturers, with Toyota Motor Corporation accounting for the majority of sales. Wytheville Technologies, Inc., manufactures precision-machined components and supports its parent company’s business operations in the North American market.

 

WYVE/WXBX

Wytheville, VA

Product/service: Radio Communications

www.wyve.com   www.wxbx.com

 

Wytheville-based WYVE (1280 AM), currently celebrating 57 years of service to Southwest Virginia, carries the True Country music format and also focuses on local news, weather, and community promotions. WXBX (95.3 FM) features the Good Time Oldies music format as well as Virginia Tech sports. The parent company of WYVE and WXBX is Three Rivers Media Corporation.