2016 Chevrolet Volt Cutaway (click to enlarge)

2016 Chevrolet Volt Cutaway (click to enlarge)

LG Chem Michigan Inc. announced a job fair on  Tuesday, April 21 at 1 LG Way in Holland, Michigan.

The Korean lithium-ion cell manufacturer expects to double the size of its production workforce in 2015.

Doubling the size of the workforce indicates to us that battery production for EVs will increase. General Motors recently lowered the price of Spark EV and Cadillac ELR. Furthermore, with the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt in the pipeline, sales for GM's trio of plug-in model should increase quickly.

"Due to increased volume and a new customer, LGCMI is adding production equipment and expects to employ several hundred people by the end of the year.  Globally, LG Chem has numerous automakers as clients for EV batteries including GM, Ford, Renault, Hyundai/Kia, Volvo, Audi and Daimler etc. The company's push to build its workforce begins Tuesday, April 21 with an all-day job fair at the company's facilities, located at 1 LG Way in Holland. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and is open to everyone seeking employment opportunities with the company.

Prospective candidates should plan to meet with members of LGCMI's staff to learn more about opportunities available at this market-leading, advanced-technology manufacturing company.

Candidates should come prepared with a copy of a recent resume and may pre-apply online at lgchemjobs.com or at the job fair. Those interested in Operator positions should bring their WorkKeys certificate if they already have one, otherwise WorkKeys testing can be scheduled at the job fair.

Open positions include:

Technical Operator, starting at $13/hour (Production, QA, Shipping/Receiving) Maintenance positions (Electrical and Mechanical)

Engineer positions in Production, QA & Facilities"