City of Chandler and partners to host in person Advanced Manufacturing Career Expo at Chandler-Gilbert Community College

May 13, 2024
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CHANDLER, AZ. - The City of Chandler, in partnership with Chandler-Gilbert Community College and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, will host an in-person Advanced Manufacturing Career Expo to assist Chandler manufacturing businesses with their 2024 talent pipeline. Organized by Career Connectors, this free in-person hiring event will be hosted on Wednesday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Agave Hall located at 2626 E. Pecos Road. This event is free to both employers and job candidates.

Job seekers can register for free online at Career Connectors-Job Seekers.

Employers interested in hosting a booth can register for free online at Career Connectors-Chandler Employers.

Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet and network with advanced manufacturing employers from around the East Valley hiring for multiple positions related to manufacturing. The list of participating employers currently includes NXP Semiconductors, Microchip Technology, Advantest/Essai, Saras Micro Devices, CoValence Laboratories, Kinetic Engine Systems, and others.

Candidates will have the opportunity to explore a variety of manufacturing positions from entry-level to executive, as well discuss potential internships, apprenticeships, and future career pathway opportunities.

"Advanced manufacturing is central to the City of Chandler's identity as a Community of Innovation," said Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke. "The Chandler Advanced Manufacturing Career Expo is an investment in our future, connecting skilled individuals with career opportunities at the high-tech companies driving our economy forward."

“Opportunities in the Advanced Manufacturing industry are abundant, and events like these serve as vital bridges between job seekers and employers," remarked Jessica Pierce, Founder/CEO of Career Connectors. "We are thrilled to partner with the City of Chandler, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce to connect job seekers and employers.”

About City of Chandler
Chandler, Arizona has built a reputation as a Community of Innovation. Life in Chandler goes beyond a thriving and dynamic business community with progressive entrepreneurship. Known for its rich diversity, the city offers an outstanding quality of life for all generations with great schools and recreational opportunities. Chandler has grown to become the state's fourth largest city with a population of more than 287,000. Chandler has been named one of the nation's Best Places to Find a Job and Best Cities for Women in Tech. The city also is one of the safest communities in the nation and boasts AAA bond ratings from all three national rating agencies, one of a small number of communities to achieve this distinction. For more information, visit the city website, or connect with Chandler on social media.

About Career Connectors
Career Connectors is innovating how people land careers and employers build talent. As Arizona's fastest-growing employment services program, check out our unparalleled breadth of offerings at Career Connectors.


Media contacts:
Jessica Pierce
Career Connectors

Stephanie Romero
City of Chandler, Public Information Officer