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SC Works hosts hiring event on Wednesday, other Midlands job opportunities

Hiring event in Blythewood on Sept. 15; various outdoor recreation companies in South Carolina list job openings

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Individuals seeking employment in packaging or in the field of outdoor recreation have opportunities to land a position with Midlands companies this week.

For those with expertise in printing operations, SC Works is hosting a hiring event at Constantia Flexibles in Blythewood on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

The company that manufactures products to dairy, confectionery, processed food, pet food, pharmaceutical, and beverage industries worldwide is seeking full time employees to fill a variety of positions.

Go to the SC Works Online Services website jobs.scworks.org and search for Constantia Blythewood for information on the following positions:

  • Ink Room Technician – Job Order #1095154
  • Quality Lab Technician – Job Order #1095155
  • Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technician – Job Order #1095159
  • Flexograhic/Rotogravure Operator – Job Order #874629
  • Slitter Operator – Job Order #859876
  • Die Cutter Operator – Job Order #859875

Apply in-person 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Doko Manor, 100 Alvina Hagwood Cir, Blythewood, Wednesday, Sept. 15.

If you cannot attend the hiring event, interested jobseekers can email a completed resume to HR.blwd@cflex.com

Warehouse workers and drivers in Elloree

Local grocery distribution center, ASUSA Distribution, is hiring 100 warehouse associates and up to 50 truck drivers. The Elloree-based supply chain center services regional Food Lion grocery stores. New hires in the warehouse can earn up to $24.12 per hour, based on experience, and drivers (with a Commercial Driver's License) can make starting salaries of $85,000. ADUSA Distribution and ADUSA Transportation offer competitive benefits packages including health care and dental insurance, 401(k) and immediate eligibility for tuition reimbursement.

ADUSA will host a career fair 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at the distribution center in Elloree, 258 Snider Street. 

Interviews will be conducted and offers made in-person, on site. Interested individuals can pre-schedule an interview at this link. Face masks and social distancing protocols will be in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and staggered interview scheduling will be in place during the event.

Outdoor recreation opportunities

There seems to be a demand for boats and fishing tackle products that South Carolina manufacturers are rushing to supply. The South Carolina Boating & Fishing Alliance -- a group representing boat builders and makers of fishing equipment -- has created a list of career opportunities for those who want to work in this growing industry.

From building pontoon boats to sea-worthy craft or the latest angling gear, the scbfa.com website represents such manufacturers as:

Interested jobseekers can apply for positions with individual companies.

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