Hundreds of job seekers are expected to visit the
The firm is part of
Employing more than 500 regular and temporary workers, Assurant Solutions handles the
repair and refurbishment of mobile devices, primarily smartphones, Etchison said.
"The mobile services industry is just experiencing phenomenal growth, worldwide," he said. "We provide mobile device protection for our customers. We are in a growth mode here at our
In 2011, the U.S. was home to 316 million wireless connections, or active devices such as smartphones and tablets, according to
The organization is a nonprofit group that represents the nation's wireless communication industry.
One year later, the number of active devices had jumped to 326.4 million connections, according to the association.
"There has been phenomenal growth within our customer base," Etchison said.
And, thanks to the area's large bank of manufacturing workers,
"We find that the manufacturing background found in this area transitions very well to the types of skills we are looking for from our associates," Etchison
So, what type of jobs is Assurant Solutions offering?
The company is looking to hire electro mechanical assemblers, wireless technicians, material handlers and inspectors for its second shift that lasts from 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Etchison said.
An assembler, for example, diagnoses and repairs cell phones, primarily smartphones, he said.
The company requires all workers to have a high school diploma or equivalent.
"We're looking for folks who can work with small tools and can follow both written and video directions." Etchison said. "The should have good hand and eye coordination."
If you go
Assurant Solutions will host a job fair from
For details, go to jobs.assurant.com/york.
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