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Grand Rapids, MI Employment Information

Grand Rapids, Michigan Overview

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a bustling metropolitan area with a population close to 200,000; this makes it the biggest city in the western part of the state. Beautiful scenery and diverse employment opportunities are hallmarks of this character-rich Midwest hub. It is the county seat of Kent County.

Those who move to the city from other parts of the country must adjust to Grand Rapids' frigid and snowy winters and very humid summers.

Grand Rapids Job Opportunities

Employment opportunities abound in Grand Rapids. One of its nicknames, "The Furniture City," gives a nod to its past and present. In the 1800s, a thriving lumber business made Grand Rapids a leader in manufacturing, and a handful of major furniture companies still operate there today, giving rise to many Manufacturing jobs in Grand Rapids.There are also quite a few opportunities for Healthcare jobs in Grand Rapids. The area has 11 hospitals, including the highly ranked Spectrum Health and Mercy Health St. Mary's facilities.

As with any metropolitan area, the employment choices in Grand Rapids don't end with one or two specific areas. Those whose expertise lies in information technology or aviation will likely find a place in the city that values their talents.

Grand Rapids Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Grand Rapids is close to seven percent, which is not far off from the national average. This is a good thing for the city, especially considering General Motors' struggles in recent years (GM does have some operations in Grand Rapids, though their activity there is not much when compared to what they do in Detroit).

The Grand Rapids area boasts a projected job growth rate far above what is expected in the rest of the country. In fact, last year, Forbes ranked Grand Rapids as one of the best places in the U.S. to find employment. Forbes took into account such things as the cost of living and the range of available jobs.

Grand Rapids Cost of Living

The overall cost of living in Grand Rapids is slightly below the U.S. average, making it a great place for job seekers who want an urban environment without a shocking urban price tag. Keep in mind, though, according to City-Data.com, the average household income in Grand Rapids is significantly lower than the state average.Grand Rapids is a growing city with room for talented individuals who work in a variety of industries.
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Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Nolan Transportation Group, Inc. (NTG) is a full service, third-party Logistics Company dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. We have been recognized as one of metropolitan Atlanta's fastest growing, privately-owned companies (Atlanta Business Chronicle,2010, 2013). NTG offers excellent career growth potential with an immediate opportunity to learn fr...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49548
Magic Steel is a multi-site steel service center located in Grand Rapids, MI. We are currently accepting resumes for a General Accountant. The role of this position is to assist the Controller in establishing and maintaining accounting systems for the collection and compilation of financial data for management decisions and obligatory financial reporting for all companies; ensures the accuracy of ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49548
Magic Steel is a service center which slits steel to size for a variety of customers such as metal office furniture, hardware manufacturers, and agricultural, metal racking systems, automotive and tubing. We currently have locations in Decatur, AL, Butler IN, and Grand Rapids, MI. We currently have an accounting internship opportunity available at our Grand Rapids, MI location. A job description f...
About Steelcase Inc. Steelcase is the global leader in furnishing the work experience in office environments. Our brands offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for the workplace, inspired by nearly 100 years of insight gained serving the world's leading organizations. We design for a wide variety of customer needs through our three core brands: Steelcase, Turnstone and Coalesse...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
Company Confidential Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Position Description and Purpose: The Supply Chain Planning Manager partners with Research & Development; Engineering; Procurement; Sales; Food Safety & Quality; Manufacturing; Logistics, Inventory Management; Customers and Suppliers, to provide excellent cost effective scheduling and raw materials & finished goods replenishment. The Supply Chain Planning Manager will lead a team, including a mas...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Manpower is hiring on behalf of a leader in the manufacturing of dental products is seeking a Machine Operator to start immediately! Experienced candidates will have at least 6 months of experience. The person in this position will operate and tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. This person must be exceptional while working fast pace with production o...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Would you prefer to work in a factory that smells minty and fresh over one that smells of melting plastic and/or paint? You're in luck! Manpower is hiring on behalf of a leader in the manufacturing of dental products is seeking a Machine Operator to start immediately! Experienced candidates will have at least 6 months of experience. The person in this position will operate and tend machines to pr...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Would you prefer to work in a factory that smells minty and fresh over one that smells of melting plastic and/or paint? You're in luck! Manpower is hiring on behalf of a leader in the manufacturing of dental products is seeking a Machine Operator to start immediately! Experienced candidates will have at least 6 months of experience. The person in this position will operate and tend machines to pr...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
About UFP Technologies: UFP Technologies is seeking an energetic, career oriented professional to fill an exciting opportunity as a Manufacturing Engineer at our facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging. Using foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials, we design and manu...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Amphenol Borisch Technologies is currently seeking a Master Scheduler for our facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Master Scheduler is responsible to develop, implement and align materials planning and inventory management for the Grand Rapids, Michigan and Nogales, Mexico facilities. The Master Scheduler works intimately with the Customer Service, Purchasing, Production and Shipping Departmen...
**Night Shift Position** Successful candidates will have at least 4 years experience with industrial controls. An Electrical Journeyman's card and working knowledge of screw machine, rotary transfer machine and CNC based machine controls is a definite plus. Requirements include extensive PLC knowledge, the ability to perform mechanical repair and installation functions and participation on a prev...
Company Confidential Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Job Purpose: Growing Closed Door LTC Pharmacy is looking for a Pharmacy Technician to service patients in long term care settings, to be part of our team. Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to: -Data entry of both non-medication and medication orders in patient profiles -Process orders received on a daily and monthly physicians order forms -Communicate directly with facility ...
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
Job Description Eaton Corporation’s Fuel and Motion Controls in Grand Rapids, Michigan has an opening for a Lead Financial Analyst supporting plant operations and program finance. This position will drive new development program execution by providing critical support to the program management organization. This position serves as a business partner to the program management and engineering funct...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
Master Production Scheduler Grand Rapids Chair is a successful family-owned business that started in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1997. The company was founded by Dave Miller a former executive with fine furniture-maker John Widdicomb, Inc. We are a leading provider of chairs and tables for commercial environments: restaurants, hotels, hospitals, medical offices, corporations, arenas, banks, casinos...
With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise ever-expanding portfolio: • Owned – Bates®, Chaco®, Cushe®, HyTest®, Hush Puppies®, Keds®, Merrell®, Saucony®, Sebago®, Soft Style®, Sperry Top-Sider®, Stride Rite Children’s Group®, Tr...
Grand Rapids, MI
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
Grand Rapids, MI
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Grand Rapids, MI
Booking.com BV, part of the Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the global market leader in online hotel reservations. Established in 1996, www.booking.com is available in 43 languages with over 367,843 hotels in 190 countries. We offer a dynamic work environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented, and believe our people and their passion is what makes us successful. ...

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