Mazda Toyota prepares job announcements for Huntsville expansion

Alabama Industrial Development Training Institute, Alabama’s worker training agency, issued this press release Thursday:

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 8:37 AM
Updated: Apr 23, 2019 6:35 PM

Alabama Industrial Development Training Institute, Alabama’s worker training agency, issued this press release Thursday:

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc (MTMUS) announced the first in a series of job announcements for the new $1.6 Billion manufacturing plant located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Courtesy Toyota

Interested applicants should scan the QR code to view a full list of required skills and to apply

Facility Maintenance, Multi-Skilled Maintenance as well as Tool and Die Team Members are being sought by the company. Rate of pay is based on experience and skill level, ranging from $23.50 to $33.00 per hour.

Interested applicants should visit: https://www.aidt.edu/jobs to view a full list of required skills and to apply

Pre-employment training for MTMUS will take place at a temporary AIDT training center while the permanent center is being built on the MTMUS facility campus.

The hiring process for production workers is anticipated to begin in Fall 2019 and continue until the plant is at full capacity. Applications and training will be done on a rolling basis for the company, which has plans to create up to 4,000 new jobs in Alabama.

“Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc. represents yet another project in a long line of global manufacturers that see the value in Alabama and its citizens. We’re proud to continue our two-decade long partnership with Toyota in this new venture and begin a new partnership with Mazda that will last for years to come.” Ed Castile, Executive Director of AIDT and Deputy Secretary of Commerce for Workforce Development.

The joint venture will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with the production split evenly between the two companies in order to produce a yet-to-be revealed Mazda crossover model and the Toyota Corolla.

Vehicle production is expected to begin in 2021.

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