Fiat Chrysler has 5,000 jobs to offer Detroiters at the new Jeep assembly plant it’s building on the city’s east side. So far, 38,000 job seekers have expressed interest in the positions, and another 10,000 are expected to do so before the hiring process closes.
What happens to the 43,000 who don’t land the FCA jobs?
They’ll form the largest talent pool in the country to be ready to fill positions when FCA suppliers and other employers come in search of workers.
Employees work in the new body shop at the FCA Mack Avenue Site. (Photo: Todd McInturf, The Detroit News)
The city’s Detroit at Work office doesn’t want to lose track of city residents who are willing to work. It’s compiling a database of the FCA