Representatives of the Great Lakes Army Recruiting Battalion in Lansing and Denso’s thermal manufacturing facility in Battle Creek are signing an agreement today to provide priority hiring status to qualified soldiers participating in the Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program.
The Army wants to assist Denso by bringing qualified candidates into manufacturing, a field that offers long-term career prospects. Denso is a supplier of advanced automotive technology and components and has its North American headquarters in Southfield.
The PaYS program is a strategic partnership between the Army and 616 partner corporations and public sector agencies across the nation, including local partners such as General Motors Co., Quicken Loans, Spectrum Health, the Michigan State Police, Kalamazoo Public Safety, and Aldevra.
Denso says it offers soldiers who join the company:
- The Denso Veterans Network.
- Competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and a matching 401k plan.
- Bonus opportunities and guaranteed hours, with scheduled overtime in safe and clean environments.
- Training on the latest manufacturing technologies and practices.
Soldiers can apply for a variety of positions at Denso in Battle Creek, including production, skilled trades, engineering roles, and others here.