Below are job opportunities for high school seniors in the Plymouth-Canton area who are looking to go directly into full-time work after graduating. Many of the employers offer advancement opportunities, benefits and tuition reimbursement to employees. These are great options for students who want to go directly to work or are looking for ways to work full-time while attending college or a training program. However, these opportunities are not designed for students moving away for college in the Fall.

 

Loc Performance Products is a full service manufacturer of large CNC machined components and assemblies for military and commercial applications. They have two full time job openings in Plymouth, Michigan listed below. No experience required!

1.  General Laborer for Production Department: Loc Performance is looking for a General Laborer to join our Production department! This position assists in machine shop activities by loading and unloading materials and parts, as well as removing chips from machine areas. Click here for more information.

2.  General Laborer for Packaging Department:  Loc Performance is looking for General Laborer to join our packaging department! This position will be responsible for assisting in painting and packaging activities for our Loc Pac Department. Click here for more information.

 

Skyway Precision is a privately held company specializing in CNC production machining. They currently have two openings in Plymouth, Michigan. If interested click here for more information on the application process.

1. Fork Truck Driver: Responsibilities include any function that is related to the movement or storage of Skyway product. This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year in a Shipping and Receiving Position.

2. Machine Operator: Responsible for performing all aspects of production machining required to produce quality products at an acceptable level. This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year experience in Manufacturing.

 

 

Master Automatic Inc. produces a wide range of components for a variety of industries, including automotive, agriculture, alternative energy and others. They currently have several job opening located in Plymouth, Michigan listed below. If interested click here for more information on the application process.

1. Machine Operator: Tends one or more machine types and special purpose machines to produce, wash and inspect parts to specification by performing the following duties (broaching, honing, drilling, deburring, tapping, grinding, boring, welding, assembly, wash, inspection). This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent along with basic computer, math and reading skills.

 

 

Community Financial Credit Union is a not-for-profit, full-service financial institution headquartered in Plymouth, MI, with 13 branches in southeast and northern Michigan. They currently have two part time entry level positions open that include a month of training, and have room for advancement. If interested click here for more information on how to apply.

1.     Member Service Representative I/Member Contact Center (Part-Time) – in Novi: this involves professionally greeting members; responding to inquiries; determining appropriate responses and directions; resolving problems; and performing various operational background duties.

2.     Member Service Representative/South (Part-Time) – in Canton: performs a high volume of member transactions with an enthusiastic and friendly manner, which, along with referrals, results in outstanding member satisfaction.

 

AW Transmission Engineering USA, Inc. is leading provider of products and services to the North American automotive market. They currently have two positions open in Plymouth, Michigan.

1. OE Transmission Investigator (full-time): This job involves close/detailed investigations on field/line returned transmissions for failure analysis along with the ability to remove and install transmissions into test fleet vehicles to perform additional detailed testing and measurements. For more information click here.

2. Manufacturing Associates (full-time): This job involves tasks such as assembling, disassembling and inspecting transmissions along with the use of power and hand tools. For more information click here.

 

Dick Scott Automotive Group are a family-owned and operated group of dealeships and body shops that have been serving the Plymouth, Livonia and Fowlerville area for over 30 years. They currently have three entry level positions open in the area.

1. Receptionist/Cashier (Full time in Plymouth, MI): This position requires a professional appearance, excellent communication skills, basic computer knowledge, and customer interaction. Punctuality and reliability are a must for this position. For more information click here.

2. Quick Lube Technician (Plymouth, MI): This position is responsible for performing vehicle repairs as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards. For more information click here.

3.  Automotive Sales Professionals (Plymouth, MI): Candidate must possess strong communication skills. Previous automotive sales experience is desired, but we will train the right candidates! For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

 

After talking with Human Resources professionals locally, here are some attributes that many employers will be looking for that will make students successful candidates:

 

Create a Standardized Resume:

  • Have the resume reflect who you are and what you want to do.
  • List any jobs you had in the past. If you haven’t had a job previously, list activities or groups you’ve been involved in and what your role was at each.
  • Do not make the resume all about academics.
  • List what you are proficient at doing.
  • Let the resume reflect what you enjoy doing.

 

Be Able to Pass a Drug Test:

  • Most large employers offering a good quality jobs will have drug testing.
  • Most employers still test for marijuana, since it is still prohibited by federal law.
  • We will list in the portal, if an employer requires a drug test as part of the hiring process.

 

Come Prepared for the Interview:

  • Know something about the company.
  • Demonstrate the ability to take direction.
  • Show that you are coachable.

 

Social Media:

  • Review your social media accounts to ensure they positively reflect your character.
  • Refrain from posting anything that can be construed as offensive, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, bullying, discriminatory, hateful, racist, sexist, infringes copyright, or is otherwise unlawful.
  • Ensure content on your social media accounts does not appear to contradict your resume or information provided on your application.

 

References:

  • Have letters of recommendation or be able to provide contact information from past employers, teachers, coaches or people who you worked with when volunteering that will serve as references.
  • Be sure to first ask a reference for permission to list them. Listed references should not be surprised when they are contacted to provide feedback about you.

 

When starting work:

  • Make sure to show up to work on time; if you are unable to report to work, notify your employer when not coming in.
  • Demonstrate you are dependable and can be held accountable.
  • Act with respect toward your employer.