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JTEKT Hiring Event

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

JTEKT Hiring Event Details

HTI is hosting a hiring event seeking entry level Assembly Technicians, Material Handlers, and Machinists for the JTEKT location in Vonore, TN. JTEKT is one of the largest steering systems, driveline components, bearings and machine tools manufacturers in the world. JTEKT is a leading systems and development partner to the automotive and industrial markets.

DIRECT and temp-to-hire positions available! AIR CONDITIOINED FACILITY! Interested candidates will need to pass a background check and drug screening.

JTEKT Hiring Event

Wednesday, May 31, 2023  (2 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Where:  JTEKT Plant 1 – 55 Excellence Way, Vonore, TN 37885
What to wear to the event:  Dress code is casual (come as you are, but please be presentable)



Job Openings and Pay Rates

– Assembly Technician: Starting at $15/hour
– Material Handlers: Starting at $15/hour
– Machining: Starting at $15.33/hour

*pay depending on work experience and shift availability

Shifts Available

Assembly Technician
– 1st (6a.m. – 2:30p.m.), 2nd (2p.m. – 10:30p.m.), 3rd ( 10p.m. – 6a.m.)

Material Handlers
– 1st (6a.m. – 2:30p.m.), 2nd (2p.m. – 10:30p.m.), 3rd ( 10p.m. – 6a.m.)

– Rotating 12 hour shifts

Perks of the Job

– Direct or temp-to-hire positions available
– Start right away
– Multiple schedule/shift options
– State of the art training center
– Paid holidays and vacation
– Medical, vision and dental insurance
– 401K
– Referral bonus for HTI associates (see your rep for details)
– Entry level
– Team Environment


– High school diploma or GED preferred
– Manufacturing experience NOT required
– Ability to stand for long periods of time
– Stable work history
– Must pass a background check and drug screening

Assembly Technician Responsibilities

– Operate production machines and equipment using buttons on control panel; observe test equipment and assist with troubleshooting

– Visually inspect parts for damage and defects, such as porosity, roughness or cosmetic imperfections

– Perform duties such as installing, inserting, torquing, purging, wiping and inspecting parts for quality and cosmetic defects

Material Handlers Responsibilities

– Identifies and transports requested materials to and from various locations including machines, loading docks, trucks, and storage areas

– Uses protective materials and strapping equipment to protect and secure loads

– Manages and piles skids, pallets, and other supplies in specified areas

– Applies understanding of machine loading capacity and loading schedule, ensuring prompt delivery of required items

– All other duties as assigned

Machining Responsibilities

– Insert components into machines

– Operate production machines and equipment: washing, welding, boring, mounting, pressing, drilling, installing and detecting

– Visually inspect parts for damage and defects, such as porosity, roughness or cosmetic imperfections

Job Location

JTEKT – 55 Excellence Way, Vonore, TN


Don’t forget to RSVP for the JTEKT Hiring Event. To learn more about JTEKT, go to jtekt-na.com/vonore.

HTI and JTEKT are Equal Opportunity Employers M/D/F/V/SO. 

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56 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
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