Company is working with BelFlex to recruit for positions that now offer increased hourly wages, earned time off and earned paid holidays
Springboro, OH and Cincinnati, OH – January 16, 2019 – Pioneer Automotive Technologies, Inc. (“Pioneer”) announced today that as of January 1, 2019, it has increased all long-term, hourly wages by up to 10 percent, and for the first time will offer both existing and newly hired contract employees up to six days of earned time off at its Springboro, Ohio facility. Pioneer and its global family of companies under Pioneer Corporation in Japan are leaders in the supply of infotainment devices, components and systems. The company has also partnered with BelFlex Staffing Network (“BelFlex”), a staffing and flexible workforce solutions firm in the commercial sector, to offer an additional earned five paid holidays to its contract employees. BelFlex will manage hiring with applications being accepted and processed at its Middletown, Dayton and Lebanon, Ohio branches.
“Manufacturing companies in Ohio continue to add jobs, but are confronted with a tight labor market, especially in areas where many of our employees come from, including Warren, Butler and Montgomery counties,” said Steven Moerner, Pioneer’s President. “To be competitive, Pioneer and BelFlex will jointly offer a more attractive incentive package with increased salaries, earned paid time off and earned paid holiday time. The goal is to reward our existing contract employees for their loyalty and appeal to new prospects, including those who recently ended holiday seasonal jobs.”
Open positions at Pioneer include long-term production assembly, warehouse and forklift career opportunities. Workdays are Monday – Friday during first shift hours of 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with possible overtime until 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturdays. New hourly pay rates range from $11.50 – $13.75 per hour based on job title and experience. Under the new incentive package, contract employees are eligible to earn one day of time off for every 60 days of perfect attendance. BelFlex also offers referral bonuses.
“BelFlex is committed to connecting job candidates with career opportunities at leading companies such as Pioneer. We’re not only excited that Pioneer, a major employer in Springboro for over 30 years, is offering higher wages, but also paid time off which is unusual for most of our contract employees,” said Amy Powers, Branch Manager, BelFlex, Middletown. “In addition to its incentive program, Pioneer provides an inclusive and supportive work atmosphere where all employees can participate in company events and community outreach activities.”
For employment inquiries please contact Amy Powers at 513-217-4562 or APowers@belflex.com. Or, visit one of these three BelFlex branch offices: 4490 Marie Drive, Middletown, OH 45044; 832 S. Ludlow Street, Dayton, OH 45402; or 135 North Broadway Street, Lebanon, OH 45036. Or visit https://belflex.com/about-leadership/pioneer/.
BelFlex Staffing Network is driven by a passion for creating success for its employees, clients, and communities—what it calls Succeeding Together. BelFlex provides commercial staffing workforce solutions, from light industrial to clerical and administrative positions, as well as direct hire opportunities. BelFlex’s customers value its deep industry knowledge, recruiting expertise, commitment to compliance, and partnering approach to improving productivity. Founded in 1989, BelFlex employs over 5,000 people through its 31 branch offices. Learn more at www.BelFlex.com.
About Pioneer Automotive Technologies, Inc.
Since 1986, Pioneer has been located at 100 South Pioneer Boulevard in Springboro, Ohio—featuring a world class, state-of-the-art clean and safe work environment. Pioneer is a global leader in the supply of automotive infotainment devices and components, including radios, speakers, amplifiers and navigation systems.