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Coming Home East MI

Looking for an awesome career in Arenac, Bay, Midland, or Saginaw County?
Attend this fun & casual hiring mixer for an opportunity to connect with 30 regional employers while enjoying complimentary drinks & appetizers!

Employers with open positions in engineering, healthcare, business, skilled trades, operations, finance, construction and more will be looking to connect. If you are looking for the right career opportunity in the Region this event is for you! Or if you left the region and are looking to “Come Home” you belong here!

Register online now for your complimentary drink ticket and to be entered into the drawing for a chance to win an incredible prize – details to come!

We look forward to seeing you! “Big journeys start with small steps.”

If you are interested in talking with a career coach to help prepare you for speaking with employers or if you’d like help with your resume, please contact the friendly staff at Michigan Works at 989-752-3145.

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October 26, 2023


3:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Register for Coming Home East MI


Pierce Road Bar and Grill
2903 Pierce Rd.
Saginaw, MI 48604


Arenac County Economic Development Corporation, Bay Future, Inc., Midland Business Alliance, Saginaw Future Inc. If you have questions about the hiring mixer, contact Saginaw Future.





Coming Home - East MI

Coming Home East

Participating Companies

AeroMotion AeroMotion

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades and continues to be the global leader by equipping customers with smart solutions for every circumstance, every mission. We are passionate advocates of aviation, providing aircraft that save time and empower people with the freedom of flight. With functions ranging from Communications, Engineering, Finance, Flight Operations, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Marketing, Sales, and, more - you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, learn new skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities and build your career. We provide resources to empower your journey. Your success is our success.

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We’re hiring for Machinists, Grinders, Design Engineer, and Machinist Apprentices. We’re also hiring for 2024 Summer Internships for Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, and Supply Chain Management.

Amigo Mobility International, Inc. Amigo

Finding quality solutions for mobility needs continue to be our passion, with roots planted in healthcare. Our goal has remained the same, finding quality solutions for mobility needs. With over half a century’s worth of experience in designing and manufacturing our product, our pace of innovation has lead us to product lines covering healthcare, grocery & retail, industrial, government and hospitals.

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Facility Maintenance Associate, Machine Operator, Recycling Technician, Account Manager

Ascension Michigan Ascension

Ascension is a national faith-based healthcare organization and we're committed to transforming the way we deliver healthcare by sharing best practices and knowledge across 19 states and the District of Columbia. As part of the Ascension team, you'll benefit from nationwide collaboration between our hospitals, medical practices, and healthcare innovators. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they're opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you. What matters to you, matters to us.

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Registered Nurse, MRI Technologist, CT Technologist, Medical Assistants, Security Guards, Surgical Technologist

Blue Thumb BlueThumb

We manufacture products to help customers design, install, & maintain better water features. We manufacture most of what we sell and ship it nationwide to a network of professional installers, dealers, and DIY consumers. The products we make are fun and our customers love them making our job very rewarding.

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We are seeking happy people for a number of positions including assembly, shipping/receiving, quality control, and customer service/sales.

Consumers Energy Consumers

Consumers Energy: Consumers Energy is excited to support Coming Home to encourage young people to look at their home state of Michigan as the best place in the country to live and prosper. As Michigan’s largest energy provider, Consumers Energy is committed to promoting Michigan as a great place to live and work. Events like this showcase the great things going on in Michigan and, more importantly, should inspire people to be part of our state’s bright future.

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Engineers, Technicians, Communications

COPOCO Community Credit Union Copoco

COPOCO Community Credit Union is a credit union, not a bank. What's the difference? The difference is the credit union exists out of an International social purpose of people helping people. Since July 15, 1951, COPOCO Community Credit Union is a Great Lakes Bay Region member owned Credit Union. We have two branches in Bay City: 4265 Wilder Rd. and 1479 Straits Drive (inside the Valley Center Technology Park on Mackinaw Road). We also one Saginaw location at 3262 Cabaret Trail (just off McCarty.) Our staff is focused on our Mission, to provide excellence in service, helping each member realize their financial goals and dreams.

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We are looking for highly motivated individuals, with a desire to learn and grow with an efficient, friendly, service-oriented organization. COPOCO Community Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Covenant HealthCare Covenant

From moms-to-be to babies to great-grandfathers, Covenant HealthCare is the one health system in the Great Lakes Bay Region that delivers extraordinary care across generations and across specialties. As the largest, most comprehensive health care provider in the region, you can trust Covenant HealthCare with the health needs of your entire family. We offer a broad spectrum of programs and services ranging from high-risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, robotic surgery and many other services.

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Clinical Associate, Environmental Attendant (Housekeeping), Medical Assistant, Nursing Care Assistant, Pharmacy Technician Phlebotomist, Registration Associate, Scribe, Security Officer, Sterile Processing Technician, Unit Secretary

Dow Chemical Dow

At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we’re passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet. Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We’re a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple - to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you’re looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you’re in the right place.

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Dow has an exciting part-time cooperative education job opportunity available in Midland, MI, Collegeville, PA, or Lake Jackson, TX. This position is open to qualified and highly-committed college students enrolled in a fully accredited college or university located very close to the Midland, Collegeville or Lake Jackson Dow site . Unlike a short-term internship project outside of school terms, this particular role is a long-term, year-round, undergraduate student position -- at least one full year in duration -- while the student is simultaneously taking classes toward an undergraduate degree. This opportunity offers the student valuable professional work experience in a dynamic, multi-national corporation interfacing with colleagues and leaders in R&D. This program is designed for academically successful students who meet ALL of the specific job and co-op program requirements listed below and who can simultaneously succeed both in school and in a professional work environment.

Fullerton Tool Company Fullerton

We are a third-generation, family-owned business that specializes in the design and production of solid carbide cutting tools for a wide variety of industries. We manufacture high quality end mills, drills, reamers, burrs, saws, keyseat cutters, and custom tooling. Our tooling is used wherever there is a machining application, no matter how simple or complex. In addition to manufacturing quality tooling, our sales, engineering, and customer service teams are here to help you find the right tool and set up optimal perimeters specific to your machining application. We go beyond the tool to ensure that you have a complete tooling solution for your needs. We currently have positions open in Media Hone, Customer Service and Night Shift Machinist

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Fullerton Tool Company is looking for a candidate to fill the CNC Grinding Machinist position, in which they would be responsible for operating and setup CNC or Precision Grinding machines. Manufacture cutting tools according to specifications and prints, using a variety of tools, gauges, and fixtures to ensure the highest quality for the customer.

GLB Michigan Works! MIWorks

Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! is more than a funding source, a spare pair of hands to post jobs and sort resumes, or an innovative partner at the economic development table. Because of our direct interaction with our employer customers, we are: Collaborative to partner with employers and training providers to create on-demand solutions for high-demand skills Connected to a network of resources throughout the region and state Innovative to adapt, respond and customize solutions for challenging recruitment projects Influential to convene employers within specific industries like health care and manufacturing to tackle long-term hiring issues Best equipped with resources, knowledge, experience and manpower

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We'd like to be a resource for individuals seeking employment.

Greater Midland GreaterMidland

Greater Midland promotes vitality and builds belonging through recreation, wellness and social services that encourage the lifelong pursuit of learning, personal fulfillment, and good health. We respect differences and promote equality for all, offering programs and services that reflect the community’s needs. Founded in 1919, Greater Midland’s seven operating units have grown to include Midland Community Center, Coleman Family Center, Corporate Wellness, Curling Center, North-End Fitness Center, North Midland Family Center, and Tennis Center. We employ more than 500 people county-wide and positively impact an estimated 80% of City of Midland residents with 60% of those living in Midland County. Learn more at

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Early Childcare, Athletics, Wellness, Aquatics, and Member Services

Hemlock Semiconductor Hemlock

At Hemlock Semiconductor (HSC), we transform people’s lives by energizing and connecting our world through silicon technology. Since 1961, HSC has been a leading global provider of hyper-pure polysilicon, and is the only polysilicon manufacturer headquartered in the United States. HSC plays an essential role in the semiconductor and solar industries, with the vision of becoming the preferred supplier of silicon-enabled technologies to the low-carbon, digital world. Our polysilicon is used to make computer chips – the “brains” behind the electronic devices we rely on to make our lives easier, safer and more enjoyable. HSC is just one of six major manufacturers in the world that makes polysilicon used to create semiconductor wafers. In fact, nearly all electronic devices in the world contain HSC polysilicon. We’re also moving the world toward a greener future by supplying the rapidly growing solar power industry.

Hiring In

HSC is expanding and is looking to add several roles to support it. Experience from 5-15 years for engineers is targeted. Skilled Trades Journeyperson positions are also top priority.

Independent Bank Independent

For 150 years, we’ve worked hard to earn the business, and the trust, of those across Michigan. Our customers have been our focus since the day we opened our doors, and doing whatever it takes to meet their needs has always been our top priority.

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Finance and Banking Positions

Linear Motion LLC Linear

UmbraGroup-Thomson Aerospace & Defense (Linear Motion, LLC) is an agile, passionate partner revolutionizing motion solution. We are an Intelligent Partner who works with passion and dedication always offering innovation, flexible and customizable solutions based on our customer’s needs, creating products that can revolutionize a constantly changing market. We are an intelligent supplier of actuators, ball screws, bearings, and components in high-tech markets. Excellent service is the foundation of our business, and we work to be FIRST (Customer Focused, Innovation, Respect, Social Responsibility, Teamwork).

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CNC Grinder 2nd shift, Quality Inspector 2nd shift,Industrial Engineer, Director of Trade Compliance, Production Scheduler, Program Manager, Actuation Engineer


We live by the philosophy that Anything is Possible — because at MERRILL, it’s true. We can create just about anything our customers need while effectively managing every step of the process along the way, from concept to production to final delivery. As a strong, American small business with nearly 700,000 ft2, MERRILL has the resident expertise to design and manufacture intricate prototypes through high volume production. Our vertically integrated corporate structure with broad in-house capacity, our breadth of experience and our depth of resources make us leaner and more efficient. This structure gives us better control over quality, pricing and delivery. We’re MERRILL, and we’re ready to provide innovative solutions for your crucial applications.

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Engineering, Skilled Trades, Design, Logistics

Midland Compounding Compounding

Midland Compounding & Consulting is a privately held, custom compounder of thermoplastic materials. Since 1999, we have been providing specialty thermoplastic compounds, product / material development services, and unique solutions to difficult recycling opportunities.

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Engineering, Process Operators

Morley Morley

Employing over 2,000 associates across 32 states, Morley partners with Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies to provide a diverse set of services in the areas of Meetings & Incentives, Business Process Outsourcing, and Exhibits & Displays. Our mission is to deliver extraordinary experiences. We do this by leading with humility, embracing everyone, sweating the details and moving mountains (making the impossible possible) – for our Morley Family members and for the world-leading companies that partner with us. At Morley, career opportunities are greater than ever. We offer a variety of options for everyone, whether you want to work full time or part time, in person or remotely, or in a hybrid position. Find your niche in one of our service areas or our internal departments of Information Technology, Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Accounting, Facilities and more. Interested in working for Morley? Let's connect!

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Management, Sales, Marketing, HR, Accounting, IT, Skilled Trades

MyMichigan Health MyMichigan

MyMichigan Health, a non-profit health system headquartered in Midland, Michigan, is a leader in providing award-winning, high-quality care to the 25-county region it serves. With Medical Centers in Alma, Alpena, Clare, Gladwin, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Sault Ste. Marie and West Branch, MyMichigan also has affiliations with Medical Centers in St. Ignace* and Mackinac Island*. MyMichigan Health provides a full continuum of care across a wide array of settings, including urgent care centers, home health, virtual care, as well as medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, family medicine, hematology/oncology, neurosciences, orthopedics, pediatrics, vascular surgery, and more. MyMichigan Health demonstrates its commitment to the future of medicine by partnering with leading institutions to offer medical education programs that train medical students, physicians, nurse practitioner and physician assistant students, nursing students and other clinical experts for our region.

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Registered Nurse, Patient Care Technician, Medical Assistant, Patient Services Assistant, Phlebotomist, Medical Lab Assistant

Pumford Construction Pumford

Pumford Construction is a full-service construction company proudly located in Michigan's Great Lakes. With over 75 years of service under our belt, Pumford has experience in a vast array markets, making us a well-rounded company. Because we are a trades intensive company, we have first-hand experience at what techniques work the best for each unique situation. Our trade superintendents have an average of twenty years experience, making them experts in their field and enhancing the quality of our output. Our company owns and maintains the majority of the equipment we use in order to ensure top performance, dependability, efficiency and safety. Combined with the expertise and skill of our project managers, site crews and craftsmen, our approach guarantees that your project will meet the cost and completion requirements, without sacrificing quality. WITH OVER 100 EMPLOYEES: We Have the Horsepower: Our crew sizes and construction resources enables us to provide seamless project coordination on even the largest projects.

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Project Management, Safety Professional, Carpenter, Cement Finisher, Field Superintendent, Laborer or Mason

Rehmann Rehmann

Rehmann is a professional advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, business solutions and outsourcing, specialized consulting, and wealth management services. For over 80 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions to our clients nationwide. With over 1,000 associates in Michigan, Ohio, and Florida, we are the momentum behind what’s possible. We focus on the business of business – allowing companies and individuals to focus on what makes them extraordinary. We help you look to the future with confidence, thanks to our unrivaled expertise and integrity. Through our partnerships with our clients and communities, we drive impact that empowers our world.

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Accounting and finance primarilty, Rehmann has other positions periodically (including IT) - but that is more on an as needed basis.

City of Saginaw Saginaw

Saginaw is a beautiful City located in Central Michigan near the Saginaw Bay. The City is divided by the Saginaw River which has resulted in great waterfront properties, bike/walking trails and parks. We have many cultural venues including three museums in our Riverfront District; history, art and children's. For entertainment we have a large event center that hosts our local hockey team, comedians, musical performances and other events, an outdoor event park, a historic theater and a local non-profit theater. There are multiple parks including a Japanese garden and Ojibway Island which sits in the Saginaw River. Many of our downtown businesses are unique and can only be found in Saginaw.

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Instrumentation and Controls Specialist, Deputy Director of Human Resources, Assistant City Engineer

County of Saginaw SaginawCounty

Saginaw County contains three cities, 27 townships and six incorporated villages. The County of Saginaw envisions a diverse community that empowers all people to celebrate quality of life with pride. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of our community in a respectful, efficient and fiscally responsible way by providing the highest quality of services, including economic development, technology, healthcare, natural resources, quality workforce, parks and recreation, safety, entertainment, and infrastructure.

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Featuring representatives from the County HR Department, Juvenile Center and District Court. Family Evaluator – FOC, Legal Clerk I - District Court, Probation Officer - District Court, Nursing Opportunities Public Health Nurse, Detention Youth Care Specialist I On-Call, Deputy Sheriff - Sheriff Department Positions, Security / Corrections Officer Sheriff Department Positions, Master Control Clerk Sheriff Department Positions, Circuit Court - Court Reporter, Controller / Chief Administrative Officer, Public Health Nurse I - Nurse Family Partnership

Saginaw ISD ISD

The Regional Educational Service Center (R.E.S.C.) is the hub of the Saginaw Intermediate School District. Within this center can be found a variety of educational services, resources and support systems that are reinforced by an administrative staff committed to growth and development. R.E.S.C. offers professional development, comprehensive health education, career, gifted and talented and micro-computer education programs. It also processes required state department reports, handles child accounting procedures, and assists local districts with state reports.

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Teaching and administrative related positions

Saginaw Products Corp. DBA CIGNYS Cignys

We are a provider of innovative and custom engineered and manufactured solutions tailored to the defense and aerospace industries. Our team is a close-knit family that is focused on working hand-in-hand with each other as well as with our customers. Our goal is to provide a partnership based in mutual success. Through hard work, dedication and collaboration, we have earned multiple supplier excellence awards from the upper echelon prime defense contractors.

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Engineering, Skilled Trades

Saginaw Valley State University SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) transforms lives through educational excellence and dynamic partnerships, unleashing possibilities for impact in its community and worldwide. Founded in 1963, as one of Michigan’s 15 public universities, is in the heart of Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region and stretches across 748 acres. SVSU STANDS OUT as a great place to work and has received national recognition among “Great Colleges to Work For” for eight consecutive years. There are over 1,100 staff and faculty working together to enhance the lives of students from around the world. SVSU's Vision is to be renowned for its innovative teaching, experiential learning, and state-of-the-art facilities and will be the first choice for those striving for personal and professional success. Go Cards!

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Manager of Event Programming and Promotions, Administrative Secretary, Special Education Compliance Specialist, Field-Spicer Research Scientist

Spence Brothers Spence

Spence Brothers is a leading Construction Manager in Michigan that recently celebrated our 130th year in construction. A Top 100 Midwest Construction Company as ranked by the Engineering News Record, Spence Brothers maintains a strong connection with the communities in which we work. Our biggest strength is our commitment to our project partners, whether they be clients, subcontractors, design professionals, or community partners. Our mission is to build trust and important facilities with great people and organizations, driven to help each other and our communities thrive.

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Construction Estimator, Field Superintendent, Project Accountant, Project Manager Usual trade positions hired are carpenter, cement finisher, laborer, etc. Open positions can be viewed on our website via the Careers tab. Applicants can apply directly through that web page.

Spicer Group Spicer

Spicer Group is a multi-disciplined Civil Engineering Firm. Originally establishing our roots in 1944 as a civil engineering and surveying firm, we have since incorporated community planning and architecture into our core areas of service. We contribute our growth and success to our repeat clients, having no boundaries of where we will work, our willingness to partner with other firms, consistently incorporating new technology into our work processes, and always remaining 100 percent accountable. We have the ability and experience to solve our client’s needs in each of our core service areas. If not, we can refer you to a recommended qualified consultant we have worked with in the past. From on-demand solutions to long-term planning, our deliverables are Stronger, Safer and Smarter. Count on us to give you tailored solutions that fit your specific needs.

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Surveyors, Water Resources Engineers, Municipal Engineers, Transportation Engineers, Construction Engineers, Civil Engineering Project Managers

Three Rivers Corporation ThreeRivers

At Three Rivers Corporation, we are much more than just a construction company. We are committed to supporting the communities and organizations where we do business. We understand that our success is not only defined by the quality of our work, but also by the positive impact we make in the areas we serve.

Hiring In

We are hoping to fill several skilled trades roles, including carpentry, laborers, HVAC, pipefitting, plumbing and structural steel.

Vantage Plastics Vantage

Vantage Plastics is at the top of the industry through our growth of excellence and focus on innovation. We strive to be the most advanced thermoforming company throughout the world and to continuously improve our processes through research and development.

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Machine Operators, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics