Looking for an awesome career in the Middle Michigan or Great Lakes Bay Region? Discover your opportunity to connect with world class employers from the region and learn more about what makes this region a wonderful place to call home.
Ready to discover your career? Our Coming Home event features up to 30 regional employers from high-demand industries with operations in Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella, and Saginaw Counties. This year’s event particularly focuses on amazing opportunities in engineering, healthcare, and business and operations! You can start connecting today by filling out an interest form and letting us know which employers you’d like to connect with, what your interests are, and uploading your career profile and/or resume.
Curious which companies are hiring right now? Below are profiles of the featured employers who will attend the event and are ready to provide you with your dream career!
DateOctober 7, 2022
Courtyard Marriott, Central Michigan University
2400 East Campus Dr
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Gladwin County EDC, Greater Gratiot Development Inc., Middle Michigan Development Corporation, & Saginaw Future
WebsiteComing Home - Middle Michigan
Aircraft Precision Products, Inc.
Aircraft Precision Products, Inc. (APPI), is an employee owned small business that specializes in machining complex, rotating parts for gas turbine engines. APPI has been a key supplier to General Electric Aircraft Engines and the U.S. Department of Defense since being established in 1946. APPI also offers plasma spray coating, a super heated powder that is robotically sprayed onto part sections to help them withstand an engine’s extreme operating temperatures. APPI supplies parts for both military and commercial engines. Its components can be found on engines powering the B-1B bomber, F-16 fighter, F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter, A-10 Warthog and many other military aircraft and Navy vessels. It also manufactures components that will be found on the new Airbus A380 and Boeing 737 Max. APPI benefits from a dedicated small-town work force of nearly 60 employees. Many of the employees have been with APPI more than 20 years.
Engineering, Skilled Trades
Bandit Industries, Inc.
In 1983, Mike Morey Sr. and six employees built the first Brush Bandit chipper in a small mid-Michigan warehouse. Today Bandit offers over 50 different models of hand-fed chippers, stump grinders, whole tree chippers, The Beast horizontal grinders, track carriers and skid steer attachments. Much has changed since 1983, but Bandit’s mission statement and core values endure as the foundation for Bandit’s commitment to excellence. Throughout the years numerous Bandit employees have made a significant impact on the success of the company. The commitment for quality, innovation, and dedication is instilled in every Bandit employee, and part of what it means to be Employee-Owned (ESOP). The current state of the company is at a record high, employing nearly 700 people, continued growth in all product lines, increased manufacturing capabilities and a driving force providing equipment for the tree care and recycling industries. Join Team Bandit!
Engineering Operations / Management Marketing / PR / Communications Skilled Trades Accounting / Finance IT / Technology Roles various manufacturing production roles
Central Michigan University
Employees have a nationally recognized wellness program and health care and benefits that exceed national norms. Our quaint, tight-knit community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants, brew pubs and cultural activities including concerts, plays and renowned speakers. We are an hour or two from the state’s largest cities, sunset beaches, and golf and ski resorts.
Created by the legislature in 1962, Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District (Clare-Gladwin RESD) is one of 56 intermediate school districts in Michigan. Clare-Gladwin RESD helps the five local school districts in Clare and Gladwin Counties with programs and services that are best provided on a regional basis - those that are highly specialized and those that are more cost-efficient to do together. The RESD helps communities make the best use of education resources by leveraging resources with school district, higher education, non-profit organizations, and businesses.
A Force for You. A Force of Change. We are a Force for Michigan. We invest in creating positive change in our hometowns through corporate giving and our foundation — all while employing thousands of Michiganders We believe change is: Progress: A modernized grid that detects outages and restores power in seconds Reliable: Preventing more than 35,000 outages last year Enduring: Like our dedication to keep your power running, just as it should We are making big changes to ensure Michiganders like you have access to sustainable, reliable, affordable energy that protects our natural resources. Our Clean Energy Plan leans into renewable resources like solar, wind and hydropower.
Engineering, Skilled Trades, IT / Technology Roles, Gas Laborer
East Jordan Plastics, Inc.
East Jordan Plastics has served the horticultural industry for more than 70 years. Beginning in 1947 with wooden flats to today’s comprehensive line of plastic thermoformed plant containers, East Jordan Plastics remains committed to the only industry it has ever served. With the move to sustainable manufacturing growing around the country, we’re proud to point out that many of our containers are made from a high percentage of post-consumer recycled plastic, and are 100% recyclable. East Jordan Plastics has been a recycler of plastic since the early 1960’s when we first began thermoforming plastic flats and inserts. Even then we realized the importance of recycling.
Engineering Skilled Trades IT / Technology Roles
Enterprise Tax Solutions, Inc.
Enterprise Tax Solutions, Inc. is a Tax Technology consulting and software development company that specializes in solutions for Global Corporate Tax. We pride ourselves in being global subject matter experts in the SAP Data Retention Tool [DaRT] with a wealth of knowledge from the very beginning - since 1997! In fact, the ASUG special topic group that collaborated with SAP on the original DaRT development was chaired by Enterprise Tax Solutions' CEO and Founder, Tina McCormick! Our staff, located in the heart of Michigan, have inquisitive minds and love a good puzzle. Not only are our teams cross-functional, but each individual is an expert in one or more disciplines including: Tax, Accounting, Data Analysis, SAP Reporting and Configuration, Testing, ABAP Programming, Database Architecture, Software Design and Development, Documentation, and SAP Training from a Tax Perspective.
Accounting / Finance IT / Technology Roles
Garber Automotive Group
Garber Automotive Group has been a trailblazer in the automotive industry since 1907, running one of the oldest family-owned dealerships in the United States. Over the last 100 years, the organization has grown and expanded rapidly, but the traditions it was built on have stayed the same: dedication to service, a loyal staff, and a forward-looking vision. Today, the organization consists of: 22 dealerships representing 17 franchises across four states 50 used car lots specializing in subprime lending A corporate headquarters that provides administrative, marketing, and technological services An industry leading subprime financing company An OHL hockey franchise
Hiring in Accounting, Technicians and More
Gratiot-Isabella RESD (GIRESD) is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs/RESDs/RESAs) established in Michigan in 1962. ISDs are regional service agencies that offer support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally, as measured by cost, size, and quantity advantages. Gratiot-Isabella RESD serves nine K-12 public school districts, two public school academy, and eight private/parochial schools in Gratiot and Isabella Counties. In addition to serving various school entities in the two counties, the district provides educational services to special non-school populations and employment services to employers, employees, and the unemployed.
Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation
Hemlock Semiconductor (HSC) is a leading provider of high-purity polysilicon products for the electronic and solar power industries. As the raw material used to create semiconductors, polysilicon is crucial for cell phones and computers, as well as the technology of the future, where the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence meet on new creations, such as autonomous vehicles. They are also moving the world toward a greener future by supplying the rapidly growing solar power industry.
Hiring - Materials Scientist, Engineers, Quality Control and More!
Ieuter Insurance Group
Top Rated Midland Insurance Agency – Local, Independent, Trusted. Since 1940, Ieuter Insurance Group has been a trusted friend to generations of your neighbors in Middle Michigan and across the country. We are licensed in nearly every State. Because we are an independent agency, we do not offer just a one-size fits all option.
Outside Sales, Welcome Center
Integrity Fab & Machine, Inc.
Integrity Fab & Machine, Inc. (IFABM) specializes in custom dies sets, plate and parallels. We are honest people who tell the truth about our equipment, capabilities, capacity and ability to meet deadlines. We strive for integrity in every endeavor – the quality of our character is reflected in workmanship and business principles. Our focus on customer service, prompt delivery and industry leading attention to the quality of our products assure your complete satisfaction. The team at IFABM strives to provide the best cutting, grinding, machining and packaging on every die set and plate order.
Engineering Skilled Trades Design PRODUCTION
With 29 office locations throughout Mid-Michigan, we offer both part and full-time positions. Competitive salaries, benefit packages, opportunities for advancement, and a friendly work environment are just a few of the perks we offer.
Operations / Management Human Resources Accounting / Finance
McLaren Central Michigan
McLaren Central Michigan is a 118-bed acute care hospital located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It offers a full range of health and wellness services including Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Cancer Services. The hospital is recognized as an accessible and dependable source of quality medical care for central Michigan residents. MCM received the Governor’s Award of Excellence for 2017 and 2019. The hospital was named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health in 2019. McLaren Central Michigan holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation, The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Certification, and is the only hospital in the central Michigan area to consistently receive an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade since Fall 2018.
Mid Michigan College
Mid Michigan College, with campuses in Harrison and Mt. Pleasant, has been serving its community since 1965. With state-of the-art facilities, experienced faculty, and knowledgeable counselors, Mid is dedicated to helping students get the most out of every class. Small classes and highly qualified instructors provide an excellent foundation for a career or continued study. Attending a community college offers the opportunity to more clearly establish career goals and adjust to college studies. Because financial aid and academic support are readily available, Mid can make a college degree both affordable and attainable. Mid Michigan College is committed to creating equitable and inclusive work environments to support the success of all of our employees and students. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our increasingly diverse customer populations!
Operations / Management Human Resources Adjunct Faculty (part-time)
Mid Michigan Community Action
Mid Michigan Community Action guides local residents on the path to self-sufficiency through empowerment, education and community enrichment. We have been serving the community since 1966 and are dedicated to empowering neighborhoods and eliminating poverty. Join our team in providing services including food, housing, early childhood education, home energy savings, utility assistance, employment support, homebuyer assistance and more!
Skilled Trades Early Childhood Education, Weatherization
Morley Companies, Inc.
Morley was founded in 1863. As times changed, their service offering has evolved to best meet their clients’ needs. Their current services include: Business Process Outsourcing, Meetings & Incentives and Exhibits & Displays.
Hiring - Program Administrator, Graphics Production Supervisor, Various Technicians and MOre
MyMichigan Health, a non-profit health system, is a leader in providing award-winning, high-quality medical care. MyMichigan Health has Medical Centers in Alma, Alpena, Clare, Gladwin, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Sault Ste. Marie and West Branch. MyMichigan Health provides a full continuum of care across a wide array of settings, including urgent care, 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. Its more than 8,800 employees and volunteers work together to create healthy communities through solutions designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the 981,000 residents in the health system’s 27-county service area.
Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing LLC
Since 1964, Powell has been Making Chemical Processes Better® as a global leader in the manufacturing of chemical processing equipment. With more than approximately 80% of North American bleach being made on Powell equipment, and companies ranging from family-owned to Fortune 500 relying on Powell for custom chemical processing solutions, there is no better time to join our growing team. At Powell, we believe in Investing in Valued Relationships, which is why we offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, and unlimited learning opportunities (including tuition reimbursement).
Engineering Sales Skilled Trades
In the Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers, providing life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering medications, and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments. We create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open/honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. With a legacy of more than 350 years, we offer employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths. Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make an impact on the company and our end users.
Yeo & Yeo
Yeo & Yeo offers a unique collaboration among your trusted advisors in accounting, audit, tax, technology, wealth management and practice management. Their comprehensive approach combined with their reputation for technical expertise and quality work ensures all aspects of your business are in the right hands.
Accounting, Technology, Medical Billing and More