Four auto suppliers are breaking ground in East Alabama. All of the companies are expected to begin hiring this year, one is already taking applications. A-Jin Industrial Corporation in the Cussetta Industrial Park plans to hire 450 employees. A-Jin will stamp approximately half of each car body before its sent to KIA for full production.
Applications are being taken at the Alabama Career Center in Opelika. "If they're not computer savvy we have counselors here, career specialist who can assist them or actually input the application for them, " says Reseda Shelton with Career Center.