Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Careers & Workplace
  3. Jobs

Hostess plant to reopen its doors - host job fair

See also

The Hostess company will host a job fair this Saturday. The company closed its doors last November and plans to reopen them again this summer. They are said to initially be recruiting for 200 positions in production, sanitation, distribution, maintenance engineering and management this weekend at a job fair in Columbus.

Hostess, which was based in Irving, Texas, was bought by Apollo and Metropoulos for a reported $410 million agreement to purchase the famed maker of Twinkies, Cup Cakes, HoHos and Ding Dongs. The Company is now based in Dallas and Kansas, MO.

The Hostess company had about 420 employees when it closed its doors. They anticipate some of these former employees will reapply for new positions. The new owners of Hostess Brands plan to reopen the company’s Columbus plant this summer and eventually employ more than 300 workers.

For more information on Saturday's job fair at 700 Veterans Parkway in
Columbus, Georgia, contact the state Labor Department at 706-649-7423. Applicants can also apply online or visit jobs.hbnewco.com for additional information.

source:ajc.com

Comments

Advertisement

Life

  • Dan Savage
    Dan Savage cares about LGBT youth, bullying and saving lives
    Today's Buzz
  • Raku
    Teachers and students can use this summer to learn a new skill
    Camera
    15 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Greek wine
    Unwind with these delicious wines: The thrilling wines of Greece
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Mandy Moore
    Exclusive interview with Celebrity Mandy Moore concerning animal activism
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Educational family vacations
    Find out how to take an educational family vacation that doesn't break the bank
    Camera
    9 Photos

Related Videos:

  • A long battle
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518285325" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518285325&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Learn And Lead
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/sRzDRFGsO_U?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Park University earns Best Value School honor
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/RSD8FGW6gO8?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>