Innovative light fixture company needs 55 workers to staff Northampton County warehouse

An impressive chief in attractive light-weight fixtures, lamps, and property accessories requires 55 employees to gentleman its new Allen Township distribution centre.

Cleveland, Ohio-dependent Kichler Lights LLC and its partner, the Kenco Group, held a ribbon-slicing ceremony Thursday at the 601,836-square-foot setting up at 150 Cesanek Road. The sprawling house the warehouse sits on totals 280 acres in the JW Industrial Park Route 329, also identified as the Northampton Company Center in house data.

The distribution center is the 1st to be created on what’s predicted to come to be a overall of at the very least five buildings at the park, a Kenco spokesman told lehighvalleylive.com. Chattanooga, Tennessee-based mostly Kenco, which gives 3rd-occasion logistics services, is anticipated to work the new distribution heart on Kichler Lighting’s behalf.

Kenco is doing the using the services of. The enterprise commenced recruiting new hires in February for the 55 positions and filled the the greater part by now, the Kenco spokesman said. The relaxation of the positions are expected to be filled in coming months. Asked about salary and benefits details, the spokesman claimed all he could give was that the wage assortment would be aggressive to other distribution centers selecting in the location, these kinds of as Uline in Upper Macungie Township.

Uline declared in January it was wanting to hire a different 117 employees at upward of $35 hourly. Some of the regional comprehensive-time positions consist of a warehouse chief forklift operator and warehouse affiliate. All the positions and career descriptions becoming supplied by Kenco can be uncovered here.

Founded in 1938, Kichler Lighting is regarded for fixtures that “perform effectively, install intuitively and provide an in general influence that brings together type with reason,” in accordance to a news launch. The corporation holds a portfolio of a lot more than 3,000 on-craze solutions, such as lights, landscape and ceiling enthusiasts.

Lights products and solutions are offered at unbiased showrooms, electrical and landscape distributors, big property enhancement chains like Lowes, and on-line.

JW Industrial Park Route 329 is an rising distribution hub with quick access to nearby Interstate 78, Route 22, and brief connections to Interstate 476. The site additionally is inside of 3 miles of the new 850,000-sq.-foot FedEx Floor distribution hub with easy accessibility to Lehigh Valley Worldwide Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

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Pamela Sroka-Holzmann might be arrived at at [email protected].