IMT Announces a Promotion, New Hire and Hosts Second Hiring EventMay 23, 2019
GARNER, Iowa (May 23, 2019) – Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK), is pleased to announce the promotion of Todd Brager to service representative, as well as the hiring of Chase Reding as a production supervisor. IMT is proud to invest in talented and dedicated individuals, such as Brager and Reding, and will host a second hiring event on June 21 to help additional skilled and qualified workers join the IMT team.
“Investing in talented individuals like Todd and Chase is essential to our success as a company and our role as a member of the North Iowa community,” said Jess Shaw, human resources manager, IMT. “We’re proud to offer a workplace that prioritizes career growth, and we’re excited to offer more opportunities at IMT to qualified candidates during our June hiring event.”
Brager joined IMT in 2005 and holds an associate of applied science degree from North Iowa Area Community College in automotive service technology. His more than 20 years of experience in automotive, truck and equipment troubleshooting and repair and committed service to IMT will lend itself to his new role as service representative.
Reding comes to IMT from Pharmacist Mutual Group where he served in the role of Claims Examiner II. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with an emphasis on management from Wartburg College, and has extensive experience in customer service, coaching and implementing project improvements. At IMT, Reding will serve as a production supervisor.
“We’re excited to welcome Todd and Chase to the team and look forward to meeting more talented members of the North Iowa community during our hiring event on June 21,” said Shaw.
The hiring event will allow interested applicants to learn more about IMT and its reputation as an industry leader. Participants will also receive information on benefits, culture and IMT’s competitive pay rate. There will be open interviews for current opportunities for painters, welders, assemblers, part handlers and more.
For additional information on the IMT hiring event, please visit: www.imt.com/nowhiring.
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Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, began in 1961 as a business providing new tread designs for recapping tires. The company has grown to become the leading manufacturer and supplier of service vehicles, cranes, hydraulic loaders and air compressors for tire, mining, construction, material handling and utility markets around the world. For more information, visit www.imt.com.
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Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is more than 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
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