Cherokee Career Expo

The Cherokee Career Expo was created to increase the awareness of the opportunities available in the community, as well as to help Cherokee industries reach the public and meet their employment needs.

2017 Participating Employers:



Aramark is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. They are united by a passion to serve, our 270,000 team members delivering experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 19 countries around the world every day.  Aramark is searching for Custodians.

Belnick Inc.

Belnick, Inc. is a furniture distributor selling the highest quality office chairs & furniture, furniture for restaurants, churches, schools and home for the best value.  Belnick is searching for various Warehouse and Customer Service professionals for their Canton facility.

Canton Police Department

The Canton Police Department adheres to community policing values. These values mandate that they be as concerned with customer service as they are with maintaining a safe community.  The Canton Police Department is searching for Police Officers to join their ranks.

Chart Industries

Chart Industries is a growing, global company with more than 5,000 employees and operations in Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States. They make high quality, highly engineered products that improve people’s lives, advance medical research and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable world.  Chart is looking for a number of positions in Canton, GA, including, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineers, Business Analysts, Financial Reporting Manager, Supply Chain Application Leader, Corporate Accounting Manager, Director IT Infrastructure & Security, and many other positions which can be found on their website.

Chattahoochee Technical College

Chattahoochee Technical College is comprised of eight campuses in North Georgia: Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Gilmer, Paulding, and Pickens. They offer outstanding education and training services as part of the Technical College System of Georgia’s mission of “providing technical, academic and adult education and training focused on building a well-educated, globally competitive workforce for Georgia.  Chattahoochee Technical College is searching for multiple openings including faculty positions:  Cyber Security Technical Instructor and Allied Health Adjunct Instructor and staff positions:  Business Center Operations Clerk.  Other roles can be found on the careers page of their website.

Cherokee County 

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners is dedicated to providing a ” Superior Quality of Life” for its residents.  Cherokee County is searching for various full and part time roles.

Cherokee Sherriff’s Office

The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking to employ the best qualified candidates as Detention Officer/Deputy Sheriff, Crossing Guards, and Maintenance Technicians. 

Financial Asset Management Systems, Inc.

More information coming soon.

Inalfa Roof System

Inalfa Roof Systems is one of the world’s biggest providers of vehicle roof systems. Inalfa designs, develops and manufactures sunroofs and open roof systems for the major OEM’s in the automotive industry.  Inalfa is searching for Assemblers, Glass Technicians, Product, and Manufacturing Engineers.  

International Marble Industries

International Marble Industries, Inc.(IMI) is a leading Engineered Composites manufacturer, located in Woodstock, GA. IMI produces cultured marble and cultured granite for various products utilized by General Contractors serving the hospitality and multifamily markets, as well as hotel owners and renovators.  IMI is searching for Manufacturing Workers and Maintenance Supervisors. 

J&S Chemical Corporation

J&S Chemical is a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals. Our products serve manufacturing operations in numerous key markets such as automotive, aerospace, communications, consumer, marine, medical, industrial application, and many more.  J&S Chemical is searching for Quality Control Technicians and Customer Service Representatives.

Jaipur Living

Jaipur Living is a global lifestyle brand leading the home industry with a transformative business model centered on our passion for people, product and design. A specialist in rugs and textiles, Jaipur Living is one of the fastest-growing home furnishings companies in the U.S., and India’s largest manufacturer of hand-woven rugs.  Jaipur is searching for Customer Care Specialists, Marketing & Sales Professionals, and Warehouse Packers and Receivers.

LAT Apparel

For over 30 years, LAT Apparel has served the imprinted apparel industry with a broad range of blank apparel; t-shirts, tanks, fleece, and more!  LAT Apparel is searching for Forklift Picker Operators and Order Pullers.

Meyn America

Meyn Food Processing Technology B.V. is a worldwide supplier of equipment and systems for the poultry processing industry. Meyn is unique in the fact that it is the only global supplier of systems, equipment and services that is 100% dedicated to the worldwide poultry processing industry.   Meyn is searching for Machinsts and a Client Support Analyst Intern.

Morrison Products

Morrison is dedicated to providing quality air moving equipment to HVAC&R markets around the world.  Morrison is searching for a Wheel Cell Operator in Canton.

MSK Covertech

MSK is leader in engineering of industrial palletizer & packaging systems, pallet conveyors and complex complete systems, for every industry. MSK is searching for Field Service Technicians and PLC Programmers.

Next Step Ministries

Next Step Ministries is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Woodstock, Georgia geared towards helping individuals with special needs/disabilities and their families.  They are searching for Teachers for Special Needs Adults, Direct Support Professionals and Nurses.

Northside Hospital 

The Northside Healthcare System is an extensive network of state-of-the-art medical facilities, leading-edge technology, and pioneering experience, and is dedicated to the health and wellness of the community it serves.  The new Northside Hospital-Cherokee campus comprises the hospital and medical office building on 50 acres, – just a part of 300 total acres available to meet the growing community’s health care needs.  Northside has various career opportunities that can be found on their website.  Below are just a few of the specific positions they are seeking qualified applicants to fill.

  • Northside Hospital Cherokee: Vascular Technologist II -REQ #73174, BHS Clinician III (weekend)- REQ #72502, Building Maintenance Engineer – REQ #72877 and Sr. Plant Maintenance Engineer – REQ #70879
  • Holly Springs Radiology:  Nuclear Medicine Technologist – REQ #72070
  • Northside Jasper Imaging: MRI Technologist Outpatient – REQ #68129 and Radiology Supervisor – REQ #71123

Oechsler Motion (adidas SPEEDFACTORY)

OECHSLER Motion is a company of the OECHSLER Group, one of the most innovative companies specializing in the production of precision plastic parts and components, primarily for the automotive, medical, communication and electrical sectors. around the world are fulfilling the wishes of numerous customers from the automotive industry and medical technology.  The Group is comprised of more than 2,300 employees in Germany, Romania, China, Mexico and Singapore and is now searching for an Accountant, Process Technicians, and Stitcher/Sewing Machine Operators for the new adidas SPEEDFACTORY.

Papa John’s Food Services

Papa John’s Pizza is an American restaurant company. It runs the third largest take-out and pizza delivery restaurant chain in the world. As one of Cherokee’s newest employers they are recruiting and hiring multiple positions.  Career opportunities are available in Industrial Maintenance, Production Supervisors, and Transportation Supervisors.  A full list of opportunities can be found on their website.


As a leading supplier of plastics and metal fastening products and technology, Piolax is continually strengthening its position by expanding its global marketing and production capabilities.  Piolax is searching for Machine Operators and Assemblers.

Ready Mix USA

Ready Mix/CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world, and maintains trade relationships in over 100 nations. They work hard to develop and deliver the best solutions in cement, ready-mix, and aggregates…so they can transform ideas into reality.  Ready Mix/Cemex is searching for Drivers (CDL A or B) and Diesel Mechanics.

Roytec Industries

Roytec Industries LLC has years of experience in cutting and stripping a wide variety of wires.   Located in Woodstock since 1984 they have several openings for Manufacturing Wiring Assemblers.

Shield Industries

Shield Industries, Inc. is committed to providing their industrial clients and home consumers with professional quality cleaners and treatments.  Shield Industries is searching for Technical and Sales professionals.

Southeast Restoration Group

Southeast Restoration Group, (SRG) is a full service licensed general contractor that provides emergency services, structural repairs, and construction, with an emphasis on insurance repair claims.  Southeast Restoration Group is searching for Project Managers.

Stag Enterprise, Inc.

Stag Enterprise, Inc. is a leading privately owned, ISO 9001-2008, AS9120, AC0056 certified business servicing the commercial, industrial, aerospace, automotive and government markets. They are a provider of industrial tapes and supplies. Since opening their doors in 1993, they’ve been committed to meeting the industrial needs of their customers through providing the latest technologies and products from quality manufacturers such as 3M.  Stag Enterprises is searching for a Project Manager and Expeditor.

Universal Alloy Corporation

Universal Alloy is a global leader in the manufacture of Aerospace Products.  UAC has grown to become a strong multi-national company that employs more than 1,200 people in their Anaheim, CA; Canton, GA; and Dumbravita, Romania, facilities. Universal Alloy is searching for Machine Operators, Production Operators and Packers.

Vanderlande Industries, Inc.

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. Vanderlande is searching for Floor Assemblers, Paint Line Hanger and Press Brake Operators for their Southwest Cherokee facility.

Woodstock Police Department

The City of Woodstock Police Department is comprised of sixty-four sworn and civilian personnel serving the largest municipality within Cherokee County. The department is responsible for the law enforcement services of approximately eleven square miles inhabited by over 24,000 residents and over 350 businesses.   The Woodstock Police Department is  searching for Police Officers.

YANMAR America

YANMAR is a recognized global leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced performance diesel engines and diesel-powered equipment.  YANMAR America is searching for Product Specialist, Business Development Manager – Agriculture Equipment, Parts Sales Advisor, Remarketing Manager, Field & Technical Service Rep – John Deer, Marine Service Engineer – Diesel, Training & Application Specialist – Marine, Quality Technician and Parts Warehouse Associate


Cherokee Youth Works

Cherokee FOCUS is a 501(c)3 collaborative that exists to improve the lives of the children and families of Cherokee County. The collaborative is a partnership of organizations, agencies civic clubs, the faith based community, law enforcement, business, education, families and individuals. These partners bring their skills, expertise and resources to the table to create and develop programs and initiatives designed to support families and children through a means that could not be accomplished by one agency or individual alone.

Goodwill Career Center

No matter what challenge you have in finding work, Goodwill is there to help. They offer free resources and other programs for youth, veterans, people with disabilities, and people with limited financial resources.

2015 Employer Testimonials:

“Thank you for having the event. We received well over 200 resumes, we have already reached out to some of the candidates to come in and interview with the hiring managers. As an employer struggling to find candidates and then all of sudden the flood gates open with candidates was a big help. So, this event was well served.”

-Carolyn C. McGarty, Chart Inc

The career expo was a complete success and a great exposure to our company. We have a few candidates who are coming for an interview and also several good resumes. Thanks again!

-Einar A. Rivera, Pilgrim’s

Thanks to all of the industries and organizations for participating. And thank you to GDOL for their partnership. 

Are you a Cherokee industry interested in participating as an employer? Contact Videssa Ormsby,