As the US ramps up its domestic manufacturing operations, a skilled labor force is in demand. That holds true for an Algonac manufacturer who will soon be holding two job fairs in hopes of filling many open positions. Eckhart is looking for more workers to join their team that manufactures products to assist other manufacturers with their assembly lines and also provides engineering services for a variety of industries. Eckhart is holding job fairs on December 2nd at the Underground Business Incubator in the lower level of Port Huron’s Sperry’s building as well as December 7th at the Eckhart-Algonac location. Eckhart is looking for fixture builders, CNC machinists and programmers, welders, operators, machinists, and workers for the shipping and receiving department. Eckhart says they are on the cutting edge of manufacturing technology using automation, robotics, 3D printing, and engineering for companies like Stryker Medical, Tesla, John Deere and Boeing. The educational requirements range from a high school or associates degree and some vocational training to a four-year degree and technical training, with starting bonuses offered for some positions.