Manufacturing and Logistics Jobs Featured at March 29 Online Career Fair

BATON ROUGE, La. – Registration is now open for an LED FastStart online career fair that will connect job seekers with manufacturing and logistics jobs in eight cities. The online event will take place Wednesday, March 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. Participants can register in advance or throughout the event.

Companies from across the state are hiring in areas such as construction, maintenance, production, quality assurance and warehousing. Positions to be filled at the career fair include electrician, heavy equipment mechanics, material handler and more.

Nine companies seeking to fill a combined total of 79 job openings have committed to participate in the career fair to date:

  • AFCO, Alexandria
  • Aquaspersions, Broussard
  • BJ Energy, Bossier City
  • Bollinger Houma Shipyard, Houma
  • Hubig’s Pies, New Orleans
  • Intralox, Harahan and Hammond
  • S&W Wholesale Foods, Hammond
  • SafeSource Direct, Broussard
  • YellaWood, Mansura

Using the Brazen online events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to explore employers’ online booths, research companies and find opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in one-on-one, text-based chats with company representatives.

Since the LED FastStart Recruitment platform was launched, over 2,400 job seekers have participated in 29 online career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other industry sectors are scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.

To register, visit the Brazen registration page. For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at or 225.342.1575.

About LED
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting award-winning programs like LED FastStart, rated the No. 1 customized workforce training program in the U.S. 13 years in a row. In 2022, LED attracted 53 new economic development projects representing 18,137 new direct, indirect and retained jobs and $20.7 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana and employers of all sizes at

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