SafeSource Direct Jobs Featured at Virtual Career Fair

BATON ROUGE, La. – Registration is now open for an LED FastStart virtual career fair that will connect job seekers in the Acadiana area with more than 80 available positions at the SafeSource Direct personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing facility in Broussard.

The online event will take place Wednesday, July 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. Among the position openings the company will be looking to fill are:

  • Manufacturing team members
  • Manufacturing supervisors
  • Quality assurance inspectors
  • Quality assurance managers
  • Maintenance techs
  • Engineers
  • Plumbers

Most positions are on a rotating shift schedule and include some weekends and potential nights.

Using the Brazen virtual events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to research SafeSource Direct and see the opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in one-on-one text-based chats with company representatives. Participants must register in advance to receive a scheduled interview spot by visiting the Brazen registration page.

Since the digital LED FastStart Recruiting platform was launched in October 2020, more than 1,500 prospects have participated in 20 virtual 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 job sectors will be scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.

For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Specialist Amy Tressitt at or 225.342.1628.

About SafeSource Direct
SafeSource Direct LLC is an American manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE) dedicated to keeping the nation’s health care workers safe on the job. At SafeSource, success minded team-members use innovation and automation to provide high-quality American-made PPE at prices competitive with those of foreign suppliers. To learn more about how SafeSource Direct is laying the groundwork for sustainability in the health care industry, visit

About LED FastStart
LED FastStart works with new and expanding companies in target industries to tailor comprehensive recruitment, training and workforce solutions. LED FastStart’s custom solutions ensure that employees are fully prepared from day one of a project launch. LED FastStart is the only U.S. program to be ranked No. 1 since Business Facilities introduced the Workforce Training Leaders category in 2010. For more information, visit

About LED
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting a wide range of award-winning programs and projects routinely ranked among the nation’s best. In 2021, LED attracted 64 new economic development projects representing over 18,100 new direct and indirect jobs, 9,700 retained jobs and more than $20.5 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana, and promotes business opportunity for employers of all sizes at

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