REMINGTON, Ind. (WLFI) - A more-than 550,000 square-foot distribution center has brought more than 400 jobs to Jasper County.
More than a year ago, Advance Auto Parts opened its ninth distribution center in Remington, Ind.
Human Resources Manager Brian Chupp says they chose Remington because of its proximity to both Indianapolis and Chicago.
Chupp says one reason why they will be a driving force in the local economy is because they allow workers to advance their careers.
"I've promoted over 20 people to be trainers, we've promoted close to 20 folks to be hourly leads, which is a step up," Chupp said. "We've already promoted several hourly people to management roles."
"If you get in and you're looking to advance in your job, then it's a great opportunity," said hourly lead Brittany Burmeister. "I've advanced; I'm going through my fourth promotion now."
Chupp says in the next six to eight weeks, they want to hire 100 more people to get working at full capacity.
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