Kia supplier open to job-seekers

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia labor officials on Monday will begin processing applications in LaGrange for 600 jobs for Sewon America, a supplier to the Kia auto assembly facility being built in West Point.

Anyone interested in applying for one of 600 stamping, production and assembly positions at Sewon America can submit an application at the Georgia Quick Start office in LaGrange starting at 8 a.m. Monday.

Quick Start's office is located at 303 Fort Drive in LaGrange. Applications will be taken between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and manufacturing experience is preferred.