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Connecting Experienced Talent with Local Businesses:

In response to the closure of DOWCO’s Manitowoc Plant, the company is actively preparing to host a job fair scheduled for November 14th. The primary objective is to assist their dedicated employees in exploring new employment opportunities within the Manitowoc County community. Acknowledging the crucial need for ensuring a seamless transition for their valued team members, DOWCO is pleased to introduce the DOWCO Employee Job Fair.

This event serves as a crucial link that connects their highly skilled workforce with local enterprises seeking experienced professionals. Manitowoc County businesses and organizations are invited to participate in this initiative, providing DOWCO employees with the chance to continue their professional journeys, make meaningful contributions to the community, and flourish in their careers.

DOWCO is inviting Manitowoc Businesses to register for their Employee Job Fair. This event will serve as a unique opportunity to meet and hire from a pool of 53 experienced employees across various fields including manufacturing, engineering, management, human resources, administration, and more. Please keep in mind, these employees are currently first shift workers. DOWCO kindly requests that participating employers refrain from offering employees a start date before production ceases in mid-December.

The Details:

Date: November 14th, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: DOWCO- 4230 Clipper Dr, Manitowoc, WI

Event Schedule:

  • Employer Set-up: 12:20 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Job Fair: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Employer Requirements: To ensure the success of this event, there are a few requirements for participating employers:

  • Maximum of 3 recruiters per company.
  • Companies must have direct job opportunities (no temp/staffing agencies).
  • Please offer at least one full-time position.
  • We kindly request that no seasonal or temporary job offerings be presented.
  • We appreciate your cooperation in not distributing food during the event.

Registration and Booth Information: Registrations will be on a first-come, first-served basis and based on space availability. We can accommodate up to 25 businesses/booths. Employers can cancel their registration up to 1 week before the event by contacting Progress Lakeshore at 920-482-0540. To register kindly fill out the form below. Additional questions can be directed to Emma Huehns at emma@progresslakeshore.org.

Booth Details:

  • Each booth will be equipped with a 2.5ft. x 6ft. table.
  • Employers are encouraged to bring marketing materials, such as banners, table linens, and promotional items.
  • Electricity will be unavailable at this time, we apologize for any inconvenience.¬†
  • Please ensure that your booth is set up no later than 12:55 pm on November 14th.
  • Booths should be staffed through 3:30 pm.
  • Limited private offices are available for on-site interviews.

DOWCO Job Fair- Employer Registration 

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