Fresh off of learning the company will receive roughly $28.8 million in tax credits from the state, Foxconn Industrial Internet is hiring.
The company is hosting an in-person hiring event Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Racine County Workforce Development Center, 1717 Taylor Ave., Racine.
According to a job posting, the company is seeking electric assemblers with starting pay of $16.50 per hour, with a wage increase after 90 days. A high school diploma or GED is required.
As part of the agreement with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., Foxconn needed to have hired a minimum of 481 full-time workers by the end of 2020 to receive any tax credits from the state. The company hired 579 full-time workers.
To receive any tax credits from the state next year, Foxconn needs to have hired a minimum of 747 full-time workers by the end of this year. If the company does meet or exceed that hiring threshold and meets their capital investment requirements, the company could receive up to $8.3 million in tax credits from the state.