750 New Jobs at Wentzville GM Plant
General Motors has announced that it will add a third shift to its Wentzville assembly plant. The workers will build Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans.
GM says that the new Colorado has received nearly 30,000 dealer orders—a very high rate for early orders.
The 750 third-shift positions add to the 1,315 jobs that GM committed to with the launch of the new pickups and the addition of a third stamping press at Wentzville—investments that totaled
The Wentzville assembly plant currently employs approximately 2,600 hourly and salaried workers and operates two production shifts. The third shift is expected to
begin in early 2015.