Recruitment Snapshot

The Kansas City region has experienced phenomenal corporate attraction and business growth of late. Companies across a range of economic sectors have selected KC for the location of headquarters, manufacturing and logistics facilities, research and development operations, and shared service centers. The common thread connecting each of these successes together in KC has been the excellent value each derived from a talented and deep workforce, diverse operating environments, and amazing work-life balance.

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Recruitment Snapshot for 2020

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS
CREATED
 

Chewy, Inc. eCommerce Belton, MO 1,200     
Dots Pretzels Food mfg. Edgerton, KS 22     
Phoenix Package Logistics, LLC Sort and ship facility North Kansas City, MO 15     
Tuthill Pump mfg. Lenexa, KS 68     
UPS Delivery services Kansas City, MO 68     
Urban Outfitters, Inc. Omnichannel distribution center Kansas City, KS 985     
World Pantry Distribution center Kansas City, MO 20     

Recruitment Snapshot for 2019

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS
CREATED
 

A Place for Mom Shared service center center for senior care referral service Overland Park, KS 600     
Amazon Flex Distribution Kansas City, MO 100     
CarMax Customer service center Olathe, KS 315     
Corporation for National and Community Service Headquarters Kansas City, MO 15     
GTI-USA Transportation brokerage firm Kansas City, MO 11     
Hostess Distribution Edgerton, KS 150     
ITRenew Technology services Olathe, KS 300     
Niagara Bottling, LLC Bottled water mfg. Kansas City, MO 50     
PAE USPS transport center Edgerton, KS 75     
Regal Art & Gift Distribution Olathe, KS 20     
Scollar Pet technology firm Kansas City, MO 10     
Tool Source Warehouse Distribution Lenexa, KS 12     
True Accord Shared service center Lenexa, KS 150     
U.S. Department of Agriculture Headquarters Unknown 568
University Games eCommerce Kansas City, MO 9
Walmart eCommerce Topeka, KS 300

Recruitment Snapshot for 2018

 

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS CREATED

A-4 Apparel Apparel distribution Kansas City, MO 25     
ChowNow Shared service center  Kansas City, MO 173     
Convey Health Systems Healthcare technology distribution center Lenexa, KS  56     
CS Manufacturing Automotive plastics injection mfg. Grandview, MO 21     
Dakota Bodies Truck body mfg. Kansas City, MO 126     
EXL Services Property and casualty insurance customer service center Lee's Summit, MO 381     
Faurecia Automotive interior mfg. Blue Springs, MO 301     
GEICO Insurance customer service center Lenexa, KS 500     
Glass Lewis & Co. Corporate research solutions center Kansas City, MO 51     
GrowSafe Systems Ag tech Smithville, MO 46     
Hopkins Manufacturing Corp. Automotive aftermarket distribution Edgerton, KS 101
Overstock.com eCommerce Kansas City, KS 100
TrialCard Pharmaceutical customer service center Kansas City, MO 225
Turn5 Aftermarket automotive products eCommerce Lenexa, KS 100
 Vituity Customer service  Leawood, KS  200 

Recruitment Snapshot for 2017

 

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS CREATED

American Concrete Products Company Concrete mfg. Kansas City, KS 30     
AutoAlert Automotive software communications (Hdq.) Kansas City, MO 300     
Cequent Performance Products / Horizon Global Towing and trailer equipment mfg. Edgerton, KS 122     
Dollar Tree Retail distribution Warrensburg, MO 375     
Jinyu Bio-technology Co., Ltd. Animal health products Manhattan, KS 7     
Kindred Biosciences, Inc. Animal biopharmaceuticals Elwood, KS 20     
Spectrum Brands Retail distribution Edgerton, KS 511     
Virbac Corporation Companion animal products distribution Kansas City, MO 9     

Recruitment Snapshot for 2016

 

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS CREATED

AgLogica Holdings Animal Health Overland Park, KS 76     
AgriTrade International International food trading company Kansas City, MO 4     
Amazon E-commerce distribution Edgerton, KS 1,000     
Amazon E-commerce distribution Kansas City, KS 1,000     
American Marksman Bullet manufacturing Independence, MO 65     
CVS Pharmacy Distribution Kansas City, MO 314     
Deluxe Corp. Check printing and customer service Lenexa, KS 108     
Deutz Corporation Remanufacture diesel engines North Kansas City, MO 10     
EMW Industrial, Inc. Corrective and preventative maintenance (Hdq.) St. Joseph, MO 23     
Merck Animal Health Manufacturing and research farm operation De Soto, KS 10     
Pramata Software solutions firms Kansas City, MO 15     
PSI Services LLC Qualification assessment  Olathe, KS 100     
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) Third party logistics firm Kansas City, MO 100     
USA800 Telemarketing services Kansas City, MO 213    
Virgin Mobile USA Telecommunications (Hdq.) Kansas City, MO 50     

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