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 2018

 

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS CREATED

A-4 Apparel Apparel distribution Kansas City, MO 25
Convey Health Systems Healthcare technology distribution center Lenexa, KS  56
EXL Services Property and casualty insurance customer service 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
Hy-Vee Aisles Retail distribution Kansas City, MO 161
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

Recruitment Snapshot for 2015

 

COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION

LOCATION

JOBS CREATED

Ceva Animal Health  Distribution  Kansas City, MO 
Commonwealth, Inc. 3PL for public warehousing and contract warehousing solutions  Kansas City, MO 8
Daily's Premium Meats  Meat processing  St. Joseph, MO  212 
Excel Industries Mowing equipment mfg. Edgerton, KS 200
GBW Railcar Services LLC Rail freight car repair corporate support operations Overland Park, KS 29
Integrated Animal Health  Animal health (N.A. Hdq.)  Lawrence, KS  51 
IPS Bioscience construction firm Overland Park, KS 20
Jet.com  Distribution  Edgerton, KS  140 
Kubota Tractor Distribution center Edgerton, KS 5

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Shared services center

Kansas City, MO

470

Midwest Manufacturing, Inc., A Division of Mernard, Inc. Retail distribution Lawrence, KS 100
Mulhern Belting, Inc. Belting/conveyor belt distribution North Kansas City, MO 10
Prommune, Inc.  Animal vaccine research and development  Overland Park, KS 

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Distribution

Kansas City, MO

44

Rex Pet Health Animal health data analysis firm Overland Park, KS 5
RTI, LLC  Bioscience / Animal Health  Overland Park, KS 
S&S Activeware Retail distribution Olathe, KS 165
Sioux Chief Mfg. Co. Plumbing supplies mfg. Kansas City, MO 150
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp. Contact center Kansas City, MO 500
US Farathane  Plastic mfg. in auto industry  Riverside, MO  267 
USA800 Contact center Lawrence, KS 333

Recruitment Snapshot for 2014

 

 COMPANY

TYPE OF OPERATION 

LOCATION 

JOBS CREATED 

Amazon

 eCommerce

 Lenexa, KS

150 

Flexsteel Industries

 Distribution

 Edgerton, KS

141

FoodServiceWarehouse. com

 eCommerce

Kansas City, KS 

65 

Inergy

 Automotive parts supplier

Kansas City, KS 

65 

Janesville Acoustics

Automotive parts supplier 

Warrensburg, MO 

164 

Jurox Pty. Ltd.

Australian veterinary pharmaceuticals (N.A. Hdq.) 

Kansas City, MO 

13 

Kubota Tractor Distribution center  Edgerton, KS  151

Leggett and Platt

 Automotive upfitter

 Kansas City, MO

25 

LMV Automotive Systems  Automotive parts supplier Liberty, MO  166
Martinrea Int'l. Automotive parts supplier  Riverside, MO  290
MindMixer Technology (Hdq.)  Kansas City, MO  85 
Mobility Works Customize vans for wheelchair accessibility   Kansas City, KS
Neovia Logistics Distribution  Kansas City, MO  63 
Nerdery  Technology Kansas City, MO  100 
Schutz Container Systems Container mfg.  St. Joseph, MO  50
Sedgwick LLP Law firm shared services center  Kansas City, MO  100
Simcro Ltd. Develops delivery systems for pharmaceuticals companies  Lawrence, KS  2
Targeted Metrics  Information and services company Kansas City, MO  535 
Tenneco Automotive Operating Company, Inc. Automotive supplier  North Kansas City, MO  40
VET Recruiter Staffing  Kansas City, MO 
XPO Logistics  Third party logistics Kansas City, MO  125 

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