Saputo Dairy Foods USA LLC (Saputo Dairy Foods) has partnered with Paris Junior College to provide job training using an $86,289 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Northeast Texas area.
This grant will be used to provide customized training to 88 new and incumbent workers for industry-related topics with focused instruction on food processing technology. Trainees will include distribution and warehouse supervisors, maintenance mechanics and testing lab technicians. Upon completion of training, the workers will receive an average wage of $23.89.
TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Julian Alvarez will present a check to representatives from Saputo Dairy Foods and Paris Junior College at a 1 p.m. ceremony to be held in the Saputo Dairy Foods conference room at 300 E. Industrial Blvd. in Sulphur Springs.