Broken Arrow EDC, Work In BA hosting job fair for Baker Hughes employees
Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation (BAEDC) and Work In BA Career & Workforce Center have partnered with Baker Hughes Broken Arrow to assist the employees that will be impacted by the closure by holding a job fair on site 11am to 3pm on January 17, 2023.
The job fair will be held on-site at the Baker Hughes Broken Arrow facility located at 3000 N. Hemlock Cir., Broken Arrow, OK. 74012.
Nearly 25 companies from Broken Arrow and the Tulsa region will be on on-site and ready to meet with over 130 Baker Hughes employees affected by the closure. Companies confirmed include McElroy Manufacturing, Access Optics, AG Equipment, Alfa Laval, ChampionX, Enerflex, PACCAR Winch, Solar Turbines, Zeeco, Inc., Chart Industries, Muncie Power, and others. The Baker Hughes Job Fair will be a private event available to Broken Arrow Baker Hughes employees only.
“We are thankful for the many years of support from Baker Hughes and the investment they made in our community. It only made sense to jump into action and create a plan to assist the employees”, said Amber Miller, Director of Talent Attraction and Workforce Development at the BAEDC. “I am thankful for the strong relationships that were built, and the opportunities given to assist the employees and make a difficult time a little easier”, said Miller.
“Since the moment the announcement of the closure was made, staff from the BAEDC have been here to assist. From assisting with workforce to connecting with potential buyers and facilitating tours, we are very thankful for the support provided”, said Greg Perry, Plant Manager at Baker Hughes Broken Arrow.
Representatives from the BAEDC and Baker Hughes Broken Arrow will be available to media after 3pm on January 17, 2023.
About the Broken Arrow EDC: The Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation (BAEDC) connects businesses and organizations with guides and resources for success. Partnerships with local organizations and businesses have resulted in thousands of new jobs, and capital investments that have expanded and improved the City of Broken Arrow.