DETROIT—Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS) has hired 180 new hourly employees and added a third shift at its automotive component manufacturing and assembly plant in Detroit.
The company now employs more than 400 salaried and hourly workers in Detroit.
The new employees are represented by UAW, Local 600.
DMS, the largest Native American-owned supplier in the automotive industry, is a joint venture between Rush Group Ltd. LLC and Faurecia. Founded in June 2012, DMS produces automotive interior assemblies for Ford Motor Co.
“The entire DMS team has worked miracles to go from a signed agreement to a third shift within seven months,” said president & CEO Andra Rush. “We made commitments to our customer and our community and we’re delivering on our promises.”
DMS assembles and manufactures injection-molded interior trim components for global automotive brands and is the largest Native American-owned supplier in the automotive industry.