Marson International and WorkOne of Northern Indiana to Host February 23rd Onsite Hiring Event – Features LIFT Network Registered Apprenticeship Program Opportunities and Job Opportunities Paying $20+ Per Hour

Marson International is currently hiring for up to six Apprentices within Robotics Technician and Industrial Maintenance Technician Occupations. No experience is required to apply and hired Apprentices will become full-time enrolled students within non-degree certification programs at Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend – Elkhart.

ELKHART, Ind. (Feb. 14, 2022) — Marson International has partnered with the Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network to launch U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Programs for the occupations of Industrial Maintenance Mechanics and Robotics Technicians, respectively. In addition to recruitment activities for the Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities, Marson will also partner with WorkOne of Northern Indiana to showcase additional job openings via the February 23 On-Site Hiring Event.

The On-Site Hiring Event will take place on February 23rd with On-Site interview times of 9:30am; 10:15am; 2:00pm and 2:45pm. Walk-ins to the Hiring Event are welcome, but to ensure a spot please register in one of these ways

“Marson International is experiencing rapid growth as new and existing customers, largely within the recreation and automotive vehicle manufacturing market, continue to rely on our products for the industry. ” shares Marson International Vice President, Jason Newburn. “As our productivity needs increase, so does the need to automate processes and enable streamlined production. We have experienced a greater need for production workers with industrial maintenance, robotics and programming, and CNC machining skills. We plan to recruit existing Marson Employees, as well as new hires for enrollment within this new LIFT Network Apprenticeship Program and help Marson continue to exceed expectations of our customers.”

The hiring event will feature openings for Registered Apprenticeship programs within Industrial Maintenance and Robotics Technology, in which prospective Apprentices will gain skills in technology, digital manufacturing and overall production leadership. The company has shared that the opportunities are a good way for individuals who may be recent high school graduates and/or individuals currently working in the manufacturing industry that are interested in gaining skills relevant to the future of the industry. No experience is required to interview for the Registered Apprenticeship Program, and individuals that are accepted into the program will become students at Ivy Tech South Bend – Elkhart as a part of their Registered Apprenticeship Program education training.

In addition to apprenticeship opportunities, Marson is also conducting interviews and providing information on occupations such as Tube Bender Machine Operators, MIG Welders and TIG Welders.

Featured Registered Apprenticeship Positions with starting salaries:

  • Industrial Maintenance Technician: $21 per hour
  • Robotics Technician: $21 per hour

Several Additional Positions available with starting salaries: Experience required for these roles.

  • Tube Bender Machine Operator: $20 – $23 per hour
  • MIG Welder AND TIG Welders: $20 – $23 per hour

“We are excited that Marson International has partnered with the School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, and Applied Science at Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend – Elkhart,” shared Dean Juan Lopez, Ph.D. “Ivy Tech Community College, has added new programs of study such as the Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration program, and  modernized existing programs such as Industrial Technology and Advanced Automation and Robotics Technology to align closely with the Industry 4.0-focused Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) credentialing. This credentialing is now embedded into the curriculum, and allows students to earn many additional credentials through our traditional and non-traditional educational options. Companies like Marson are utilizing our non-degree and degree programs alike to help re-skill workers in this new digital age, providing high-paying, high-growth jobs within an ever growing automated and digital manufacturing sector.”

This WIOA Title I-financially assisted program/activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


About South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership
The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is a collaboration of the economic development partners from 47 smart connected communities in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan. The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership focuses on a long-term systemic approach to advance the region’s economy by aligning the efforts of various stakeholders around five key areas: educating a world-class workforce, recruiting and retaining great talent, attracting and growing new economy companies in complement to our remarkably strong manufacturing industries, promoting inclusion and sparking opportunities for minorities and helping entrepreneurs thrive. The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership seeks to unify and collaborate so that together, the communities across the region to work together to achieve what cannot be done individually. For more information about the Regional Partnership, visit

About Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network
The Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network was established to formalize the collaborative opportunities among the South Bend – Elkhart region’s innovation, R&D, workforce training, and educational assets to provide a comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge resources to support advancement in the region’s key industrial sectors. Collectively these efforts will support the South Bend – Elkhart region through the transformation to an increasingly digital and automated future, enhancing the current manufacturing base with new business models, technologies and tailored workforce training programs while accelerating new high-tech sector growth in the region. For more information about the LIFT Network, visit

LIFT Network and the associated iNDustry Labs at Notre Dame were catalyzed by a $42.4 million grant awarded to the University of Notre Dame in 2019 from Lilly Endowment Inc. The grant supports Notre Dame’s partnership with the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership in establishing and advancing the LIFT Network.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degree and short-term certificate programs, and training that aligns to the needs of the community. The College also offers courses and associate degree programs that seamlessly transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree.

Media Contact
Jill Scicchitano
South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership  

Hiring Event Contact
Judy Spigle
WorkOne of Northern Indiana

Photo: Image of Ivy Tech Community College South Bend – Elkhart School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology student and instructor utilizing Industry 4.0 training equipment within training facility. Photo provided by Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend – Elkhart.