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FLWIB Press Release


June 14, 2021
Contact: Michael Woloson
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board recognizes ITT Goulds Pumps as
“Finger Lakes Hires Business of the Week

Geneva, New York – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB) is pleased to announce that ITT Goulds Pumps, Seneca Falls, New York is “Finger Lakes Hires Business of the Week”. Finger Lakes Hires promotes businesses in need of workers by promoting their workforce culture and opportunities. “Labor statistics tell us the need for skilled machinists is growing and will continue to grow as the baby boomer generation continues to retire. ITT Goulds Pumps is a large employer with machining careers for working families in the Finger Lakes region.” said Lynn Freid, FLWIB Director.

Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments out of various materials. They fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

ITT Goulds Pumps hires about 15 new machinists per year.  Employees are provided with on-the-job training by highly skilled machinists as well as formal internal training.  Additionally, the company partners with Finger Lakes Community College to provide training that readies students for immediate employment with the skills needed to become machinists. Training programs and services for skill building and career development are offered to help bolster skill sets and enable workers to meet career development goals. Included are tuition assistance, hands-on learning, technology training and online learning programs.

Machinists at ITT Goulds Pumps enjoy competitive salary and benefits for their education, expertise and experience.  Generous benefits packages include medical and dental coverage for themselves and family members.

ITT Goulds Pumps understands and supports healthy work/life balance offering employees and their families compressed work week summer schedules and an Employee Assistance Program.

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