Jobs in Portage, Michigan, United States

Portage, a city situated in Kalamazoo County, offers a beautiful natural setting with well-maintained neighborhoods. The city is home to Austin Lake, an expansive historic lake, and is well-known for its historical parks, cycling trails, as well as other outdoor activities. The residents of Portage experience a balance lifestyle and the city is a great place to live, work and play.

The city has a population of over 48,000 people. The racial make-up of the city is largely composed of a white community, however there are small African American, Hispanic or Latino, and Asian communities. Additionally, the median age of the population is 38.1 years of age with the most popular age groups being under the age of 18 and between the ages of 25 and 44.

Portage is served by the Portage Public Schools school district which manages over 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 3 high schools in the city. Additionally, the city is served by the Portage District Library which provides various classes for both youth and adults. There are 23 colleges within 50 miles of the city, including Ross Medical Education Center and Spring Arbor University.

Outdoor Living

Portage is a city that values nature and a healthy lifestyle. The Portage Bikeway, a designated bicycle lane, provide over 55 miles of designated cycle pathways. The pathways connect residents to various retail outlets and amenities and cultural experiences. Additionally, the city is home to numerous parks or bodies of water, such as Austin Lake, Bishop’s Bog Preserve Trail, Lakeview Park, Portage Creek Bicentennial Park, and Emerald Drive Park. Residents enjoy cycling, walking, hiking, picnicking, canoeing, boating and fishing in the beautiful natural surroundings.

Portage is also home to various cultural attractions, including the Kalamazoo Air Zoo. The museum, which was voted the best museum in Michigan, features over 100 unique spacecraft and aircraft. Visitors can enjoy flight simulations, a 4-D theatre, various science experiences, and indoor amusement park rides.

For further indoor entertainment, The Crossroads mall features numerous retail outlets, restaurants, and food court eateries. Outlets such as American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Bath & Body Works, and many more trade at the mall.

Job Opportunities in Portage

Portage has a diverse economy with education, health care, and research and development being leading industries. The economy is healthy with a low unemployment rate (3.6%) as well as a high recent job growth rate (2.58%). Additionally, the median household income of Portage is higher than the county, state, and national average. The top employers in Portage are: Stryker Instruments, Pfizer, Portage Public Schools, State Farm Insurance, Kresa, and Meijer.

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The Global Trade Data Analyst-to be based in Kalamazoo, Michigan-is responsible for executing Global processes and solutions to determine Global trade attributes for all Stryker products, raw materials and components. ...
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Assembles components that may include sub-assemblies, manual components and electrical components and all other related components in order to contribute to completion of a variety of products. ...
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Responsible for evaluating delinquent accounts and contacting the appropriate customers to bring to resolution. Responsible for researching opportunities for improvement and working toward implementation. Works with ...
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Description: As a Logistics Flow Team Member, you are responsible for unloading, moving and stocking freight which can range from a wide variety of items across all departments in a Target store. This job is fast-paced ...
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Stryker Sustainability Solutions partners with hospitals to act more environmentally responsible and improve the quality of healthcare through more sustainable resource allocations.Please visit our website to learn more ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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Insert detailed job description here. Work From Home: No Travel Percentage: None Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ...
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Do you enjoy serving customers and doing everything you can to make them happy? Do you like to work with your hands? Are you the person that everyone calls to fix or build something in the house? JCPenney In-Home Custom ...
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Responsibilities: Accurately and efficiently process accounts payable invoices, while adhering to company policies, IRS and SOX guidelines and laws. Prepping of daily mail for processing • Matching invoices with ...
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Responsible for running production on hand welding, robot level 2, set up CNC operator in addition to the responsibilities under Fabricator 2. Conducts inspections in accordance with relevant gage plans with a working ...
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth ...
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Job Description Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company ...
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Responsible for running production as a loaded/unloader, or on a drill press station, weld nut station, saw, or other basic fabrication equipment and tooling. Conducts inspections in accordance with relevant gage plans ...
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$65,000 - $80,000 a yearCommissionOutside Sales Professionals Networking EventJoin us on Thursday, May 9, 2019Liberty Mutual Outside Sales Representative Career Event Two Session Times: 9:30am OR 6:00pm Location:8075 ...
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StrykerPosition Title: Trauma Sales AssociateWho we wantHard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented salespeople who create a track record of success.Persuasive influencers. People who understand ...
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CommissionThe Prudential Insurance Company of America, one of the Prudential Financial Companies, is looking for men and women who are ready for a rewarding career opportunity selling insurance and financial services ...
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Agency Distribution is Prudential's nationwide sales organization. The Manager, Financial Services (MFS) is responsible for the recruitment, selection, development, retention, success, and supervision of new financial ...
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Who we want Do you have a passion and a drive for quality? Are you looking to be part of a motivated, highly visible team with a leader in the medical technology industry? If so becoming a Staff Auditor - Corporate ...
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Description: Understand sales goals, plan and execute daily/weekly workload to deliver on department and store sales goals and guest engagement; including planning merchandising, pricing workload, transitions, ...
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Ships products and materials by unloading, loading, and verifying (counting, weighing, and checking) shipments following company policy and procedures. Reports damage and discrepancies. Selects and sometimes builds ...
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