Visit TN-China Network Booth at Knoxville Asian Festival August 28 (Volunteer Opportunities)

Visit us at the TN-China Network booth at this year’Knoxville Asian Festivalon Sunday, August 28 from 11am to 6pm EDT, at Market Square in downtown Knoxville.Come meet and network with us at our booth while enjoying Asian food, dance, music, martial arts, and other entertainment at the festival. We’d love to meet you, learn about what business you do with China, and get your suggestions for how to grow TN-China Network in Knoxville. In addition, we can answer any questions you might have about TN-China Network events, memberships, sponsorships, services, and more.There will also be a Business & Asian Market area of the festival with booths for Asian businesses invested in the Knoxville area, local companies that do business with Asia, unique Asian crafts, and more.If you would like to sign up for a volunteer shift at the TN-China Network booth, hope to see you there!See below for photos from last year’s festival. The original blog post can be foundhere.Read more

TN-China Network: Job Openings at Chinese Companies in Tennessee

Several Chinese companies in Tennessee are now hiring. Please read below for details of the positions, or visit the originablog poston the TN-China Network blog.East TennesseeCirrus Aircraft- Knoxville/AlcoaThe Cirrus Aircraft Corporation is an aircraft manufacturer that was founded in 1984. The company is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, United States, and is now owned by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA). Cirrus is opening a customer experience "Vision Center" at the Knoxville McGee Tyson Airport.Positions Open:Marketing SpecialistSenior Graphic DesignerAirframe & Powerplant MechanicsCommunity ManagerFactory Flight InstructorPainters - Advanced LevelExterior Finish Technicians - Advanced LevelTo learn more about Cirrus's open positions, please visit theCirrus Aircraft Careerswebpage.Innovate Manufacturing- KnoxvilleInnovate Manufacturing Inc. is a US-based, Chinese-owned plastic molding and contract manufacturing service provider with a factory in Knoxville, Tennessee.Positions Open:Production ManagerYanfeng US Automotive Interior Systems- ChattanoogaYanfeng Automotive Interiors is the world’s leading supplier of instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has about 100 manufacturing and technical centers in 17 countries and employs over 29,600 people globally.Yanfeng USA has 10 job openings at their new plant in Chattanooga:Resin HandlerQuality TechnicianMaintenance SupervisorRegional Manager of Labor RelationsProduction SchedulerMaintenance TechnicianRecruiterProcess TechnicianTool Repair SpecialistProduct Engineer - Post LaunchTo learn more about the open positions, please visit theYanfeng USA Careerswebpage.Middle TennesseeCopperweld Bimetallics LLC - Brentwood & FayettevilleCopperweld is the world's largest manufacturer of bimetallic conductors. The company was acquired by Chinese manufacturer Fushi International in October 2007. Copperweld has its American headquarters in Brentwood (near Nashville), and a manufacturing and R&D facility in Fayetteville, Tennessee.Positions Open:Manufacturing Machine OperatorBilingual (Spanish/English) Customer Relations AssociateCustomer Relations AssociateTo learn more about the open positions, please visit theCopperweld Careerswebpage.Global Manufacturing Services- ColumbiaGlobal Manufacturing Services (GMS) is a metals machining company located in Columbia, TN. GMS is a subsidiary of Himile Mechanical Science and Technology based in Shandong, China. GMS manufactures and repairs molds and sidewall plates for most major tire companies, and also supports Himile with sales and service in North America.GMS is hiring for the positions below:CNC MachinistsInspectorsWeldersHand FinishersOffice Assistant (Bilingual: Mandarin and English)Those interested in applying for a position with GMS can mail or hand deliver resumes with anApplication for Employmentto the facility at 2207 Oakland Parkway in Columbia, or email America- Mt. Juliet (near Nashville)KHS America is the parent company of Altus Handmade Flutes, Anacleto Accordions, A+ Guitars, Azumi Flutes, Green Tones Musical Toys, H. Jimenez Guitars, Hercules Stands, Hohner Harmonicas, Jupiter Band Instruments, Kohala Ukuleles, Lanikai Ukuleles, Majestic Percussion, Mapex Drums, NFUZD Audio, Nomad Stands, Rockwood Drums, Sonor Drums, and XO Professional Brass. KHS America is a wholly owned subsidiary of KHS Music Co. Ltd. of Taipei, Taiwan, and has its US headquarters and a warehouse in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, near Nashville.Positions Open:Product PlannerKHS America is currently accepting applications. Interested candidates should contact KHS America’s Human Resources Manager, Susan Beasley, at 615-773-9914 or You can also check out theirindeedorLinkedInpages for recent updates.Sinomax USA- La Vergne (near Nashville)Sinomax has been designing and manufacturing memory foam products, including mattresses, mattress toppers and pillows, for more than 15 years. The Hong Kong-based company's products are sold at many retailers throughout the US under various national and private-label brands.Sinomax East is to open in LaVernge, Tennessee, in mid-2016. They are hiring for all areas of the plant, including:ManagementOperations ManagementHuman ResourcesFloor SupervisorsFinance o Supply ChainITMaintenance MechanicsShipping and ReceivingFoam Pour Line operatorsCNC OperatorsInventory SpecialistsFabricatorsJanitorialCustomer ServiceSubmit resumes with a cover letter torecruitingNashville@sinomax-usa.comand include in the subject line the area of the plant that you are interested in. For more information, please visit theSinomax USA Careerswebpage.West TennesseeDunAn Precision- MemphisDunAn Precision, based in Hangzhou, is one of the premium air conditioning/refrigeration component providers in the world. It owns the largest production base of service valves on the planet. DunAn Precision has a facility in Memphis that manufactures aluminum heat exchangers used in refrigeration and air conditioning.Positions Open:Manufacturing EngineerProduction BrazerCost EstimatorTooling Maintenance TechnicianCost AccountantMachine OperatorProcurement SupervisorTo learn more about the open positions, please visit theindeed webpage.MicroPort Orthopedics- ArlingtonMicroPort Orthopedics Inc., with its headquarters in Arlington, Tennessee, is the sixth largest multinational producer of orthopedic products. It is a member of the MicroPort Scientific Corp. family of companies based in Shanghai.Positions Open:Sr. Financial AnalystSr. Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & AnalysisSr. Product Development / Project EngineerProduct Development DesignerMachinist I, II or IIIMachinist I, II or IIILean Metal Finisher I, II or IIIMetal Finisher I, II or IIILean Metal Finisher I, II or IIISr. PLM AnalystClinical Trial Associate ITo learn more about the open positions, please visit theMicroPort Orthopedics Careerswebpage.Read more