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

Innovate Manufacturing Ribbon Cutting in Knoxville, October 16, 2015

Innovate Manufacturing Ribbon Cutting in Knoxville, October 16, 2015


Several Chinese companies in Tennessee are now hiring. Please read below for details of the positions, or visit the original blog post on the TN-China Network blog.

East Tennessee

Cirrus Aircraft – Knoxville/Alcoa

The 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:

To learn more about Cirrus’s open positions, please visit the Cirrus Aircraft Careers webpage.


Innovate Manufacturing – Knoxville

Innovate Manufacturing Inc. is a US-based, Chinese-owned plastic molding and contract manufacturing service provider with a factory in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Positions Open:


Yanfeng US Automotive Interior Systems – Chattanooga

Yanfeng 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:

To learn more about the open positions, please visit the Yanfeng USA Careers webpage.



Middle Tennessee


Copperweld Bimetallics LLC – Brentwood & Fayetteville

Copperweld 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:

To learn more about the open positions, please visit the Copperweld Careers webpage.


Global Manufacturing Services – Columbia

Global 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 Machinists
  • Inspectors
  • Welders
  • Hand Finishers
  • Office Assistant (Bilingual: Mandarin and English)

Those interested in applying for a position with GMS can mail or hand deliver resumes with an Application for Employment to the facility at 2207 Oakland Parkway in Columbia, or email to


KHS 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:

KHS America is currently accepting applications. Interested candidates should contact KHS America’s Human Resources Manager, Susan Beasley, at 615-773-9914 or at You can also check out their indeed or LinkedIn pages 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:

  • Management
    • Operations Management
    • Human Resources
    • Floor Supervisors
    • Finance o Supply Chain
    • IT
  • Maintenance Mechanics
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Foam Pour Line operators
  • CNC Operators
  • Inventory Specialists
  • Fabricators
  • Janitorial
  • Customer Service

Submit resumes with a cover letter to and include in the subject line the area of the plant that you are interested in. For more information, please visit the Sinomax USA Careers webpage.



West Tennessee


DunAn Precision – Memphis

DunAn 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:

To learn more about the open positions, please visit the indeed webpage.


MicroPort Orthopedics – Arlington

MicroPort 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:

To learn more about the open positions, please visit the MicroPort Orthopedics Careers webpage.


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