Index Hires 15 in Response to Growth in North America

Several of the hires are for newly created positions. 

Index Corp. has announced the hiring of 15 new employees over the past five months, with 12 of those filling newly created positions. Representing growth of the company’s North American workforce of over 20 percent, the recent spate of hires is explained as an effort to ensure continued high levels of service and support amidst significant growth in sales.

“In 2017, Index undertook an ambitious five-year plan to increase our footprint in North America, encompassing workforce growth, adoption of a new ERP and CRM, and significantly investing across all areas of our business,” says Tom Clark, president and CEO of Index. “Thanks to a healthy market and high demand for increasing throughput while reducing cost per piece, we have surpassed our targets to date and are scaling up our workforce even faster than planned. Each of the new team members included in this announcement was carefully selected for their ability to contribute to exceeding the expectations of our existing and new customers.”

The announced hires include three field service engineers, three applications engineers and four positions in operations, all of which are expansions to the company’s workforce. The company also has hired five people to office support positions, two of which are newly created.

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