Company to close local customer center

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Faurecia Clean Mobility Toledo Customer will cease operations at it's location on Matzinger Rd. by the end of the year.

The company sent a Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notice to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services notifying the state of the pending shutdown.

The company says it is working to relocate eight employees to its location in Southfield, Mich. The move impacts one IT technician, one maintenance tech, two application engineers, one sales coordinator, one administration assistant, one financial analyst and one HR generalist.

According to the company's website, "Founded in 1997, Faurecia has grown to become a major player in the global automotive industry. A leader in its three areas of business, the Group is backed by a R&D and production network with sites in 35 countries. It is the preferred partner of the world's largest automakers, which value its operational excellence and technological expertise."

Below is a copy of the WARN notice:

Re: Notice Pursuant to the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Act of 1988 (“WARN”)

Dear Ms. Stollar,
In compliance with the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (‘WARN”), this is to notify you that due to the relocation of operations to our premises in Southfield, Ml the Faurecia Clean Mobility Toledo Customer Center at 543 Matzinger Rd, Toledo, OH 43612 will be experiencing ceasing operations from December 31St 2017.

We are working with employees to minimize the number of layoffs by offering alternative roles within our Southfield, Ml facility.

We expect any layoffs that do occur to be permanent. We hope to accomplish this relocation with the least possible disruption to our employees and the community.

According to the best information available, the expected date of the layoffs associated with the relocation will be effective December 375t 2017. Attached is a listing of the job titles and positions which will be affected, along with the number of affected employees in each job classification. (See Exhibit A) There are no employees on site who are represented by a Union. By date of this letter, all affected employees have been notified individually.

If you have any questions about this relocation and associated layoffs, please contact Steve Wright, HR Manager, North American HO — Faurecia Clean Mobility division, 950W 450 S, Columbus, IN 47272. Steve’s telephone number is (812) 764 9716.
Steve Wright! HR Manager