PANAMA CITY, FL – GKN Aerospace, the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier, is hiring for their new manufacturing facility in Panama City through partnerships with CareerSource Gulf Coast and CareerSource Okaloosa Walton. Two job fairs are planned – one in each workforce region. The second is Thursday, April 27, at CareerSource Gulf Coast, 625 Hwy. 231, Panama City. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. All job seekers should begin the application process now at

“It’s extremely important that folks register and submit the forms asked for on our website just as soon as possible,” said Kim Bodine, Executive Director of CareerSource Gulf Coast. “Those who complete the process prior to the job fairs have a better chance of getting a one-on-one appointment at the hiring event.”

GKN Aerospace is an aircraft supplier for both military and commercial customers, employing 17,000 people in 15 countries at 60 locations. The division builds aerostructure, engine systems and special products. This is the first facility in Florida, and it will be located at Venture Crossings, next to the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.

CareerSource Gulf Coast provides services to job seekers and employers in Bay, Gulf and Franklin Counties. All employers in the region are welcome to post their jobs with CareerSource Gulf Coast, in order to acquire the best and brightest employees. Offices are operated in all three counties. Visit to learn more about professional workforce development and job placement services, all offered at no charge.