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Ultium Cells Increases Wages for Hourly Workers in Spring Hill

To attract top talent in the Middle Tennessee market, Ultium Cells has increased its starting wage for all hourly positions. The electric vehicle battery manufacturer hopes to identify key team members for early promotion and career advancement in the early hiring stages.

    Spring Hill, Tenn. – Today, Ultium Cells announced increased rates for hourly personnel as it seeks to hire 300 additional team members by the end of the year. The battery cell manufacturer has raised wages to $20 per hour for Production Operators and Quality Inspectors and $22 per hour for Crew Leads. Process Maintenance Technicians have increased to $27 - $35 per hour while Facility Maintenance Technicians can make $29 - $36 per hour based on experience.

    “Our early-stage team members are crucial to our success, and we want our wages to reflect that importance,” said Plant Director, Chris Desautels. “Attracting the best talent in the area also allows us to identify, train, and promote those applicants into leadership positions early on.”

    Ultium Cells will employ a total of 1,700 people at their 2.8 million square foot Spring Hill, Tennessee location, which will begin production by the end of 2023. Interested job seekers can find career openings at the company’s website,

    Ultium Cells is a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution that will mass-produce Ultium battery cells to advance the push for a zero-emissions, all-electric future. Ultium Cells will provide battery cell capacity to support GM's North American electric vehicle assembly capacity of more than 1 million units by mid-decade, while supporting GM plans to supply other automotive companies and other industries including rail, aerospace, heavy trucking and marine customers. For more information about Ultium Cells, please visit


    Katie Burdette

    Ultium Cells Communications


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