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About franklin, pennsylvania

The City of Franklin, founded in 1795, is the County Seat of Venango County. Franklin is a picturesque small town with big city interest in growth and development.

“The valley that changed the world!” Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, the Venango County, Pennsylvania area is a nature lover’s paradise. Combined with prime business opportunities, local employment opportunities depend on a skilled workforce ready to compete in a global economy. Recreation activities include bike trails, an abundance of waterways, outdoor sports, theater, chorus and bands. Annual events include Applefest, Independence Day celebrations, Oil Heritage Festival, Taste of Franklin, Franklin on Ice, Light up Night and more.

Located close enough to Interstates 79 and 80, it is attractive to businesses and industry. Its rural setting makes it a safe and reassuring haven in which to raise a family or retire. You are invited to experience Downtown Franklin’s rich history, charming Victorian architecture, and friendly, warm atmosphere. From its colonial roots Franklin has become “A Small Town with Great Festivals”. To learn more about Franklin visit http://www.franklinareachamber.org.

Global Network

Joy Mining Machinery Franklin is part of the Joy Global family of companies that include Joy Mining Machinery and P&H Mining Equipment. The companies and their approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, provide state-of-the-art equipment and aftermarket support to both the underground and surface mining industries in 20 countries.

joy mining machinery franklin Operations

Operations began on March 1, 1924, when the Franklin plant became the first to bear Joy's name, We have more than 90 years of experience as a global leader in the development, manufacture, distribution and service of underground mining machinery for the extraction of coal and other bedded materials. The Joy Franklin Operation consists of three manufacturing facilities, encompassing over 450,000 square feet of manufacturing space, an Administration office building that employs over 270 engineers and serves as the engineering hub for Joy Mining Machinery. Joy’s Plant #1 facility in Franklin serves as the company’s Center of Excellence for O.E. Continuous Miners. The Chain Plant facility serves as the leading supplier of crawler, conveyor, and ripperveyor chains along with bit holding systems for both the O.E. and aftermarket segments of our business. Franklin continues to remain the largest operation in the design and manufacture of mining equipment throughout Joy’s organization.

Experience

Joy Global is a high-growth, high performance market leader that is committed to the professional development and recognition of its employees. Nowhere is Joy’s commitment to employees and their communities more in evidence than among the 1,200 Joy employees involved in all aspects of the design and manufacturing processes taking place daily at the Franklin facility and nearby chain plant in Reno. Through continuing recruitment programs at local colleges, vocational and technical schools, Joy added more than 200 new employees in Franklin and Reno, among them engineers, design and manufacturing personnel and support staff.

Lifestyle

“The valley that changed the world!” Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, the Venango County, Pennsylvania area is a nature lover’s paradise. Combined with prime business opportunities, local employment opportunities depend on a skilled workforce ready to compete in a global economy. Recreation activities include bike trails, an abundance of waterways, outdoor sports, theater, chorus and bands. Annual events include Applefest, Independence Day celebrations, Oil Heritage Festival, Taste of Franklin, Franklin on Ice, Light up Night and more.

Great Benefits

At Joy Mining Machinery’s Franklin Operations, our benefits set us apart from the competition. Created to help enhance and ensure a better quality of life, Joy’s benefits program offers our employee’s resources and tools to improve their well-being. Our wellness programs include free health screenings, flu shots, walking programs, local YMCA discounts, and weight management programs. Our “Get Fit” program reimburses each employee up to $75 per year for participating in a variety of activities aimed at staying healthy.

Joy also encourages its employees to continue their education with our Education Reimbursement program to assist annually with the costs of both undergraduate and graduate programs.

As an employee of Joy, you get to participate in Joy Employee Fund sponsored events such as our Children’s Christmas Party, Spring Fling, and our company picnic. When you become a member of the Joy Franklin team, you gain a number of exciting benefits, all available at your fingertips.

Contact Us

Joy Mining Machinery
120 Liberty Street
P.O. Box 791
Franklin, PA 16323
Recruitment@Joy.com