Maxion Wheels – Sedalia, Mo Plant Ramping Up for Significant Growth


Recruiting for more than 60 new team members to serve
diverse new wheel programs

SEDALIA, Mo., July 28, 2022 – Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, today announced it is recruiting for more than 60 new team members for its Sedalia, Missouri steel wheels operation in response to major new business awarded to the plant. 

“The Maxion Wheels Sedalia plant is very excited to add three new and diverse wheel programs to its portfolio,” Scott Woolery, Sedalia Plant Manager, Maxion Wheels, said. “It’s been a few years since the plant received such an influx of new business; truly a reflection of how competitive we are, and how steel is growing as a wheel solution for the dynamic changes taking place in mobility and transportation. With the new programs, we are adding electric vehicle wheels, military wheels, and wheels for the light trailer towables market. The team is very proud to earn the new business, and welcomes the opportunity to share in its good fortune with available local talent.”

Maxion Wheels’ Sedalia plant is hiring for a variety of operational, maintenance and warehouse positions, offering extensive employee benefits including competitive pay, medical/dental/vision, 401K, professional development, gym membership, attendance bonuses, as well as incentives, and team building and well-being activities. Visit to apply for a position with Maxion Wheels.


Maxion Wheels established the light vehicle steel wheels plant in Sedalia, Missouri in 1978. Today, it employs more than 225 employees responsible for building almost four million wheels a year for a variety of customers including Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. In addition to being one of the largest and highly respected businesses in Sedalia, the plant embraces its long cultural and community-focused history, including the formation of a Diversity & Inclusion committee in 2021. It also sponsors Team Scream, a First Robotics team from Smith Cotton High School, holds a yearly Salvation Army holiday toy drive, and hires interns from local high schools and colleges to give real life experience to students. This summer, nine interns were hired.


Maxion Wheels, a division of Iochpe-Maxion S.A., is the world’s leading steel and aluminum wheel supplier. Our low-carbon expertise and energy-efficient designs help cars, buses, trucks and trailers achieve real-world carbon footprint reductions. Our diverse global teams and inclusive culture powers every advance we make.

Maxion Wheels works with global vehicle manufacturers on wheels for personal mobility, transportation, agriculture, defense and off-highway applications. Our 10,000 employees operate out of 30 locations in 14 countries on five continents, including state-of-the-art technical centers in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Together we produce more than 50 million wheels a year, making us the world’s largest producer and supplier of wheels. To learn more, please visit Maxion Wheels’ website at