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Valmet Automotive to create 150 jobs in Finland to meet demand of Mercedes-Benz cars globally

Valmet Automotive started a recruitment campaign that aims to hire 150 new employees to their car factory in Uusikaupunki. The staff is needed to respond to the demand of the Mercedes-Benz A-series car, but the start of the production of the Mercedes GLC SUV is also looming in the horizon.

The A-class Mercedes production numbers have risen significantly. The increased staff are to join the production line to the welding, painting and assembly of vehicles. According a the factory representative the need for more capacity in the future will bring even more new jobs to the city of Uusikaupunki.

The company extended the application period to the jobs until the end of the year, so they can already prepare for the additional hiring process expected to take place in 2017. There has been plenty of interest in the jobs, but skilled people are still needed.

The recruitment campaign is the first step in a strategic partnership with Opteam, a company focusing on human resouces. This will allow increased resources for finding the required talent, not only from the local area around the factory, but the whole of Finland.

The Valmet Automotive is the only car manufacturer operating in Finland. The factory focuses on premioum cars, convertibles and electric vehicles. With some 2000 employees in Finland, Germany, Poland and China the company the company has some known references, procuding cars for premium brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Saab.

Currently the company has jobs open in Materials, planning, logistics planning, human resources, information security and factory level positions in Uusikaupunki, a city of located on the east coast of Finland, some 70 kilometres from the city of Turku.

Open jobs are listed on the company website: Open Jobs at Valmet Automotive

Written by Janita on Saturday September 24, 2016
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