Gothenburg Volvo Cars plans to hire about 700 to 800 people in order to increase production in its factory in Torslanda. “We are excited about Volvo Cars growth and that we can create new jobs in our home town of Gothenburg, writes Hanna Fager at Volvo Cars HR department in an email.
It is in the Volvo Cars factory in Torslanda, that 700-800 persons will be recruited to produktionstaktens should be increased.
” We’re talking about permanent jobs, permanent jobs, said Glenn Bergström, vice-chairman of the IF Metall’s verkstadsklubb on the Volvo, to P4 the West, which was the first to report on the news.
According to Glenn Bergström, Volvo Cars to increase its production rate by around ten per cent at the torslanda plant and nyanställningarna to be carried out during the spring and summer.
” We have been given to us that you are looking for 700 new monteringsarbetare as it gears up production. It is particularly pleasing for western Sweden, says the West sweden chamber of commerce ceo Johan Trouvé to P4 West.
In an email to the GP confirming Volvo Cars plans to hire between 700 to 800 people in Gothenburg.
– Volvo Cars reported record sales in 2016, with 534 000 cars sold as a result of increased sales in Europe, Asia and north America. Growth means that we need more qualified employees, writes Hanna Fager, at Volvo Cars HR department, in an email to the GP.
For the factory in Torslanda means it is according to Hanna Fager that Volvo Cars will employ between 700 to 800 people.
” We are excited about Volvo Cars growth and that we can create new jobs in our home town of Gothenburg, writes Hanna Fager continued.
Volvo Cars currently has approximately 17 000 employees in Sweden. During 2015, the employee Volvo 1 500 new persons in connection with that they started a third shift in the torslanda plant.
In connection with a third shift was started up at the factory in 2015 to produce a new model of Volvo XC90 stated Volvo Cars to about 13 500 of the company’s employees worked in Gothenburg, and of them worked, when 4,500 people in the car plant in Torslanda.