Renault, French multinational automobile manufacturer on Tuesday announced it will recruit 1,000 new employees on open-term contracts between now and the end of the year, bringing the total number of open-term contracts hired in the course of 2015 and 2016 to 3,000.
The automobile group has largely exceeded its pledge to hire 760 people made in the "contract for a new dynamic of Renault growth and social development in France" on March 13, 2013, the company said in a statement.
"By signing the agreement in 2013, we demonstrated that a solid social model is a powerful growth lever for the Group.Three years later, we have fulfilled or exceeded all of our commitments. Today, Renault is stronger in France and we are recruiting once again to support our growth and prepare for the future," Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Groupe Renault said.
Half of the new hires will be in the factories and half in the Group's other sectors, mainly engineering and tertiary functions. Recent graduates as well as more experienced profiles will be targeted in all types of profession, including production workers, technicians, engineers and managers.
The recruiting campaign will focus on specific professions, in line with the dynamic of manufacturing projects and the technological challenges the Group expects to face in France over the coming years, such as autonomous vehicles, connected cars and new forms of mobility.
Renault sold 12,300 cars in September, up 590 percent from 1,781 units the company sold last September.
Renault is a French multinational automobile manufacturer that was established in 1899. The firm produces a range of cars and vans. In the past, it manufactured trucks, tractors, tanks, buses, coaches and auto-rail vehicles.