Honda Cars India to offer 1,000 new jobs in 9 months
Honda Cars India Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese automakers Honda Motors, is set to expand their production in India. Increased targets, two fold growth in sourcing of auto components and added shifts to the company’s Tapukara plant are on the cards, while the company goes on a recruitment drive adding about 1,000 people in India by March 2015.
As on date, HCIL has a total strength of 9,000 employees which include both direct and indirect employees at the company’s two facilities in Greater Noida and Tapukara. All new employment will be centred around the Tapukara plant which currently has a work force of 3,000 employees.
Honda rolls out 60,000 units per year in one shift, from the 450 acre Tapukara plant which has installed capacity of 1.2 lakh units in two shifts. This capacity will be augmented in the coming two to three years as the company expects sales to reach the 3 lakh mark by 2016-17.
HCIL also looks forward to launch of their seven seater multi purpose vehicle Mobilio in July. This MPV will be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options, while the new generation Jazz premium hatchback is also slated for launch in the current financial year. Honda Cars has invested an amount of INR 3,526 crores in the Tapukara plant from where engine and other components make their to countries such as South East Asia, UK and Latin America.
Source Economic Times via PTI
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