Tata owned Jaguar Land Rover to recruit 5,000 engineers in 1 year

Jaguar Land Rover has announced intentions to recruit 5,000 staff most of who will be based in Britain.

Tata Motors owned British car maker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which employs over 40,000 persons globally, has revealed that they will add 5,000 more over the next 1 year. All these 5,000 will be engineers.

Of these 1,000 will be electronic and software engineers while balance 4,000 engineers will be taken on for manufacturing operations. Most of these recruited 5,000 staff will be based in Britain. The additional staff is in view of increased demand noted across China and North America. Sadly, not much for Indian engineers here.

For this recruitment purpose, JLR is working with Gorillaz via the virtual brands app. This recruitment process which will take place of the next 12 months will coincide with Britain beginning talks to leave the European Union. In order to lure efficient tech savvy employees in the field of software and electronics, JLR and rock band Gorillaz have produced an app that includes a code breaking challenge.

All applicants able to crack this code will be fast tracked to the recruitment process. The candidates will be set challenges via the app which includes assembly of Jaguar I-PACE Concept and the company’s first all electric five seater sports car.

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JLR enjoyed a year of record sales. Increased demand was felt across China and North America while the company is also planning to develop new products which include electric cars. This recruitment drive is also a part of JLR plans to raise number of cars produced in the UK from 544,000 in the past year to 1 million by 2020.

Source The Guardian