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Automotive: Stellantis plans to hire 1,200 people in 2023

A new recruitment wave at Stellantis. On Monday, the automotive group announced that it plans to hire 1,200 employees in France during 2023. Director.

Born from the merger of PSA (Peugeot, Citroën, Opel) with FCA (Fiat, Chrysler), Stellantis has told the unions it intends to hire 1,200 employees in France this year “for production, design and trade.”

“The energy transition involves an unprecedented evolution of the production tool, with a complete reconversion in some areas, allowing the transition from the production of heat engines, whose industrial and engineering activities continue in France, to the production of electric motors or batteries using French technology,” emphasizes the group. In 2022, 13,000 employees were trained in electrification at the Tremery-Metz (Moselle) or Douvrin (North) sites.

16.8 billion euros in profit in 2022

Stellantis will open its first battery factory in Europe on 30 May in Duvrin. The historic factory’s 80 employees are already working there, and “at least 400 employees” will join the factory in 2024.

Prior to the merger in early 2021, the PSA and Fiat-Chrysler groups together had approximately 300,000 employees worldwide. Two years after the merger, at the end of 2022, more than 26,000 employees were no longer part of the company, which then had a total of 272,367 employees worldwide, according to Stellantis’ annual financial report.

These departures took place, in particular, in Europe. The company has reduced its presence in this market, which accounts for the bulk of its sales, with the bulk of its profits coming from North America. The group, which recorded a record net profit of 16.8 billion euros in 2022, plans to reallocate 2 billion euros to its employees.

Source: Le Parisien

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