At a press conference, Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations LLC announced that Aerotek, a leading provider of technical and professional staffing solutions, will soon begin taking applications for production positions on various shifts at the Volkswagen manufacturing facility in Chattanooga. The approximately 300 new job openings are a result of the facility’s production of the all new 2012 Passat.
Aerotek will be providing the staffing and management of all variable workforce employees at the operations plant in Chattanooga. “Aerotek’s widespread, continued presence in the community ensures our ability to provide quality recruiting and staffing,” said Jim Campione, Director of Client Delivery for Aerotek’s automotive staffing division. “We are excited to be supporting Volkswagen Group’s investment in manufacturing capabilities in the Chattanooga region and throughout North America.”
Aerotek will establish a website to take online applications. That information will be released to the public in the near future.
Volkswagen will invest $1 billion in the local economy for the Chattanooga plant and create more than 2,000 direct jobs in the region. According to independent studies, the new Volkswagen plant is expected to generate $12 billion in income growth and an additional 9,500 jobs related to the project.
Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, the largest provider of staffing services in the U.S. Aerotek operates a network of more than 200 non-franchised offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.aerotek.com