Jaguar Makes 1100 New UK Jobs


Jaguar is reviving the British car industry all on its own, with new amazing models that result in expanding factories and hiring more British people.

Thanks to new models planned for production, more than 1,100 new jobs are being created, and a recruitment campaign for production operators is being launched today. Jaguar will expand its workforce at its advanced manufacturing facility in Castle Bromwich to support the launch of new Jaguar models. JLR anticipates that the launch of these new Jaguar models will also support thousands of jobs in the UK supply chain.

In the first six months of the year, Jaguar has sold more than 29,000 vehicles globally, which is a 19 per cent increase against the same period last year. The current wave of success will enable the British brand to expand further and enhance its business condition, which is great news for UK economy.

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Dr Ralf Speth, Jaguar Land Rover CEO, said: “Innovation in design, engineering and technology is at the core of our business and for the UK, this means we will continue to invest in new products, develop new technologies and enhance the skills of our employees.

“The launch of our latest Jaguar models, including the new XF Sportbrake later this year, means it is a very exciting time for Jaguar. These new models will attract new customers to the brand as we look to expand our global reach and further enhance our position in the market.”

Commenting on the new jobs, Des Thurlby, HR Director at JLR said: “We have embarked on the most ambitious recruitment campaign in the company’s history, hiring 8,000 people in the last two years. We provide high quality training and development for all of our employees so this latest announcement for 1,100 jobs is great news for the West Midlands and the UK supply chain.”

Business Secretary Vince Cable, said: “This is fantastic news for Castle Bromwich that Jaguar Land Rover is creating more than 1,000 jobs to support the production of new models at the plant. This expansion is a clear demonstration of Jaguar Land Rover’s continuing commitment and investment in the UK.”

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