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Encore Personnel has been appointed to lead a country-wide recruitment drive for engineers for The London Taxi Company, manufacturer of the iconic London black cab.
The Coventry-based manufacturer has tasked Encore with sourcing staff for its newly built research, development and assembly site in Ansty, Coventry - part of a £250m investment project which will create 1,000 new jobs in the region.
Kristy Kenney, technical and engineering divisional manager at Encore, said, “We’re delighted to be working with The London Taxi Company during what is an incredibly exciting time in the company’s illustrious history. Since we began our partnership in 2015, it has grown from strength-to-strength and we are proud to continue to bolster the business’ success going forwards through our targeted and strategic recruitment approach.
“What we enjoy most about working with the company is its dedication to looking after its staff by investing in work place training and apprenticeships and ensuring all employees are supported and encouraged in their roles, a service that we are now providing on an on-going basis.
“The London Taxi Company has made a huge investment to the local area by creating 1,000 new jobs in a region renowned for its automotive heritage. We look forward to seeing them establish their new home in Coventry and to support the business’ continued growth and successes over the coming months and years.”
Consilium Recruit has been appointed a recruitment partner of the company that makes London taxis.
Consilium will help fill the 1,000 new posts that are to be created at The London Taxi Company’s new multi-million factory that is being built on Ansty Park near Coventry.
Among the new recruits will be highly skilled engineers, managers and advanced manufacturing technicians who will be involved in the production of a green version of the classic London cab, due to be launched in 2018.
Director, Steve Doyle, said, “We are delighted to be involved in such an important project for the region, and for automotive manufacture in Britain.
“The work will involve recruiting for some challenging positions, but we have a track record of recruiting a wide spread of engineering talent with the advanced skill-sets required.” (Original story sourced from Stratford Herald - http://www.stratford-herald.com/59871-recruitment-boss-hails-taxi-contract.html)
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