The Swedish manufacturer of trucks, installed in Angers since 1992, continues to beat records of production and sales. Its assembly lines are currently recovering 86 units per day of its new model, the New Truck Generation (NTG), launched in the summer of 2017 and has the main virtue of being more fuel efficient than most of its competitors.
In fact, with 68 new hires since the beginning of the year, the membership now exceeds 700 employees, but the age pyramid is starting to worry the management. “It was a little difficult to attract young people to the trades of the industry “, explains Karine Desgages, the director of human resources. The idea is to ” get closer to them a little earlier “, in this case from the class of 4th, to extol the charms of the trades of mechanic, driver, logistics specialist, fitter, storekeeper, painter or engineer. And of wringing the neck of an industry that, she says, “not good news” and does not attract enough women (13 % of the workforce).
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