EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

NGK Ceramics

Company/Organisation:
NGK Ceramics

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Dąbrowa Górnicza

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-05-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

NGK Ceramics Poland, the Japanese producer of ceramics filters for diesel engines, has announced that it will create about 300 new jobs at its second facility in Dąbrowa Górnicza in the Katowice Special Economic Zone, Poland. The plant is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2017, but the company has already started a recruitment process. The company plans to invest PLN 300 million (EUR 68.33 million USD 77.51 million). NGK Ceramics is mainly looking for production line operators, warehouse staff, IT and automatics specialists. All employees will undergo a special six months training at the first company’s factory in Dąbrowa Górnicza. Currently, NGK Ceramics employs over 3,000 people in Poland.