EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Škoda Auto

Company/Organisation:
Škoda Auto

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Kralovehradecky; Severovychod
Location of affected unit(s): Kvasiny

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 2700
Group: Volkswagen

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-10-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Planned Job Creation: 1400

Additional Information

Škoda Auto, the largest Czech car manufacturer, has announced plans to employ 1400 new agency workers at its Kvasiny plant in 2011 thanks to an increase in demand for cars (Superb, Yeti). Škoda Auto currently employs 2,700 agency workers. The company is looking for skilled painters and welders.