Major staffing companies, including TeamLease, Randstad Quess, and Siel HR Services, have revealed.
that prominent mobile giants and mobile component manufacturers are gearing up to offer a substantial number of job opportunities in the country.
This surge in job creation is attributed to the global trend of shifting manufacturing operations away from China, as well as the Government of India’s Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme.
According to industry insiders, an estimated 120,000 to 150,000 new jobs are projected to be generated this year.
Officials suggest that renowned companies like Apple’s contract manufacturers, Foxconn, Wistron, and Pegatron, are likely to contribute significantly to this job market expansion in India.
Additionally, other major players such as Tata Group, Salcomp, Samsung, and Nokia are also planning extensive recruitment drives.
“Most mobile brands, along with their component manufacturers and assembly partners, who either have existing manufacturing units or are planning to establish them in India.
are ramping up their hiring efforts,” stated Karthik Narayan, CEO (Staffing) at TeamLease Services, in an interview with ET.
Lohit Bhatia, President (Workforce Management) at Quess Corp, highlighted that a significant portion of these recruitments would occur in.
Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and various locations in the Delhi NCR region, including Uttar Pradesh. Furthermore, he added that there would be some recruitment activities in South India as well.
Apple’s contract manufacturer, Foxconn Group, has secured a 300-acre plot in Bengaluru, which will house the largest iPhone factory in the country.
The group has committed an investment of approximately INR 57.41 billion for this facility, which will handle various aspects of iPhone production.
Not only will it manufacture parts, but it will also undertake handset assembly, ultimately leading to more affordable iPhones in India.
As the industry gears up, job opportunities are set to follow suit.