Range Rover Evoque Creates 1,000 Jobs, JLR Recruits
The Range Rover Evoque is the smallest, lightest, most fuel efficient Range Rover and it will make its global public debut at the Paris Motor Show next week.
"The Range Rover Evoque is a significant step in the company's plan to grow the JLR business. It is a truly global car and will be sold in over 160 markets around the world. Around 85% of the models built at Halewood will be exported making a significant contribution to the UK economy,” Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover, said in a statement.
The Liverpool plant currently produces the Land Rover Freelander 2, the company's best-seller globally. In the UK, sales so far this year are up 62 per cent versus the same period in 2009.
"Halewood Operations has a reputation for excellent manufacturing quality and is recognised throughout the industry as a centre of excellence for Lean Manufacturing. The Range Rover Evoque has been eagerly anticipated since we first showed the LRX Concept in Detroit in 2008, so we are looking forward to welcoming some enthusiastic new recruits to the team to deliver the Range Rover Evoque to the marketplace," added Michael Straughan, Operations Director at Halewood.
JLR offers an average salary of GBP35,000 per year. Applications for engineer and supervisor jobs can be made by following this link, while those for production operator are being handled by Manpower available on 0191 221 1440.