The Group has announced its intention to recruit 480 new employees in France next year.
Having recruited 1,231 people worldwide in 2011, and nearly 1,400 more in 2012, Fives continues on its fast-track path to growth. In this, the Group’s bicentennial year, Fives has already recruited nearly 750 new employees in France, including 330 managers.
Looking forward to 2013, Fives confirms its intention to recruit a further 480 people under open-ended employment contracts in France during the year: 70% of these new staff will be managers.
The Group is particularly keen to recruit sales engineers, design engineers and project management engineers, as well as technicians in maintenance, design and control systems. Videos of existing employees talking about some of the flagship career opportunities offered by Fives can be viewed.
The Group is also committed to maintaining its high level of contractual training opportunities for younger people, with 250 apprenticeships, career development courses and internships planned for 2013.
At December 31, 2011, Fives employed 6,108 people worldwide, including 3,519 in France (i.e. nearly 60% of the total workforce).
Fives is an industrial engineering group born 200 years ago. It designs and manufactures process equipment, production lines and turnkey plants for the world’s largest industrial companies in the aluminum, steel, glass, automotive, logistics, cement and energy sectors, both in emerging and developed countries.
In all these areas, Fives designs breakthrough innovations that anticipate and respond to the needs of its customers in terms of profitability, safety and environmental responsibility.
In 2011, Fives posted sales of €1.27 billion. It currently employs more than 6,100 people in some 30 countries.