The responsible employment agency has now placed a good 700 unemployed people at the Tesla factory in Grünheide near Berlin, which opened in March. This was announced by Jochem Freyer, CEO of the Frankfurt (Oder) Employment Agency, on Friday on request.
There were also job seekers and unsolicited applicants – according to Freyer, there were around 1,200 people in total who were placed with the US electric car manufacturer in Grünheide. The company itself is looking for more employees, including fitters, mechatronics technicians and industrial mechanics, as job advertisements on the Internet show.
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The plant is Tesla boss Elon Musk’s only European factory. The company wants to produce 500,000 electric cars a year there with 12,000 employees. But the production is still under construction.
Musk recently confirmed that 1,000 cars are being built a week. According to dpa information, there should be 5,000 by the first quarter of 2023.