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Foxconn is 15,000 workers

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Foxconn plans to hire up to 15,000 workers in Taiwan. Sought not assembly-line workers, but professionals who help him are reported to grow, about his roots as a contract manufacturer for companies like Apple, Wall Street Journal like that.

Fließbandarbeiterinnen in a Chinese Foxconn factory (screenshot: Liu Jiayi, News.com)

Therefore, engineers and skilled workers in areas such as telecommunications, E-Commerce, biotechnology, automation, as well as software and hardware development, are looking for. So far, Foxconn employs according to the business newspaper about 46,000 workers in Taiwan, as well as more than a million in China.

Foxconn was best known for his mega factories in China or the prevailing, much-criticized work circumstances. While Apple most recently to reduce its dependence on Foxconn sought by it from migrating to other contract manufacturer, BlackBerry was reinforced on Foxconn, which is to build two models featured in February - the touchscreen Smartphone Z3 and the keyboard model Q20 -.

In Taiwan, Foxconn currently advertises according to the Wall Street Journal with special services in case of sickness and holiday bonuses. It also provides applicants in Vista, even in its offices in the United States in Indonesia, Japan or China to work.

Foxconn with own product plans had surprised last year - around for a Smartwatch. It has also appeared as Mozilla Firefox-OS partner and announced to set 3000 developer for this project. This February, followed a report that the Taiwanese company replace is with Google's Research Department about robots.

[with material by Lance Whitney, News.com]

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