Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), the country largest passenger car maker, has started the recruitment process for its production plant situated in Manesar, Haryana. Reportedly, the interview process is carried in Gujarat in order to hire shop-floor workers and technicians, which will fill in the shows at the auto maker’s violent affected plant.
According to sources, Maruti Suzuki has short listed 600 candidates from more than 1,100 applications, which marked their attendance in psychometric and demographic tests in Ahmedabad on January 30. Candidates arrived from several districts of Porbandar, Kheda, Banaskantha, Surendranagar, Junagadh, Dahod and Mehsana. To organise this test, a special a team from Maruti Suzuki came to the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Kubernagar campus, which then started the interview of short listed candidates.
Reportedly, the senior officials of the Directorate of Employment and Training, Gujarat Government, were assisting the operations of auto maker in the recruitment process. Sources revealed that the special team of Maruti Suzuki will conduct interviews of selected candidates for around 3 days. The interview process is being performed in two different panels, which comprises four individuals each. Speaking on this new initiative of the auto maker, a company’s senior official, without revealing his identity, was quoted as saying, “The interview process is being held in two separate rooms for the candidates who were informed well in advance about the process by the company.”
Maruti Suzuki is planning to recruit over hundreds of employees at its Manesar plant in a period of six months, which will facilitate it to utilise the plant’s full production capacity. Earlier, a report came in limelight that the country’s largest auto maker has been facing some serious issues with its labour, which forced it sack its workers, resulting to reduction in the production. Following this, industry experts believe that the auto maker has started this recruitment process to bring back the lost potential at its Manesar plant.