Event | 04 October 2016

Paris Motor Show: Renault is hiring

Renault Recruitment Day, Thursday 6 October Early 2016, Renault announced it would be hiring a thousand people on permanent employment contracts and offering a thousand apprenticeship and work-study contracts. On Thursday 6 October, the Renault stand at the Paris Motor Show is spotlighting this major recruitment drive, and applicants are warmly invited to come and talk with the recruitment managers who’ll be on hand throughout the day. Renault’s recruitment chief, Valérie Bourassin, talks to us about the content of Renault Recruitment Day at the Paris Motor Show.
by Caroline De Beaumont


What exactly is involved in Renault’s recruitment spotlight at the Paris Motor Show?

On Thursday 6 October, the Renault stand at the Paris Motor Show is putting the focus on personnel recruitment.

Recruitment managers will be there to talk with applicants interesting in joining Renault, answering their questions and informing them on career openings and on the challenges the automotive industry will be taking up in the years to come.

Applicants will be offered personalized career guidance, full information on the vacancies open with Renault, and in-depth analysis of career trajectories and advancement prospects.

There are openings in all functions: purchasing, manufacturing, sales, finance, engineering, IT, etc. Applicants will be able to view vacancies and submit their applications directly at the Renault stand.


On Wednesday 5 and Wednesday 12 October: Sportlight on technology careers


The Renault stand at the Paris Motor Show will also be spotlighting technology careers with Renault (in engineering and IT) , applicants are invited to come and talk with Groupe Renault engineering and recruitment specialists on the emerging challenges facing the automotive industry today.

When Renault announced it would be hiring a thousand people on permanent contracts and offering a thousand apprenticeship or work-study contracts in 2016, across all company functions, what kinds of profiles and skills were in mind?

As we mentioned, the recruitment drive extends to all company functions: HR, engineering, IS/IT, purchasing, manufacturing, sales, etc., and covers a broad jobs spectrum within each function. In manufacturing, for example, we’re looking for operators, maintenance technicians, system controllers and team leaders.

To keep pace with the major technology changes under way in automotive development —connected cars, autonomous cars, extensively embedded digital systems, etc.— we’re looking for fresh talent: people strongly motivated by the quest for innovation and eager to work in an exciting international environment. Then new opportunities also abound in response to shifts in automotive usage practices and the unstoppable development of alternative energies.


What kind of career prospects does Renault offer?

Renault offers wide-open career opportunities in an international environment, largely expanded by our close cooperation with Nissan. And throughout their careers, Renault employees are actively encouraged to develop new skills, through wide-reaching training and career plan programmes.

Some Renault functions, including finance and sales, offer graduate programmes for new recruits just out of college. The programme will start with operational posts that give the newcomer first-hand experience of grassroots reality, followed by posts in a more strategic dimension higher up the organizational ladder. In our production facilities, for example, a young engineer will typically be put in an operational post for two years, followed by a supervisory position at the head of a team of operators, followed two years later by a position in process or supply-chain engineering, with a more global dimension.


How can applicants find out about vacancies with Renault and submit their applications?

How to apply for a career with Renault:
Hand in your résumé directly at the Renault stand at the Paris Motor Show.
View Renault vacancies online all year round: click on "Career"


You can also keep up with what’s happening at Renault on our social network pages: LinkedIn, Facebook, Job Teaser.
You can either apply in response to a specific vacancy, or just submit your résumé.

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