Airbus hiring 6,000 to prepare for the future of aviation
January 19, 2022 By Helicopters Staff
Airbus announced on Jan. 19 that it intends to start 2022 with a recruitment plan of around 6,000 new hires worldwide across the entire group, noting how the aerospace industry showing signs of strong signs of recovery post-COVID, while also looking to prepare for the future of aviation and implement its roadmap for decarbonization.
“Following this initial wave of recruitment, which will take place worldwide and across all our businesses, the number of external hires will be reassessed before mid-year 2022 and we will adjust our needs accordingly,” said Thierry Baril, Chief Human Resources & Workplace Officer, Airbus. “Not only will we look at acquiring the new skills that Airbus needs in the post-COVID world, but we will also do our utmost to reinforce diversity across the company, fostering a safe and inclusive culture reinforcing Team Airbus to be ready to pioneer sustainable aerospace.”
Airbus explains about a quarter of the planned recruitments will focus on acquiring the new skills to support the company’s long-term projects and ambition, notably in the fields of decarbonization, digital transformation and cyber technology. A third of the total recruitment will be allocated to young graduates.