Skip to comments.Faraday Future announces mass hiring (1,000 jobs in California)
Posted on 09/16/2018 8:25:07 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
HANFORD Faraday Future officials welcomed newly hired employees Tuesday at its Hanford factory and have announced even more hiring efforts.
The announcement comes just in time, as the first pre-production FF 91 luxury electronic vehicle was recently built at the Hanford facility, which is located in Hanford's Industrial Park.
Vince Nguyen, director of human resources and recruiting - product and technology at Faraday Future, said the company has hired around 100 employees to work in the Hanford facility and ultimately hopes to employ around 1,000 people by mid-2019.
Currently, Nguyen said a majority of the new hires have original equipment manufacturer (OEM) backgrounds and the company is looking for talented individuals who have experience in that area, especially locals.
There really are a lot of genuine listings for Hanford on the corporate [website], so its not just a small part, theres significant hiring going on right now, said Matt Davis, senior manager, product communications.
Hanford City Manager Darrel Pyle attended the announcement and spoke with the employees. When he asked the group of about 50 people how many of them had grown up in the Valley, a majority of them raised their hands.
Pyle told them he never would have expected a company like Faraday Future to locate in the Central Valley.
Weve got some big businesses here in the Valley, but I can tell you none of them generate the interest in Hanford that you have, Pyle said. You have not put Hanford on the map, you have put us on the globe.
Pyle said the most exciting aspect is that this is only the first wave of employees to step into this new venture and he cant wait for more people to jump at the opportunity....
(Excerpt) Read more at hanfordsentinel.com ...
I hope qualified people will apply.
For those who have been living under a rock as I apparently have:
Faraday Future is an American start-up technology company focused on the development of intelligent electric vehicles. Faraday Future was established in April 2014 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, in the Harbor Gateway neighborhood, which is adjacent to Carson, California. Since its inception in 2014, the company grew to 1000 employees by January 2016.
But just between you and me, Faraday has been around a long time and never produced much.
The little known EV manufacturer in the US is the Chinese company BYD that has a factory in California that makes electric busses. They are one of the top EV companies in China. Buffet owns 10% of BYD.
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