Positions are being created at Porcher in Aerospace & Defense.
Positions are being created at Porcher in Aerospace & Defense.

Porcher Industries, a supplier of technical textiles and thermoplastic composites, has announced an requirement for over 400 new global appointments. The company says that it will aim to fill the majority of the positions in the next two years.

In response to customer demand, and the recent investment of over €50 million to facilitate a five year growth strategy, positions are being created at Porcher on a global level across each of its five business units - Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Sport & Leisure, Building and Industrial - with the initial priority on key roles in Aerospace and Automotive.

The new positions, that are to be based across Europe, US and Asia, include openings in sales, purchasing, supply, finance, management and commercial departments. Technical specialists for R&D and design engineering are also required and for production roles located at the Porcher Industries’ headquarters in Lyon, France.

Over the next five years, the company also plans to add new weaving capacity, develop quality control technology at sites in the US, Europe and China and implement a single business ERP system.

‘Within the last 6 months, we have already made 20 key appointments that are integral to our global growth plans,’ said Andre Genton, CEO, Porcher Industries. ‘We aim to continue this momentum and invite the best technical talents across all skill sets to come and speak with us at Techtextil 2017 or make contact with us.’

This story is reprinted from material from Porcher, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.