EVera Recruitment hails battery centre milestone

EVera Recruitment, Europe’s leading battery industry recruitment consultancy, has helped Coventry-based UKBIC hire more than 100 first class engineers, technicians and others, it has announced.

UKBIC, the UK’s national battery manufacturing facility, based in Coventry, UK, provides UK battery manufacturing scale-up and skills for the battery sector.

EVera Founder and CEO Steve Doyle said:

“I’m so proud that my team and I have been able to play a pivotal role in boosting the UK’s flourishing battery sector. We have worked in partnership with UKBIC to identify the skills and expertise needed to support the growth of the Centre and the industrialisation of the next generation of batteries for a range of applications, including electric vehicles and Energy Storage Systems.” EVera Recruitment currently has 100’s of vacancies across a whole range of exciting sectors from the automotive manufacturers developing the next generation electric vehicles and the pioneers in hydrogen HGVs to the gigafactories who are gearing up to produce cutting edge batteries and the innovators developing new forms of eMobility. Now is a great time to work in the burgeoning EV sector and potentially realise a decent pay increase in this highly technical and competitive sector”

UKBIC’s Human Resources Director, Damian Pearce, added:

“Since opening last year, we have now grown to more than 120 people. Our partnership with EVera Recruitment, complemented by our own specialist inhouse recruitment work, has seen us recruit from sectors with different transferrable skills. These include automotive, pharmaceutical manufacturing, FMCG, reel to reel manufacturing, printing and high-speed automation. This approach has been essential, in order for us to keep up with customer demand.”

To mark the occasion EVera recruitment presented Damian Pearce and UKBIC Human Resources Manager, Ana Sandu, with a commemorative vintage circuit breaker which has been specially mounted in a glass case.

EVera Recruitment, Europe’s only dedicated battery, electric vehicle and gigafactory recruitment consultancy. Established to provide the talent required for the UK to become a global leader in battery cell manufacturing for the automotive industry, the company currently has hundreds of jobs at all levels for clients across the UK and beyond.

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17th November