The automotive industry has faced many challenges in the last few years. Not only did they face a stoppage of production during the pandemic, but the sector also experienced structural headwinds. However, the sector is seeing recovery and an uptick in hiring.
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The automotive sector is expected to create more than 65 million jobs in this decade
Auto Sector’s hiring intent: 25% Positive
Hiring in the automotive industry will be seen mainly for sunrise streams such as electric mobility, connected services and software development.
Top skills in demand
Electric Vehicles Design
Biswaroop Mukherjee Head HR - Commercial Vehicle Business Unit-Tata Motors
Head HR - Commercial Vehicle Business Unit
We expect demand for niche roles in analytics such as solution generation (analytics) to come up be in demand shortly.
Biswaroop Mukherjee Head HR - Commercial Vehicle Business Unit Tata Motors
Suresh Sivanandam Group HR Head-TVS Srichakra
Group HR Head, TVS Tyres
Our factories are already undergoing digital transformation. We thus require a certain skill set for these jobs at the shop floor. We expect to continue hiring laterally as well as developing existing employees.
Suresh Sivanandam Group HR Head TVS
Anil Gaur Group Chief People Officer - Uniparts Group
Group Chief People Officer
Hiring needs will change in the coming time, depending on what the environment requires. Currently, we are expecting a high demand for talent who digitally aligned and will enable businesses to work with technologies efficiently
Anil Gaur Group Chief People Officer Uniparts Group
Head HR- Retail, Agri, Retail Risk Business, RBL Bank Ltd.
India Lead - Specialized, Niche & Technology Hiring