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EV push is driving high demand for auto sector jobs

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The EV push spurs demand for auto sector jobs

Auto sector jobs – The Indian white-collar job market has completely shed its Covid blues and turned red hot, so if you’re seeking to shift employment, now might be a good time. 
The JobSpeak Index for the job portal Naukri increased by 38 percent year over year to 2,863 in April 2022, close to a lifetime high. Additionally, a return to the pre-pandemic level appears very likely. With its Employment Index reaching 295 in the same month, rival Monster.com saw the most amount of interaction and employment activity on its portal during the two pandemic years. In March 2020, it was 296.

According to the Decoding Jobs Sectoral Report from digital recruitment platform Taggd, the industries with the largest hiring intentions in 2022 are Internet Businesses, IT/Tech, Automotive, BFSI, and Pharma & Healthcare. “April through June sees a noticeable increase in hiring as compared to last year. Everywhere we look, growth is increasing by roughly 70–80%, with IT/Tech leading the way. However, there will be a normalization, according to Devashish Sharma, the organization’s president and founding member. Because many major players across industries will be using their bench employees, which they have previously hired, he anticipates it to slow down to a 50–60% increase in Q2 and a further 20–25% dip in October–March 2023.

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Sanjay Shetty, Director (Professional Search & Selection and Strategic Accounts) at recruitment agency Randstad India, also names the automotive industry as one to watch because the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles will call for previously uncommon and specialized engineering skills. “(Automotive) businesses are redesigning their entire manufacturing chains, and you need individuals with that kind of experience and background, like GIS mapping skills.” Ravindra Kumar GP, President & CHRO of Tata Motors, adds that the industry is also on the lookout for designers. It’s a fantastic chance for designers to enter the automotive industry today, from the car itself to the interiors to the interface of touchscreens that are coming into cars. 

The country’s automotive industry is evolving into one that is filled with prospects thanks to the push for electric mobility and linked vehicles as well as growing use cases of technology, electrics & electronics as well as design. 
“It might take a few years before India has a fully autonomous vehicle like Google’s. In order to better serve our market, we have modified the global concept of ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric, and Shared cars). According to Ravindra Kumar GP, CHRO, Tata Motors, which is concentrating on both connected vehicles within ICEs as well as EVs, we refer to them as CESS (Connected, Electric, Shared, and Safe vehicles). Because of this, he continues, ADAS is essential.

Safety Technologies

A set of safety-improving technologies for automatic braking, lane change warnings, collision prevention, and adaptive cruise control, among others, are part of an advanced driver assistance system. These technologies are powered by AI & ML. 
The areas of AI, ML, telematics, and EV would see the bulk of the recruiting for white-collar technical jobs. As a result, the majority of the positions will be in the fields of vehicle engineering, telematics engineering, supply chain and logistics analysts, and specialists, according to Yeshwinder Patial, director of human resources at MG Motor India. 
By the end of this year, the automaker intends to increase its 2,000-strong workforce by 600–700 people in both white- and blue-collar positions. As sales increase, Patial believes that there is a distinct need for “more reinforcements” for both the after-sales team of service engineers and for sales managers.