Bataan factories hiring over 1,000

Four companies are hiring more than a thousand workers to support support expansion in the Freeport Area of Bataan, which is emerging as the fashion and design manufacturing hub in the Philippines.

Authority of Freeport Area of Bataan chairman and administrator Deogracias Custodio said the new opportunities reflected the growing industry inside the Freeport in Mariveles town.

Custodio said it was also the result of the agency’s commitment to strengthen strategic sectors and industries that provide greater employment multipliers.

He identified the companies hiring new workers as Mitsumi Philippines Inc., Grand Innovasia Concept Corp., Boast Inc. and Perpetual Prime Manufacturing Inc.

Mitsumi, an electronic products manufacturer and one of the oldest locators in the Freeport, is currently in need of 10 technicians and 150 operators.

AFAB said applicants residing in Mariveles had the advantage in the recruitment process.

Business process outsourcing company Grand Innovasia is looking for five female staff and 200 female online dealers. The company is hiring through Innovasia Manpower Services, Inc.

Vacant positions in Boast Inc. include one industrial engineer supervisor, three IE staff, one finance manager, six injection machine operators and five stitching line leaders.

Boast Inc., a subsidiary of Luenthai Group of Companies, produces safety shoes.

Meanwhile, high-end shoe manufacturer Perpetual Prime is hiring 1,000 production operators through Fully Advance Manpower Solutions Inc. It is also looking for a finance manager, a bookkeeper and an accountant.

AFAB said interested applicants should submit their resumes to the AFAB Labor Center located at the ground floor of the Administration building.

Freeport Area of Bataan, which spans 1,691 hectares, currently has 69 locators, including 33 local companies and 14 Korean firms.

The rest of the locators are from Taiwan, the US, Japan, China, Bahrain, the United Kingdom, Germany and France.

Around 21,756 workers were employed in Freeport Area of Bataan as of April 2015. Mitsumi Philippines alone had over 3,300 workers.

Written by

Othel V. Campos

Manila Standard Today