Renault will reduce its workforce. The French car manufacturer account to delete about 15,000 jobs in the world, 4 of which 600 in France, in the framework of a plan to save 2 billion euros over three years, has learned from several sources-Agence France-Presse on the evening of Thursday, may 28. The project, which must be made public Friday morning, was presented Thursday evening to the union organizations, during a central committee social and economic (CMEF) of the group. It plans to reduce staff " no compulsory redundancies ", through voluntary departures, retirements not replaced and measures of internal mobility or retraining, have shown these sources to Agence France-Presse.
The production capacity of the group at the global level should be reduced from 4 million vehicles now at around 3.3 million, on a basis of two teams (which corresponds to a real production higher potential by adding a third team). In France, a process of "information-consultation" of the staff representatives will begin "in mid-June," according to a source association. A group's board of directors has been convened on Thursday evening. Several sources, the plan of savings of € 2 billion is distributed to approximately " one third production, one third engineering and one third on the cost structure, marketing and network.
End of production at the factory of Flins
On production sites in france, the activity of the factory of Choisy-le-Roi (Val-de-Marne), which employs 260 people in the repair of engines and gear boxes used as parts for reuse, must be transferred to the factory in Flins (Yvelines), about sixty miles away. Has Flins, the car production will cease after the end of the Zoe in a few years.
The executive said in front of the CMEF that there would be " a reflection in view of the creation at Flins of an ecosystem on the circular economy which, would integrate Choisy-le-Roi ", said a source association. The project provides " a strategic review of the system of foundry-cast in France ", regarding the future of the Foundry of Britain in Caudan (Morbihan), said this source. The site employs nearly 400 employees. The plan also announces a reflection "to imagine a project of reconversion to Dieppe at the end of the production of the Alpine 110," added this source.
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