Staffordshire-based JCB has announced plans to recruit 350 new agency employees at seven of its UK factories to meet rising global demand for its products.
In the Midlands, positions will be available at JCB’s World HQ in Rocester, JCB Earthmovers in Cheadle, CB Cab Systems in Rugeley and JCB Power Systems in Derbyshire.
The jobs include welders, machinists, paint sprayers, fabricators, assemblers and forklift truck drivers.
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