Chrysler Group has a new Web site that simplifies job listings and aids potential employees with the various career opportunities in the company. Chrysler is doing this to stand out in this job market that has grown increasingly more competitive. The revised online jobs portal is chryslercareers.com, which comes with listings of hourly and salaried positions. This is different from its older system where there were different sites for various employment types. Spokesman Mike Palese said that the site was being revamped to offer a strong representation of what Chrysler is.
He said that Chrysler is hopeful that having the one-stop Web site for job openings will expand the number of applicants. He said that for Chrysler to attract more candidates, it will have to reach out to a bigger community of interest. The Web site lists over 350 positions at Chrysler. The U.S. sales grew 30% this year and the company continues to increase its market share while recovering from the industry's sales downturn in 2008-09, when it was compelled to enter a government-led restructuring.
The company revealed plans to hire more people in Ohio at its Toledo Assembly Complex and at its Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit. Chrysler said that it will add 1,100 jobs by the last quarter of 2013 at the Toledo facility to increase the production of the Jeep Wrangler and the Wrangler Unlimited. There will be about 1,100 jobs more at the Jefferson North plant by November as Chrysler gets ready to boost production at the factory that produces the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango.