One of the world’s largest semi-conductor manufacturers, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, will utilize Select International’s assessment solutions to help staff new positions for the company’s state-of-the-art, $4.6 billion Fab 8 semiconductor manufacturing facility in Saratoga County, NY. Construction on the Fab 8 project began in 2009 and is expected to create more than 1,200 new jobs when completed in early 2013.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, GLOBALFOUNDRIES will use Select International to support its anticipated hiring efforts for Fab 8. GLOBALFOUNDRIES will partner with Select International to achieve several goals, including:
• identifying high-potential candidates
• providing concise and realistic details about available career openings
• streamlining hiring to ensure a consistent process for job applicants
• reducing cost-per-hire and time-per-hire
GLOBALFOUNDRIES, which currently employs approximately 10,000 people throughout manufacturing facilities in Germany, Singapore and the United States, recognizes the importance of selecting the right people for the right roles.
“We chose Select International based on the company’s extensive track record, and its ability to partner with state and local resources,” said Emily Reilly, Director, Human Resources for Fab 8, GLOBALFOUNDRIES . “We are building Fab 8 to be the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facility in the world, and we believe Select International will help us meet our hiring goals.”
Located at the Luther Forest Technology Campus about a half hour north of Albany, the new GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8 facility will be more than 1.3 million square feet and cost about $4.6 billion, including an estimated $880 million for construction, making it one of the largest construction projects in the U.S.
“This is GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ first plant start-up in the United States,” said Kevin Klinvex, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Select International. “They anticipate hiring more than 1,200 new employees by 2013, so it’s critical that they identify and invest in the best people for this significant project.”
The facility’s official groundbreaking took place in July 2009 and is expected to be fully operational in 2013. Anyone interested in the exciting employment opportunities at GLOBALFOUNDRIES should visit http://jobs.globalfoundries.us.
About Select International
Since its founding nearly two decades ago, Select International’s focus has been developing cutting-edge employee assessments. Select International’s products and solutions help organizations find, hire and retain the best employees at all job levels, from entry-level to executive. The company provides Application Tools, Screening Tools, In-Depth Assessments and Interviewing Tools to large and small companies across all industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, customer service, energy, retail, transportation & logistics, and distribution.
Select International is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, and maintains offices throughout North America and around the globe. For more information on Select International, call 1-800-786-8595 or visit www.selectinternational.com.
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