Bentley to take on 113 new recruits as part of its biggest-ever intake of trainees

Bentley Motors is to take on 113 new recruits next year as part of the company’s biggest-ever intake of trainees.

A phased recruitment drive will see the new hires beginning their careers at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, working across all sectors of the business.

The future talent will consist of apprentices, undergraduates and graduates while the successful individuals will take up positions in departments such as lean manufacturing, marketing and communications, systems and electrical engineering and business management.

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Bentley also confirmed that around 20% of the intake will be in digital skills such as software engineering and data science.

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Karen Lange, member of the board for human resources, said: “The automotive industry is going through unprecedented change – we are transforming and so are those around us.

“That’s why we are committed to continuing our focus on our early careers intake and developing the future talent that will help transform our future skills requirements.

“These colleagues will play a key role as we evolve our entire operations to lead sustainable luxury mobility into the future.”

Business Live – West Midlands