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November 26, 2021updated 29 Jan 2022 8:28am

Industrial automation hiring in beverages hit 2021 high in October – data

By Emil Filipov and Patrick Scott

The proportion of drinks manufacturing and supply companies hiring for industrial automation-related positions rose significantly last month, according to recent research, with almost 82% recruiting for at least one position in the area.

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The figure, which features in GlobalData’s latest analysis, is higher than the near-57% of companies who were looking to fill industrial automation vacancies in October 2020. In the month-prior this year, the number approached 76%.

 

 

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Of all advertised vacancies in the beverage industry in October, 4.4% were linked to industrial automation, a slight lift on the 4.2% proportion in the same month a year ago.

The analysis shows that drinks manufacturing and supply companies are hiring for industrial automation jobs at a rate lower than the average for all companies within GlobalData's job analytics database. The average among all companies last month stood at 5.8%.

 

 

Industrial automation is one of the topics that GlobalData has identified as a key disruptive force facing companies in the coming years. Companies that invest in these areas now are considered better prepared for the future business landscape.

GlobalData's job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of companies worldwide.

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