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Ab InBev is looking for 40 forces to the production line 24 hours to keep it going and spread the vacancies now on bread bags
Leuven beer Brewer Ab InBev has been struggling to get all its job vacancies to fill in for a new production line in the bottling plant to continuously run. Since October, they are seeking 40 new powers, but there is still but half completed. “There are over 3,500 job seekers in Leuven for almost the double of vacancies,” explains employers ' organisation VOKA.

In the Leuven-based brewer AB InBev are currently working in a total of 800 people. As a result of the large increase in demand in the foreign country to beers in Leuven brewed to be - these are exported to more than 100 countries - was recently the brewing capacity is increased. Currently, the capacity of the bottling plant performed. “Next week the testing phase of start for an eleventh production line in the bottling plant. This happens currently with two teams. As soon as we have sufficient people have found will be the third team can be started,” said Soenen. But for now, the brewer is still out another keg taps. “We have first procesoperatoren need of whom we have no great prior knowledge require. However, we will that people be tested for their technical insight. It is also important that they have a passion for beer. In addition, we have technicians with a technical diploma or experience in a technical job. Finally, we look for managers with a university degree.”

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as much as possible, potential powers to achieve, distributes Ab InBev since two weeks the vacancy at 100,000 bread bags with the three requested profiles. “They are divided up in Mechelen and Sint-Truiden because we find that a lot of people from that region in our work”, press officer Laure Stuyck the strategy from the cloths. “People who are interested can mail to They are then contacted by a interimkantoor. The selected profiles are then invited to our jobcafé on Saturday 16 February. There they can get acquainted with the brewery and they will be notified of any further testing.”

According to employers ' organisation VOKA Vlaams-Brabant is the difficult jobinvulling at Ab InBev not an isolated case. “In Flemish Brabant, there are more vacancies than job-seekers. For the 32,000 available jobs, there are some 28,000 job seekers. And it has 84 percent first needed an education to get a job to begin”, explains Steve Vanhorebeek of VOKA. “In Leuven, the difference is even greater because there are over 3,500 job seekers 6,000 jobs. The most obvious solution is that employers provide training on the shop floor.”

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