Fisher & Paykel Healthcare on hiring spree

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 01 Jul 2020

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Not only is Fisher & Paykel Healthcare now the biggest company on New Zealand stock market but it is one of the few that is hiring. Since January, F&P Healthcare has hired some 600 additional direct manufacturing staff locally, and at least 518 in Mexico. And there’s more to come. “We first started ramping up our manufacturing in February and our current plan is to keep ramping up until the end of the year. There will be steady hiring right through to the end of the year on that plan. Both here and in Mexico,” managing director Lewis G...
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