Dulsco HR reports call for talent in manufacturing

The human resource and environmental strategy firm reported that 33% of all enquiries over the last month were made by UAE-based manufacturing units.

S.Balakumar, Managing Director of Dulsco.
S.Balakumar, Managing Director of Dulsco.

The UAE's manufacturing sector is poised for growth as demand for talent grows, according to Dulsco HR Solutions.

In the last month alone, 33% of all enquiries received by Dulsco - a regional human resource and environmental strategy company - were from manufacturing units and projects in the UAE. 

The firm also reported that 14% of all resumes received hailed from mechanical, engineering, projects and manufacturing backgrounds.

Commenting on the development, S.Balakumar, managing director of Dulsco, said: “The Dulsco HR team has witnessed a 13% increase in job applications received in Q2 compared to Q1 which shows positive outlook from prospective candidates, especially engineering positions as their demand continues to soar high. Given the huge potential growth in the manufacturing sector, the manpower requirement in this sector is only going to increase.”

“To see the rapid developments in the manufacturing sector is good news and the government has played a key role in it. We, as a company, have been supplying manpower to practically all key sectors, including manufacturing and now we are confident that we will make further inroads into this sector,” added Balakumar.

The development of the nation’s free zones has been credited as one of the key factors driving the growth of UAE’s manufacturing sector. In particular, 20% of Jebel Ali Free Zone is focused on manufacturing, which includes light engineering and final stage assembly.

Similarly, Dubai Industrial City focuses on six industrial sectors. These comprise of machinery and mechanical equipment, transport equipment and parts, base metals, chemicals, food and beverages, and mineral products.

“With the success story of the Expo 2020 win, the region is poised to see many more job recruitments in the manufacturing sector. The right kind of manpower is required for managing Expo 2020 which in the next five years will bolster the economic growth of Dubai and UAE in turn,” comments Balakumar.

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