The Canadian automotive industry experienced a 13% rise in new job postings in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by AutoCanada with 339 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of automotive company job postings. GlobalData’s Automotive: Hiring Trends & Signals Q1 2024 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the automotive industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 10% share of the Canadian automotive industry new job postings in Q1 2024, up by 1% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive automotive industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 10% of the total new job postings in Q1 2024 and were down by 16% year-on-year. Second highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which accounted for 8% and drop by 31% year-on-year, and third highest were Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, which were 42% of the new job postings and 50% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in automotive industry accounted for 42% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by AutoCanada with 339, followed by Canadian Tire with 230, while the highest increase was at Magna International at 6%.

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This content was updated on 28 April 2024

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