Britishvolt has appointed EVera Recruitment as its sole hiring partner.

EVera Recruitment, based in Warwickshire, UK, is a dedicated battery and electric vehicle recruiter and will be carrying out gigaplant employment exclusively for Britishvolt.

“Britishvolt’s mission to build the UK’s first battery gigaplant supplying lithium-ion batteries, requires specialist partners,” said Britishvolt chief governance officer, Martin Reynolds.

“There’s no doubt EVera Recruitment is the ideal partner to find and recruit people with the highly-specialised skills we need now and the ability to evolve to accommodate our future requirements.

“The EVera team has a superb track record in the battery and electrified vehicle industry. We’ll be using all of their knowledge and skills as we grow the Britishvolt business.”

For his part, EVera Recruitment CEO, Steve Doyle added: “Gigaplant recruitment is our specialism and my team have a thorough understanding of the specific, technical and rare skills needed to make battery cells.

“This is going to be an extremely exciting journey for everyone involved and will create many highly skilled jobs in the UK.”

Britishvolt aims to supply the UK’s automotive and energy storage industries with the UK’s first battery gigaplant. Production is due to start in 2023.