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Embraer to create 150 new jobs at its Florida facility

Posted on 12 May 2022 and read 865 times
Embraer to create 150 new jobs at its Florida facilityEmbraer, one of the world’s largest aerospace companies, is seeking to fill more than 150 jobs at its Melbourne (Brevard County, Florida) facility; these include assembly technicians, A&P (airframe and/or powerplant) technicians, aircraft painters, quality inspectors, and manufacturing engineers.

Embraer’s Melbourne campus serves as the company’s headquarters for its ‘Executive Jets’ unit, which opened in 2011 and is home to the assembly line for two of the company’s light-jet aircraft: the Phenom 100EV and the Phenom 300E.

Employees also work on the final assembly of the Praetor 500 and Praetor 600. In addition, the 67-acre campus includes a 58,000ft2 Global Customer Centre and Engineering and Technology Centre.

Darrel Stern, Embraer North America’s head of talent acquisition and campus programmes manager, said: “Embraer chose the ‘Space Coast’ due to the area’s highly skilled workforce and because of this, we are lucky to work with extremely talented individuals each day.

“Our company is growing at a remarkable pace, and we are now looking to expand our talent search — not only in Brevard, but throughout the entire state.

“As we experience this growth, this is an opportunity to work for a company that is passionate about stretching the boundaries of what is possible and integrates different cultures into a global environment.”

In 2021, Embraer delivered 93 executive jets and the company ended Q4 2021 with its highest quarter backlog since Q2 2018. Recently, Embraer’s Phenom 300 series—which is assembled in Melbourne—was named the world’s best-selling light jet for the 10th consecutive year and the most delivered twinjet of 2021.