There are some 450 new bilingual tech jobs heading to Costa Rica after a deal was struck with several companies from the United States by President Luis Guillermo Solís.
Some companies named in the news release by the Costa Rican government include UST Global, Bridgestone, Precision Concepts and Dole. UST Global is a California based IT service company is looking to hire some 100 professionals in categories consisting of .NET Framework developers, business analysts, project managers and software testers. The company is headed by Marco Cervantes who believes that Costa Rica represents a high value location for the information technology industry.
Bridgestone, a well-known and established car company that mostly produces tires, plans to hire 150 professionals to work at their shared-services center. The company is looking for bilingual professionals in areas regarding business administration, industrial engineering, finance and accounting departments, statistics, international trade and economics. The company is based out of Atlanta, Georgia, and established connections with President Solís by way of video conferencing.
Precision Concepts is looking to place some 50 new workers in jobs related to quality management, engineering and production supervision. The company works in medical supply and currently has offices in operation in Costa Rica. It is preferred that any applicants have experience in sigma 6 methodology and statistical programs such as DOE.
Dole also plans to place new employees at its facilities in Costa Rica after conferencing with President Solís. The recognized food company plans to hire an additional 150 new workers in positions such as administration, finance, information technology and accounting to name a few. Dole works with customer in both Latin America and the United States, and to inquire about positions you should send an email to email@example.com.
The President, the Foreign Trade Ministry, the Foreign Ministry and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency will be contacting companies in Chicago, Illinois, and Austin, Texas, over the course of the week to discuss more opportunities among potential investors to bring jobs to Costa Rica, as well.