Adecco sources steel workers for Liberty House

Recruitment giant Adecco is helping metal and industrials group Liberty House source 40 new steel workers as it seeks to expand production its Speciality Steels business in South Yorkshire.

The firm acquired the business from Tata at the start of last month. In a statement on Liberty House’s website, it revealed recruitment has started today following the acquisition. The new recruits will mainly work at the firm’s bar mill (a process in steel making products such as bars, pipes and light rails) at Rotherham, which is doubling the number of shifts in order to boost output from 78,000 tonnes to 137,000 tonnes a year.

Some of the new recruits will work at one of the firm’s two electric arc furnaces in Rotherham, which will also be increasing production, while others will be based at the company’s mill and finishing lines in Stocksbridge. The firm is also hiring new apprentices from September.

Recruitment is being handled by Adecco’s Sheffield office.

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