Notably, Production Occupations jobs accounted for a 14% share of the global consumer industry’s robotics-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, up 2% over the prior quarter.
Production Occupations drive robotics-related hiring activity
Production Occupations, with a share of 14%, emerged as the top robotics-related job roles within the consumer industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings rising by 2% quarter-on-quarter. Architecture and Engineering Occupations came in second with a share of 11% in Q3 2023, with new job postings rising by 5% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent robotics roles include Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations with a 10% share in Q3 2023, Management Occupations with a 6% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in consumer industry accounted for 31% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were Procter & Gamble, Campbell Soup, B&G Foods, Chr. Hansen Holding, and Nestle. Together they accounted for a combined share of 31% of all robotics-related new jobs in the consumer industry.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 62.24% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023
The largest share of robotics-related new job postings in the consumer industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 62.24% followed by the UK (4.46%) and France (3.83%). The share represented by the US was 25 percentage points higher than the 37.34% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.
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