18-Mar-2010 Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant
JSC “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant” (U-UAP) incorporated into Russian helicopter industry holding company headed by JSC “Russian Helicopters” announced a new recruitment of skilled technicians for working in the company. The plant opened vacancies for a whole group of trades: assembling fitters-and-riveters, millers, machinists, aircraft technicians. U-UAP anticipates engaging experienced workers and young employees having acquired working trades. Altogether it is expected to employ a few hundred people throughout this year.
A recruitment of regular labor force is caused by the production necessity. U-UAP plans a further increase of production capacities within the scope of company development program authorized by the management company JSC “Russian Helicopters”.
Economic performance of the plant enhances annually. Thus in 2009 production capacity increased for 20%. The major task facing the plant in 2010 is an increase in the scope of aircraft deliveries for 25% more. Up-to-date the company has a full backlog of orders for 2010 and there have been already signed a number of contracts for delivery of helicopters in 2011. Implementation of the production schedule to the fullest extent demands recruitment of additional working staff.
An increase in the scope of deliveries and at the same time in economic performance of the plant is connected with a high demand in Mi-171 helicopters in the world market. This helicopter produced by U-UAP is successfully operated in 30 countries around the world. A number of foreign nations operating these helicopters is growing annually. High performance, reliability, operational simplicity and a favorable price became a recipe for success of Mi-171 helicopter in the world market.
Based on the development strategy of JSC “Russian Helicopters”, JSC “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant” will be one of three large-scale companies for rotorcrafts final assembly (all in all the holding incorporates 13 plants and companies) following the restructuring of the helicopter industry. In 2013 it is intended to locate a production of Mi-171M helicopter at U-UAP that in the long term should succeed M-8/17 type of helicopters. The plant will also produce in quantities a challenging high-speed helicopter; it is now in the progress of development by design offices incorporated in the holding JSC “Russian Helicopters”.
In order to solve these tasks the company launches a large-scale program of technical upgrading. The plant purchases and commissions a new generation production facilities, enabling to improve output quality, cut production expenses and to master an independent manufacture of some aggregates.