Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Bucuresti, Ploiesti
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.11 - Manufacture of electric motors, generators and transformers

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
6 April 2016
Employment effect (start)
6 April 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


GE Energy Services CEE, the regional subsidiary of General Electric (GE), is to hire 200 new people at its plants in Ploiesti and Bucharest in 2016. The new employees will be engineers and specialists in software, system services or design. According to the company CEO Cristian Colteanu, the need for engineers is driven by GE becoming a digital industrial company.

An official of GE Energy Services CEE mentioned that they will be in the majority, engineers and specialists in the area of software, system services or design areas.

Following the recent merger with Alstom, the total workforce in Romania increased to 900.  The company owns an oil well factory near Ploiesti and a plant of components for aircraft engines in Bucharest called Unison Engine Components.


  • 6 April 2016: capital.ro
  • 7 April 2016: Ziarul Financiar


Eurofound (2016), GE Energy Services CEE, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 86949, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86949.