Business expansion
Bassin Parisien; Bourgogne; Saône-et-Loire
Location of affected unit(s)
Chalon-sur-Saône, Saint-Marcel
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25.30 - Manufacture of steam generators, except central heating hot water boilers

220 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 March 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 April 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


French nuclear group Areva has announced the recruitment for 220 new positions in the department of Saône-et-Loire, including 200 in its sites of Châlon-sur-Saône and Saint-Marcel. The union CFDT welcomes this announcement but highlights that a voluntary departure plan affecting 188 employees is still on-going in the site of Saint-Marcel. Several reorganisation are recorded within the group Areva in the ERM database, with a huge restructuring involving 2,774 job cuts in 2015, two waves of recruitment in 2014 (200 positions) and 2013 (200 positions), 200 job reductions in 2011 and 1,000 job creations in 2011.


  • 23 March 2017: France 3 Région
  • 1 April 2017: Creusot info


Eurofound (2017), Areva NP, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 90625, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90625.