Business expansion
Zapadne Slovensko; Nitriansky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

2,800 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 October 2017
Employment effect (start)
2 October 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


The biggest British car maker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), will establish its first plant in Nitra, Slovakia, where it will create about 2,800 new jobs till the end of 2018. It is assumed that the operation of the company will lead to creation of further 22,000 jobs in its supply chain in Slovakia and abroad. On 2 October, the Company started with the recruitment of the first 1,000 employees out of which 800 are production workers. The company aims to hire these 1,000 workers until the end of March 2018. The plant will produce about 150,000 Land Rover Discovery vehicles per year. JLR Slovakia is the fourth car producer in Slovakia (in addition to VW, KIA and PSA) that will further increase the demand for qualified workforce in the automotive industry. The average salary of workers in JLR Slovakia would range from €900 to 1,800 per month.



  • 2 October 2017: Slovak Spectator
  • 2 October 2017: Nitra Dnes24
  • 3 October 2017: Hospodárske noviny


Eurofound (2017), Jaguar Land Rover Slovakia, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 92213, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92213.