Business expansion
Ouest; Bretagne; Ille-et-Vilaine
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 June 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 July 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


The car manufacturer PSA Peugeot-Citroën announced the creation of 350 positions in its plant of La Janais, near Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine) until December 2018.  These new positions have been created as a result of the increase in sales of the car maker's new SUV model 5008. 50 employees will be recruited on permanent temporary contract (CDI intérim) and 10 with a permanent employment contract (CDI). All other will be recruited on short-term contract of over 6 months as it is usual in this industry.  They will be recruited to create a fourth team of workers that will work on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The car manufacturer has already announced the creation of 600 positions in its plant of La Janais in 2017.  

The plant currently employs 2,200 people and 800 temporary workers.

Job creations were recorded within the group PSA in May 2017 (1,000 job creations), in July 2016 (150 job creations and 1,000 job creations). Job cuts within the group PSA were recorded in 2012 (8,000 job cuts), 2013 (800); 2014 (400 in January and 300 in September); 300 in 2015.


  • 21 June 2018: Ouest-France
  • 22 June 2018: L'Usine nouvelle


Eurofound (2018), PSA Peugeot Citroën Rennes, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 94489, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/94489.