Apple placed an ad about 291 jobs in the social network LinkedIn for business contacts in China, wrote on Friday, The Wall Street Journal.
The list of jobs is a program manager for the Environment, which will be responsible for ensuring that “Apple products and technologies for their production are consistent with national and regional requirements for the protection of nature.” Earlier this month, Chinese activist accused Ma Gian main partner Apple – Foxconn – in violation of the rules in relation to the environment. In response, Foxconn said that the conditions of production at the company’s fully meet the state standards.
Also on the list of vacancies is an expert on trade. Apple stronger than the desire to gain a foothold in the Chinese market is not accidental. For example, last month, Apple released a report according to which revenues from sales of smart phones iPhone in the Chinese market in the second quarter of 2013 fell by 14% compared to last year. In addition, compared with the first quarter of this year, revenue fell by 43%. According to research firm Canalys, in the second quarter of 2013, Apple took seventh place in the ranking of the leading manufacturers of smartphones in the country and accounted for only 5% of this market, which is 9% lower than a year earlier.
The list of vacancies is listed as a specialist who will be responsible for the safety of the workplace, and to prevent leakage of information on future projects and products Apple. The publication notes that the Chinese market is especially important for Apple, as it produced the basic number of the iPhones and ipad tablets.
It should be noted that prior to Apple opened up new jobs in Taiwan. The company is looking for employees for the local research team that will be responsible for developing new products. It is known that in September this year, Apple is preparing to launch a partial transfer of the development of the following iPhone models to Taiwan. To this end, the American manufacturer assembles a team of engineers.
A complete list of open positions in Taiwan is as follows: the chief engineer of the package tester reliability of the products, the main developer of the software, AC / DC-engineer and engineer sensory systems.
Perhaps Apple will be a new team to work closely with a major Taiwanese chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which is expected to release processors for smartphones and Apple next generation of tablets .