In the present scenario, Pune is outnumbered with different industries like IT and automobile.These sectors have generated a high number of engineering jobs in Pune. Furthermore, for over 50 years, it is known as the single largest hub for German companies with the presence of over 220 German brands. Thus, the city welcomes not only Indian business elites, but it is also the home of foreign conglomerates. The rapid development has triggered the number of engineering jobs in Pune.
Types of engineering jobs in Pune
In the last few years, the large number of engineering, electronics and electrical companies have set up their offices in the city. Also, the industrial township of Pimpri Chinchwad, which is adjacent to Pune, is dotted with more than 6000 manufacturing units. Pune has surpassed Bangalore as the major hub for product development and high end engineering designing.
In the past few years, a lot of companies have opened their research & development centers in Pune. Nasdaq-listed product company PTC's R&D center is established in the city and it is contributing a lot towards the core product development.Similarly, software firm Pitney Bowes has also opened its second R&D center in Pune. Then global manufacturing & technology company Emerson has formed its export engineering center in the city for software design. There are other companies like Allscripts, Faurecia, Tomtom, Fiat and Fairchild Semiconductor who have also moved to the city recently. Due to the existence of engineering giants, there has been a rise in the numberof engineering jobs in Pune. There are various automobile manufacturing units and component suppliers in the city and therefore, Pune is also called the ‘Detroit of India'.
On the industrial side, the progress started with the setting up of Kirloskar Oil Engines, Tata Motors and Bajaj Auto in the 1950s and 1960s. The industrial growth started when more units were established, including Forbes Marshall, Finolex Cables and Force Motors, amongst others, in the erstwhile two-lane Boombay-Poona Road. The existence of the auto industry triggered the growth of auto ancillaries also. The city has a bustling auto components industry, varying from micro, small & medium units to Bharat Forge, the largest forging company in the world.