This group, which was founded in 1863 and controlled by the family Daher, account 10000 employees worldwide, including nearly 8000 in France.
The shock wave of the crisis of the coronavirus continues to be felt in the aviation sector : the equipment manufacturer Daher has announced on Thursday that it planned to delete up to 1 300 posts of CDI in the framework of a restructuring plan. These deletions were announced at an economic and social committee-launching of the negotiations on the backup plan of employment (PSE). They will be added to the non-renewal of the vast majority of the 1,400 contracts of temporary workers that had business before the crisis.
The group, which was founded in 1863 and controlled by the family Daher (87,5% of the share capital and 12.5% for Bpifrance), a total of 10 000 employees worldwide, including nearly 8000 in France. With the shutdown of the airline, which will take several years to climb back up the slope, and the effect will cascade on the production rates of aircraft, the impact of the epidemic Covid-19 is brutal to the oem : 60% of its business is dependent on the different branches of the Airbus.
public funding to preserve jobs ?
His activity aircraft manufacturer is also affected, Daher not assuming that about 40 deliveries of its single-engine TBM by 2020, up from 48 last year. If the group has secured his cash by benefiting in particular from a loan guaranteed by the State of 170 million euros, it is confronted with an "excess production capacity" likely to continue. "Tomorrow, we will begin to fight with the Americans, with the Chinese low cost of labor, so it will have to be competitive", he pleaded.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
The negotiation process that is undertaken on the PES concerned the removal of a "global workforce of 1,300 full-time equivalent (FTE) potential", explains Didier Kayat. If "the minimum of this PES" is from "500 to 600 jobs," the group is hoping to save a maximum of "700 to 800" remaining positions thanks to the measures of State support, particularly through its plan of support to the aviation sector.
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research and development programs, that it was intended to refer by way of savings, could benefit from public funds, thus preserving jobs and innovation, as for example the aircraft demonstrator hybrid propulsion EcoPulse, developed with Airbus and Safran. Daher also hope to take advantage of any anticipated purchases by the army Air force aircraft of bonds to replace some of its 27 TBM.
A buyer for a French factory ?
It relies primarily on the device activity long-term partial (APLD) announced on Wednesday by the president and Emmanuel Macron. "We should go and look here a few of the hundreds of jobs that one could maintain, because it is the skills that are being preserved, it will be less expensive to the State to have people in part-time workers that people in unemployment and it will be less dramas of social for the people concerned," hopes Didier Kayat.
The group, which has already cut 400 jobs in the United States, Mexico, and Morocco, and also aims to be "opt out" and seek a buyer for one of its factories in france, that of Saint-Julien-de-Chédon (Loir-et-Cher). This site, which employs 300 people, is specialized in composite materials.
"We're going to hire a firm specializing in the recovery of industrial sites to sustain the industrial activity in the county and limit the impact on employment", explained Didier Kayat, who is said to have "already had a trademark interest from oems".