Hewlett Packard Announces Expansion, Will Hire 120 More Workers for Supply Chain and R&D in Costa Rica

Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) continues its expansion in Costa Rica. On Friday, the company celebrated the grand opening of its new offices located in America Free Zone, where all its 7 floors were remodeled with a total investment of US$11 million.

The company will also be adding 120 new job positions will bring support to the Supply Chain and Research and Development (R&D) processes

Hewlett Packard, with a 15 year history in the country, is looking for professionals from IT Engineering, Industrial and Electric Engineering and Computer Sciences. English proficiency is a must, and other job positions will require a third language skill.

88% of the HP workers in Costa Rica are between 20 and 40 years old, and 4 out of 10 are women.

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Dyalá Jiménez, said: “The services sector shows us a particular dynamism, registering a record in 2017’s exports of US$9.020 million, which is 3.5% higher than 2016. Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a good example of this sector; betting on Costa Rica and its human talent and opening growth possibilities. Throughout these years, HPE has taught us about excellence, sustainability and innovation. I’m sure that we will continue learning from them and being allies in their projects, allowing us to keep growing as a country.”

Meanwhile, the Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications, Luis Adrián Salazar, commented: “We celebrate the opening of HPE’s new offices in Costa Rica. Innovation is part of the company’s DNA and Costa Rica’s human talent is part of that, which allows us to grow in a continuous process of added value co-creation. We believe that the local talent must take advantage of the new digital economy in a very effective way.”

From Costa Rica, HP delivers services in Finances, Supply Chain, R&D, and Point Next. The company has external and internal clients worldwide, such as: USA, Asia, Africa and Europe.

“Costa Rica’s human talent has become a key element for HPE’s strategy. From here, we work in developing new products and services, allowing the company to advance one foot ahead in the sector”, said Antonio Collantes, Site Leader of Hewlett Packard Costa Rica.

 

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