Chon Buri: Essilor Thailand opens job applications with daily wage of 361 baht

Photo courtesy of Sanook

Essilor Optical Laboratory (Thailand) Co., Ltd, located in the Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate, Chon Buri, announced openings for new employees.

The announcement, posted on the Factory News page, describes the job as comfortable, with a good income, excellent benefits, excellent bonuses, and continuous overtime opportunities. The direct application process offers a wage of 361 baht per day, a shift allowance of 115 baht per day, a diligence allowance of 600 baht per month, and an annual diligence allowance of 3,000 baht.

The first applications were handed out on January 4, with the first queue forming at 10 to 11pm on January 3. The first queue for applications today, January 6, had formed at 6pm yesterday, January 5, with many individuals investing 12 hours of their time due to the limited availability of 50 applications per day.

The application period, from January 3 to 7, will see a total of 250 applications handed out at 6am each day. Netizens have been sending their encouragement, wishing all applicants success in their job hunt, reported Sanook.

The move has seen a large number of applicants, with some arriving at the factory as early as the evening before to secure a spot in the queue. The high interest in the job opportunities has been attributed to the company’s reputation for good working conditions, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits.

In related news, Somchai Morakotsriwan, Director-General of the Department of Employment (DLA), revealed that 34 Thai citizens have filed complaints with the Central Employment Registration and Job Seeker Protection Division. The Thai citizens in question said they had been recruited by a group of illegal job hirers claiming to be the owner of a company located in Pathum Thani province.

In other news, In the aftermath of the pandemic, Thai job seekers are demanding more than just a paycheque. Managing Director of Jobs DB (Thailand) Recruitment Company, Duangporn Phrom-on, has unveiled revelations from the expansive Global Talent Survey, a game-changer exploring Southeast Asia’s job market.

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Samantha Rose

Samantha was a successful freelance journalist who worked with international news organisations before joining Thaiger. With a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from London, her global perspective on news and current affairs is influenced by her days in the UK, Singapore, and across Thailand. She now covers general stories related to Thailand.

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