U.S. electronics company and information technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. on Wednesday announced the upcoming opening of a business services center in Costa Rica. The firm aims to strengthen its growth in Latin America.
Ingram Micro began the recruitment process with the goal of hiring 120 workers for its new operation. Recruiters are looking for professional staff for the company’s finance, purchase, sales, and information systems departments as well as technical personnel for its customer service and services center departments.
Vice President of Global Shared Services Jeff Aldaz said the new Costa Rica center will initially focus on providing services for Ingram Micro’s customers and employees in the U.S., Argentina, Chile and Mexico.
Aldaz believes that Latin America is a key region for the firm and he expects the company can maintain a steady growth in this market. “Our plan is that our Costa Rica operation becomes a foundation to support our growth in the region,” he said.
Foreign Trade Minister Alexander Mora said the company’s announcement is of great pride for the country as it represents more employment opportunities for Costa Rican professionals. “It also strengthens the country’s position as the main provider of corporate services in the region,” he said.
Interested candidates should send their resumes to CR-Recruiting@ingrammicro.com.
Ingram Micro launched operations in Costa Rica in 2013 and currently employs some 400 workers at its mobile phone repair plant located in Santa Ana, west of San José.
Headquartered in Irvine, California it is the world’s largest technology distributor and provider of IT supplies, mobile services and logistics solutions. The company ranks 62nd in the 2015 Fortune 500.