Change language to Arabic Change language to Chinese (Simplified) Change language to Dutch Change language to English Change language to French Change language to German Change language to Italian Change language to Japanese Change language to Portuguese Change language to Russian Change language to Spanish

News | 1 min read

Lego to hire 500 Chesterfield employees by year’s end

February 21, 2023

LEGO interior rendering

Toymaker plans to hire 60 production workers by June

The Lego Group plans to hire approximately 500 people for its $1 billion Chesterfield County manufacturing facility by the end of this year, according to the Danish toymaker’s head of talent operations in the Americas, Karra McCormack.

Lego expects to create more than 1,760 jobs over 10 years. The company and Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced the facility in June 2022.

Lego has filled 15 salaried positions for the Chesterfield facility so far and will open more in the next few months, McCormack said. Lego plans to hire 60 hourly production employees for Chesterfield by June.

At the time of the Chesterfield announcement, Lego CEO Niels B. Christiansen said he thought the average annual salary for employees at the facility would be “north of $60,000.”

Read the full story here.