RLE International to build new state-of-the-art automotive facility in Kansas City
RLE International announced it will establish a new Modification and Engineering Center in Kansas City, creating 85 high-paying jobs. RLE International will provide complex engineering, design, and build solutions for automotive and mobility clients.
RLE International is developing new vehicles with a wide range of customers, assisting them in developing, refining, and testing electric vehicles from initial vision to production. RLE's new facility, a low-volume production Modification Center, will be located within Hunt Midwest's SubTropolis, the world's largest underground business complex. It also provides controlled temperature and humidity levels, in addition to railroad and highway access.
"Our team at RLE International offers an upfront innovation strategy to transform customers' base vehicles to a range of design variants, right from ideation, through design and development, and into low-volume production," said Robert Kokx, President of RLE USA. "With the addition of our Mod Center, we can offer a 'one-stop shop' solution to our clients. We are truly excited to join forces with the talented people Kansas City has to offer and together take on our new possibilities."
New positions at RLE's facility will include Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Engineering Manager, Quality Manager, IT systems engineer, production supervisors, human resource generalists, and more. The 85 new jobs will pay an average annual salary of more than $67,000, well above the county average wage.
"Missouri is a leader in the automotive and mobility sector, and we are thrilled to welcome RLE to Missouri," said Subash Alias, CEO of Missouri Partnership. "They are an innovative company, creating life-changing jobs for Missourians. We look forward to their success and growth in Missouri."