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Intel posts Rio Rancho hiring uptick, seeks to grow workforce

Collin Krabbe
Intel posts Rio Rancho hiring uptick, seeks to grow workforce

Following workforce losses and relatively low hiring numbers in recent years, Intel Rio Rancho saw a large uptick in new workers brought on in 2018. Intel hired 168 new employees at its Rio Rancho plant in 2018, up from just 30 in 2017, according to its annual report submitted to Sandoval County on Wednesday. Intel employs "approximately 1,200" and worked with 1,100 contractors in 2018, according to the report.