December 11, 2011 – The Eastridge Group of Staffing Companies and its Green Talent Staffing division have been selected to provide staffing services for a San Diego-based solar module manufacturing project led by France-based Soitec, a leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for electronic and energy industries. Eastridge and Green Talent have already started to recruit for Soitec's launch team consisting of at least 40 new positions for its San Diego factory. Positions to be filled include engineering, maintenance and manufacturing leads for the manufacturing facility. “We are thrilled to partner with Soitec on a project that has tremendous potential for the future of clean energy, while providing skilled manufacturing jobs to our region's economy,” said Seth Stein, EVP for Green Talent Staffing. “Candidates interested in opportunities are invited to visit www.greentalentstaffing.com and apply for positions expected to be filled in Q1 and Q2 2012.” The manufacturing facility alone is projected to produce 450 direct jobs and over 1,000 indirect jobs for the county. In addition to partnering with Soitec, Eastridge and Green Talent will recruit for Reflexite Soitec Optical Technology, a joint venture formed with Soitec and Reflexite Energy Solutions, a U.S.-based global supplier of microstructured optics components for the lighting, solar power, instrumentation, and display industries. Founded in 1972, Eastridge is a privately-held staffing enterprise headquartered in San Diego with offices in multiple locations across six states nationwide. Green Talent Staffing serves the needs of the green industry and is invested in delivering the best talent to help innovative companies build a greener future. Industries served include: solar, wind, hydropower, biofuels, transportation, and sustainability.