Start your career now at thyssenkrupp Automotive

Efficiency instead of emissions. Electrical steel instead of injectors. If the mobility of tomorrow is what drives you, we can offer you the right challenge. Because we are looking for engineers and IT project managers, mechatronics technicians and fitters, programmers and product managers. You are the ones who will make the mobility of the future possible.

What makes us the top address for your professional future? We are already one of the leading suppliers and engineering partners to the international automotive industry. And no less than nine out of ten premium vehicles are equipped with our components.

We not only build camshafts and cylinder head modules; we also produce rotor shafts for electric motors and supply materials for lightweight vehicles and high-performance electric drives. Our steering systems – such as steer-by-wire – make automated and autonomous driving possible, and our intelligent chassis systems increase passenger comfort.

We don't want to stand still – because if you want to progress, you have to get things moving. Let's explore the future of mobility together! Discover your career opportunities and exciting automotive jobs at #GENERATIONTK! Here you can find our jobs in the automotive industry.

We are Automotive Technology

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Upheaval, transformation, revolution. The automotive industry is currently undergoing radical change. We see challenge as opportunity. Because we have the unique opportunity to completely rethink the automobile and the mobility of the future.

Over 80 percent of our total sales come from products unrelated to the internal combustion engine. So we are ready for change, the future, and new ideas. You too? Then come on – get involved! Because we have room for your ideas, whether in production or administration. We want to become even more innovative, digital and agile. Preferably together with you. To improve our processes and develop the technologies of the future. Regardless of age, origin or gender: What counts for us is the desire to make a difference.

Top employer – What makes thyssenkrupp special

Retirement plan

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There's one thing you won't have to worry about in retirement: Your financial security. With our own pension fund foundation, we offer our employees very good and extra-mandatory coverage in the area of retirement provision.


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The health of our employees is our top priority. Our occupational health and safety management plays a key role here. The focus is on preventive health protection by means of ergonomic workstations, fruit days, WEFit – our in-house fitness center – and other flexible offerings in the area of health and prevention: With a wide range of health services, we ensure that a healthy mind can reside in a healthy body.


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Respectful cooperation with our employees and partners is paramount in everything we do. We are aware of our corporate social responsibility, present ourselves as a fair business partner and support a wide range of sociopolitical initiatives. We also invest heavily in consistent environmental protection measures and resource efficiency. And: At thyssenkrupp Steering we aim to make our production completely climate-neutral by 2024.


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Integrating new employees is a core part of our recruiting and selection process, and experience shows that it takes around three months. The signing of your contract marks the beginning of your career with one of the world's largest corporations, which nevertheless presents itself to you in a very personal way. This means that we will accompany you very intensively from your very first step.

The first steps are most pleasant with a responsible person who introduces you step by step. You will get to know your colleagues and their projects in small rounds of introductions, and you will be provided with working materials. From day one, you will feel the responsibility you are being given.

Part of our comprehensive induction program for new employees is the Welcome Day, which you will attend with other new colleagues. You will be introduced by various experts from different areas and receive helpful input, which will contribute to a successful start in the company. During a tour, you will get to know the company premises and production. At lunch, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and network with your new colleagues.

All this is designed to give you the tools you need for a successful start to your new duties.

We are also happy to support new employees who are relocating to the region.


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We focus on the individual. Anyone who works at thyssenkrupp Automotive Technology should be safe and sound and return home. This is our top priority and we work on ensuring it every day. We want to reduce the number of accidents by systematically eliminating unsafe conditions and actions. Our vision is very clear: "Zero accidents". Our objective is to continuously improve safety, conditions and thus well-being at the workplace.


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We and our employees are diverse. This diversity is reflected in gender, age, origin, religion, ideology, sexual orientation, identity, experience and life models. We value the diversity of our employees and encourage it, because we firmly believe that this makes us more successful. Numerous studies confirm that diverse teams are more successful, innovative, creative and productive. Diversity & inclusion management is an integral part of our HR policy.

Therefore we welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation and identity. We are clearly against discrimination and in favor of integration and tolerance. We have been PROUTEMPLOYER since 2016 and are committed to creating a working environment that is open, tolerant and constructive for all people at thyssenkrupp.

More information on the principles of social responsibility in labor relations in the thyssenkrupp Group can be found in our  Code of Conduct.

Further education

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Your entry is only the first step. We have firmly anchored your advancement in our personnel development guidelines. Both on and off the job, our teams, as well as each employee, receive individual interdisciplinary development.

Our training focuses: Quality management, management development and the promotion of intercultural understanding. But technical training and seminars on occupational safety, health management and environmental protection are also in demand - and not just among engineers.

In addition, we invest indirectly in the know-how of our employees: We promote the acquisition of further qualifications, for example through part-time study models. In addition, the principle of job rotation gives specialized employees the opportunity to discover new areas and locations and thus unimagined potential in themselves.

Work Life Balance

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A buzzword that is often a requirement – but the individual balance depends on the personal circumstances and preferences of each individual. There are as many lifestyles as there are people at thyssenkrupp Steering. We design a working environment that gives our employees the freedom to strike the right balance between their private and professional lives. We offer flexible working time such as flexitime or home office days, as well as part-time employment models, because we know friends and family are a valuable part of our employees' lives.

Hybrid working

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People don't just have different personalities. They also have different needs and ideas. That's why we offer a hybrid working environment that enables mobile, flexible and home office work without sacrificing personal contact and social interaction.

Dealing with Corona

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thyssenkrupp fully supports the measures taken by the national and regional authorities. As a rule, we expressly ask all employees working in administrative areas to take advantage of the wide range of home office options offered by our corporate group and to work from home.

We offer COVID vaccinations through our local company doctors at many locations. The offer is voluntary and is extended to local employees.

Showtime: These are our Automotive Technology Business Units

Our five business units focus on the production and assembly of high-performance components for the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. Our digital service carValoo is a cloud-based IoT platform that collects data in the vehicle and converts it into value-adding information. Dive into the world of the business units and get an idea of what we offer at thyssenkrupp Automotive Technology.

Our Automotive Technology portfolio film

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Automotive Technology – worldwide!

We are represented in 15 countries with over 40 locations worldwide. Our technologies and our international reach make us one of the leading suppliers and engineering partners to the international automotive industry.

You can find our locations here.