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Nothing moves without us. Become part of the ElringKlinger success story.

The success of the ElringKlinger Group is a testament to innovative products, exceptional services and future-driven decisions. The most important element of our success, however, is our international workforce of more than 9,000 dedicated men and women. It is their expertise, people skills and commitment that have turned our company into the organization that it is today – a global leader and one of the most profitable automotive suppliers around. Our employees work in flat hierarchies and take on responsibility at a very early stage.
To maintain our track record of excellence, it is essential that we receive fresh impetus and continue to be propelled forward by new ideas. Whether you are a school-goer, student, career entrant or professional with work experience, this is your chance to become part of our success story. Shape your future by joining a global market leader!

 

Why ElringKlinger?

Have you completed your secondary schooling? Are you enrolled in a degree program and looking for a dynamic internship or a topic for your dissertation/thesis? Have you already taken the next step and are currently seeking first-time employment? Or perhaps you are a professional looking to pursue new career opportunities? Regardless of your current career stage, you will probably be asking yourself which employer can offer you the best prospects when it comes to your personal development. How about joining a global player?

Whether you have a background in business or in a technical discipline, ElringKlinger offers extensive career opportunities in a number of areas.
What is more, we foster and acknowledge those with an entrepreneurial spirit. After all, it is precisely this sense of endeavor that helps us stay successful.
We expand our training and development programs continuously as we move forward. Additionally, our various working time models are designed to ensure that you can reconcile your career ambitions with the needs of your family.
ElringKlinger is well aware of its responsibilities towards its employees and the environment. You will notice our commitment in these areas as soon as we welcome you to the ElringKlinger Group as a new team member – if not before.

Global success

ElringKlinger is much more than a hidden champion. In fact, we are a global player and a leader in our field. We have established a presence at 49 sites around the globe. This translates into truly "global" career opportunities for those joining us. Do you feel drawn to a career in the United States? Or have you always wanted to live and work in China? As our company is expanding at an international level, we are eager to attract highly motivated employees around the globe. No matter what your focus – regional, national, pan-European or spanning all borders – ElringKlinger will provide you with every opportunity to develop your career. And, don't forget: our reach is global.

What we can offer you

At ElringKlinger, performance is always rewarded. Apply yourself, and we will acknowledge your commitment. In Germany, depending on the actual location, we offer a monthly salary as well as holiday and Christmas pay. This is based on the applicable collective wage agreements for the metal and electrical engineering industry or on the terms agreed in specific employment contracts. Additionally, the majority of our workforce receives a voluntary bonus in acknowledgement of a strong business performance.

ElringKlinger will also stand by you once you have reached retirement. In Germany, for example, under the Old-Age Provision Act (Altersvermögensgesetz – AvmG) you have the possibility to join various retirement plans. In some cases, we even contribute to the conversion of remuneration components in the context of such schemes. Depending on where you are located, you may also be entitled to an employer-funded company pension.

Financial security and old-age provision are important. We, however, are able to offer you even more. In particular, we place great importance on the aspect of work-life balance. Depending on where you are based, you will be able to choose from a selection of flexible working time models, flexitime schemes and part-time employment programs. We want to give you every opportunity to perform at the highest level. At the same time, however, we realize that everyone needs to unwind. It's about finding the right balance.

You health is of prime concern to us. With this in mind, we have introduced occupational health management at some of our sites. At our corporate headquarters in Dettingen/Erms, for instance, you can buy a health ticket that entitles you to attend various courses, such as cardiovascular training, back exercises, progressive muscle relaxation or Nordic walking. In addition, depending on location, you can join various company sports groups. You will even be given a discount for specific gyms. Our company doctor offers regular vaccinations as protection against flu and other diseases.

Nearly all our company sites include a staff restaurant open during the lunch break. They offer a range of healthy food at fair prices.

ElringKlinger also stands for innovation and creativity. Our policy of Idea Management is aimed at nurturing your creative potential and ensuring that solutions designed to help improve day-to-day operations are implemented accordingly throughout the company. It goes without saying that we will reward you appropriately for your courage to chart new courses. Our employees are encouraged to play an active role when it comes to improving processes and helping to shape our company's fortunes.

Our success is founded on your ideas – HR development at ElringKlinger

ElringKlinger is a corporate think tank and talent hothouse all rolled up in one. We are driven above all by the expertise demonstrated by our employees – and we are keen to acknowledge their contribution. Developing our personnel is of particular importance to us. This begins with annual appraisal meetings as part of which you will draw up a personal development plan together with your supervisor or line manager. The issue of further education is also at the top of our agenda. We can offer you much more than standard training seminars and are committed to addressing your personal strengths and weaknesses.

We demand a high level of expertise but also nurture talent to the same degree.

Targeted HR development – Our high-potential program

Having mastered the first few years as a young professional and tackled challenges head-on, you are now ready to move forward to the next level. Our high-potential program is designed to prepare you for new areas of responsibility by taking a targeted approach. Over the past years it has established itself as a highly successful HR development program within our company.
You will be nominated for this program if your line manager or supervisor is of the opinion that you are equipped with the talent needed to take on a key role in future years. Our top management will subsequently decide on how to proceed.
We place particular importance on the individual development of our employees.
Whether project work, seminars, workshops, informal get-togethers with our Management Board or an open dialog with senior management concerning our corporate strategy and the step-by-step introduction of managerial responsibilities – you can rest assured that you will receive all the preparation needed to thrive in this environment.

Specialist knowledge in your field of expertise is essential, but social skills are equally important. At ElringKlinger, we believe passionately in looking beyond our own company and contributing to the work of non-profit organizations. It is with this in mind that our high-potentials regularly work on projects that take them away from their desks and our production plants. In 2013, for example, they created a "barefoot path" in Dettingen/Erms. 

Focusing on people management – Leadership on the move

Appraisal meetings, principles of leadership, managerial effectiveness and team development – aspects that are of key importance particularly to middle management.
We believe that managers can and should evolve and refine their skills continuously. Therefore, "Leadership on the move" is directed at staff members who have held people management responsibilities over an extended period of time. Our aim is to strengthen our managerial staff in this role. This is achieved by means of highly focused networking across the various ElringKlinger sites and at a management level, in addition to extensive personality training and close, effective dialog. You will take part in workshops, receive feedback from the various trainers, work on case studies and discuss specific issues with other members of the group. Here, too, there is a strong emphasis on strengthening your interpersonal skills.

Advanced training for everyone

Becoming a global leader is a challenging task. Remaining a global leader is just as difficult. Therefore, the issue of advanced education and training is of particular importance to us.
ElringKlinger also offers a number of opportunities for administrative and operational staff to broaden their horizons at a personal and professional level. Full- or part-time study and measures aimed at achieving advanced managerial or technical qualifications – we can offer you an extensive range of training and educational programs tailored to your needs. We are confident that this will motivate you to perform at the highest possible level.

Would you like to find out more about our advanced training and educational programs? Are you a service provider with a range of corporate educational programs that might be of interest to us?Please contact us by e-mail only: det.pe@elringklinger.com

Minimum employee turnover, maximum loyalty

More than 9,000 employees, 49 sites worldwide, around EUR 1.5 billion in sales revenue for 2016. These figures speak for themselves. What is more, the staff turnover rate at ElringKlinger AG is very low indeed. Our employees enjoy working here, fully identify with the company and recognize the career opportunities presented to them by a global player such as ElringKlinger. Many of our employees are now celebrating their 25th or even 40th anniversary at the company. You could be one of them. We look forward to receiving your application.