Dräxlmaier Group among the Top Three Best Recruiters in the Automotive Industry in Germany

23. May 2013 – Vilsbiburg, May 23, 2013. – In the study "Career’s Best Recruiters", conducted throughout Germany, the Dräxlmaier Group took third place in the category of automotive/motor vehicle production. In the overall rankings, the company placed at 31st among the top 500 employers. "We are very proud of this honor", said Recruiting Manager Frank Heger on 13. May 2013, during the festive presentation of the certificate at the Literaturhaus in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The results of the study underscore the great amount of commitment that the Dräxlmaier Group brings to winning new technical and managerial personnel, and increases its attractiveness for applicants.

The largest recruiting study in Germany, now being conducted for the second time, took place from September through December 2012 and looked at the recruiting quality of the top 500 employers in Germany, as determined annually by the nationwide daily newspaper DIE WELT. The study used test calls and unsolicited applications to analyze and evaluate a company's online recruiting presence, online job postings, applicant interaction and applicant feedback, among other aspects. The Dräxlmaier Group was above average in several categories, and eared a ranking of ‘Best’ in applicant interaction. "In this category we rank in first place, above all other companies in the automotive industry," rejoiced Frank Heger.


For the Dräxlmaier Group, this top placing for Career’s Best Recruiter is confirmation that they are going in the right direction with recruiting.  At the same time, the detailed report from the study also showed where things can be even better. One example is the area of social media. The Dräxlmaier Group intends to work on improvement here, as well as maintaining the high professional level of their recruiting activities and remaining a skilled point of contact for potential new associates. The company receives a constant input of around 12,000 applications per year, so that approximately 1,000 applications per month must be handled and answered. For this reason, the award as one of the best recruiters in Germany is both an incentive and an obligation to continue to improve their top recruiting process even more.




The DRÄXLMAIER Group supplies premium automobile manufacturers worldwide with complex wiring harness systems, central electrical and electronic components, exclusive interiors, and storage systems for electric mobility. The combination of core competencies in the interior, electrical, electronic and storage systems areas makes DRÄXLMAIER unique in the industry. The company thereby covers the entire process chain, from the initial idea, through the development and production process, and up to precisely in-sequence delivery of the products to the assembly lines of premium automobile manufacturers. The inventor of the customer-specific wiring harness, the DRÄXLMAIER Group develops pioneering wiring harness technology as well as electrical and electronic components, all directly in-house. These include multi-voltage and high-voltage wiring harness systems, battery management systems, and intelligent power distributors. DRÄXLMAIER is working on the future of emission-free mobility with its solution for low-voltage and high-voltage storage systems. As a market leader for interior systems in premium automobiles, the DRÄXLMAIER Group also supplies premium automobile manufacturers with ambient lighting, center consoles, door panels and instrument panels, as well as complete door and cockpit modules.

The DRÄXLMAIER Group is an international automotive supplier with more than 60  sites in over 20 countries. Founded in Germany in 1958, the company employs about  75,000 employees throughout the world. For the DRÄXLMAIER Group as an owner-managed business, responsible and long-range thinking has always been the basis for economic success. It is therefore a core element of its strategy to design its business and production processes, as well as its products, in a more sustainable manner and in that way to increase the competitiveness of the company on a long-term basis.

In 2019, the DRÄXLMAIER Group generated sales of 4.9 billion euro. Customers of this member of the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers include Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche and Volkswagen, as well as Californian automotive manufacturers.


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