Dräxlmaier is "Top Automotive Employer of 2014"

15. November 2013 – Vilsbiburg/Stuttgart, 15. November 2013. – On November 14, the Dräxlmaier Group was recognized for the seventh time in a row as a “Top Automotive Employer” by the Düsseldorf-based Top Employers Institute. This puts Dräxlmaier among the 25 best employers in the German automotive industry.

Again this year, the Dräxlmaier Group can celebrate having the coveted distinction “Top Automotive Employer 2014,” awarded on November 14 in Stuttgart by the Top Employers Institute jury to a total of 25 companies in the German automotive industry. The Top Employers Institute, which has been honoring top employers worldwide since 1991, recognizes companies that place special importance on the personal and professional development of their employees. Projects such as integration processes for new employees, flexible working hour models or team-building events for their separate branches were evaluated.

“We use this opportunity to measure ourselves against other companies and to present ourselves as an attractive employer. Receiving this top automotive employer award again shows us that we are in a strong position in the competition for qualified expert and management staff,” said Frank Heger, manager of personnel marketing and recruiting, during the awards ceremony in Stuttgart.

The award is given based on an employer study by the Top Employers Institute. In this, experienced economic journalists investigate the personnel leadership and strategy on-site at the companies in question.

The top automotive employers are trailblazers in personnel marketing and develop successful strategies whose goal is to attract the experts and leaders of tomorrow and to reinforce personnel loyalty to the company.




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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