The Special Benefits of Working at Webasto
When it comes to the development of impressive customized solutions, our love of collaborating is first and foremost. We don’t focus on individual achievement, but rather share success as part of a team. Our trademark is THE spirit of friendly cooperation that can be seen in everything we do. What are the typical characteristics of Webasto colleagues? Openness and transparancy are what WE all have in common. We share our knowledge and experience with colleagues around the globe. Our common goal IS to make our processes and products a little bit better, each and every day. You may also share YOUR SPECIAL talent and skills globally. A big PLUS is that Webasto will support you in all of your efforts with confidence in your abilities and the freedom to act independently.
Webasto at a Glance
- Global market leader for roof and convertible roof systems as well as auxiliary heaters
- One of the world’s 100 largest automotive industry suppliers
- More than 13,000 employees
- Over 50 locations in 47 countries
- Total group revenues of 3.4 billion euros in 2018
- Family owned since 1901
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The Benefits of Working at Webasto
One thing is certain: to achieve great things, you need to be in the right environment. Which is why it is so important for us to offer the underlying conditions that motivate, captivate, and inspire.
- Global market and technology leader
- Attractive and unique products
- Innovative spirit
- Global standards
- Good atmosphere
- Variety of tasks
- Career opportunities
- Room for decision-making
- Intercultural working
- In-House Academy/Specialist Academies
- Childcare services
- Fitness activities (e.g. jogging and yoga)
- E-Learning platform
- Language training
- Health days
- Parking space
- Christmas and Vacation Bonuses
- Employee discounts
- Expert talks
- Flexible working hours
- Tax-Free investment benefits
- Profit sharing
- Length of service bonuses
- Subsidized gym membership
- Company events
- Webasto Foundation
Global market and technology leader
The Webasto Group is one of the 100 largest suppliers to the automotive industry. With our innovative sliding, panoramic, and convertible roof systems, groundbreaking heating, cooling, and battery systems, as well as innovative charging solutions, we constantly create added value for mobility.
Attractive and unique products
Webasto offers benefit for the mobility with its technological top products. In our core business areas, we develop and produce sunroofs, panorama roofs and convertible roofs, as well as Thermosystems for all types of drive systems – in this area we are the market leader. Furthermore, Webasto provides battery systems and charging solutions for electro mobility in its range of products.
As a technology company with a long tradition and huge enthusiasm for innovations, Webasto is repeatedly developing new and impressive products. When shaping the mobility of the future, we think far beyond the next generation of vehicles and set technological standards, even for the megatrends of the future.
The Webasto Group is a global innovative systems partner to almost all automotive manufacturers and is one of the 100 largest suppliers in the industry.
When it comes to the development of impressive customized solutions, our love of collaborating is first and foremost. We don’t focus on individual achievement, but rather share success as part of a team. Our trademark is THE spirit of friendly cooperation that can be seen in everything we do. What are the typical characteristics of Webasto colleagues? Openness and transparency are what WE all have in common. We share our knowledge and experience with colleagues around the globe. Our common goal IS to make our processes and products a little bit better, each and every day. You may also share YOUR SPECIAL talent and skills globally. A big PLUS is that Webasto will support you in all of your efforts with confidence in your abilities and the freedom to act independently.
Variety of tasks
At Webasto we work together across multiple departments in a large and global network. Through this linking of the corporate structure and the project-orientated way of working, we enjoy a variety of interesting topics, thrilling challenges and exciting responsibilities – even beyond your own area.
Do you feel like changing departments or taking on a new challenge in your career? We promote the personal and professional development of our employees through individualized training and integrated career planning. With the help of our talent management and Webasto academy, Webasto supports your personal progress. Thereby we offer leeway for creativity and attractive, global development prospects.
Room for decision-making
Independent and self-determined work is important to us at Webasto. Our employees are heard, appreciated and encouraged as decision-makers. We want to give you the opportunity to help shape technical innovations in the automotive industry from start to finish, because at Webasto you are not only responsible for a single component but are involved in complete modules.
Webasto is represented worldwide at more than 50 locations in 47 countries. We are always networked and work together in global teams. Diversity and cultural diversity are particularly important to us, and our ONE Webasto program promotes just that. Because at Webasto we work together across divisions in a large global network.
In our cafeteria you can choose between a variety of varied meals in the morning and at noon. In this way, you can get to work stronger and more motivated.
In-House Academy/Specialist Academies
In order to always be one step ahead, we qualify our employees with foresight. In this way, we are always up to date to master the challenges of today and tomorrow. This is why we are the market leader. The Webasto Academy is open to all employees as an internal knowledge network and offers more than 700 seminars and 300 e-learnings every year for professional, methodical and personal development. Employees also have the opportunity to become involved as trainers and pass on their knowledge to colleagues.
The compatibility of work and family is very important to us. Depending on the location, we offer our employees a company daycare center or places in a daycare center in the area. In addition, we offer a program for your little ones with various workshops and activities on the school free day of Prayer and Repentance and during the summer holidays.
Fitness activities (e.g. jogging and yoga)
Doing sports together is fun, promotes health and strengthens cohesion. Like all our employees, you can choose from a variety of sports activities such as running, yoga and back therapy training.
Through our internal e-learning platform, we have the opportunity to educate ourselves in different areas and to participate in various digital workshops and trainings. In this way, we always have the current state of knowledge and information and can continue our education flexibly, whenever and wherever we want.
In order for us to be prepared for international cooperation and projects, we offer our employees, who want to improve their business English or want to learn a new language, interesting and diverse language courses such as intercultural trainings, for example Dos and Don’ts.
The health and the well-being of our employees is our top priority. That is why we offer our employees the opportunity to participate at our health days and learn a little bit more about preventive measures to maintain a healthy body.
We provide parking spaces for employees who arrive by their own car. In Stockdorf there is also the option of parking your car in the underground garage.
Christmas and vacation bonuses
Webasto would like to offer its employees a wonderful Christmas and vacation season. That is why our employees receive Christmas and vacation pay so that they can enjoy their free time a little more.
Our employees benefit from numerous cooperations and discounts in areas such as fashion, leisure time, sports and gastronomy.
Our employees benefit from lectures on a wide range of specialist knowledge as well as current research findings from various areas. In this way, they are always up to date with the latest knowledge in various disciplines.
Flexible working hours
Do you need to go to the gym quickly before work or do you need to take care of a family member? Flexible working hours allow our employees to decide for themselves when they start and end their working day. Mobile networking, company laptops and mobile office enable our employees to work independently of time and place.
Tax-Free investment benefits
Our employees benefit from several financial advantages. For example, we offer capital-forming benefits to enable employees to save up a secure savings account.
Depending on how the financial year develops, our employees benefit from a profit-sharing scheme based on results.
Length of service bonuses
Many years of successful cooperation has to be celebrated! Therefore, our employees receive a special thank you from us when they reach milestones in their years of service.
Subsidized gym membership
We want to enable our employees to lead a healthy lifestyle in addition to their work. With the help of Gympass, we can help our employees to be flexible in their choice of sports activities and promote their well-being.
Summer party, Christmas party and other events - this is where our employees come together outside working hours, get to know each other better in a relaxed atmosphere and have the chance to make new contacts.
The Webasto Group is active beyond its corporate borders and promotes and supports charitable projects and organizations worldwide with the help of the Webasto Foundation. Our employees are invited to take an active part in the work of the Webasto Foundation and to get involved socially. The Webasto Foundation regularly organizes donation votings in which social initiatives from all around the world are introduced. By participating in these votings our colleagues can co-determine about the funds the organizations will receive.
However, if our employees want to do more, they can suggest charitable projects for a donation themselves, engage personally by joining Corporate Volunteering activities or donate directly to the Webasto Foundation, e.g. by signing up for our LuckyPenny initiative (only available in Germany).
Always Blazing New Trails, Seizing Opportunities, and Shaping the Future
Webasto has been around since 1901. A lot’s happened since then: we specialized in products for the automotive sector more than 75 years ago, have grown, and have changed our structure. What has always guided us is our courage to innovate and to think ahead, as well as our nose for trends and opportunities. In addition, we have repeatedly shown foresight and identified important issues early on and implemented them together. This has allowed us to generate key ideas for the automotive industry. Today, thousands of Webasto products can be found out on the road and are among the best and most innovative in their field. That makes us proud. At the same time, it drives us to leverage our expertise and team spirit to create future innovations and products. Why not come and join us?
A Passion for Innovation
We are an innovative global system partner to nearly every automotive manufacturer. And we have been very successful in this role, with our products, technologies, and features regularly receiving awards for their design, quality, and reliability. From our point of view, there’s one factor that plays a critical role: our employees’ passion for quality and tinkering with new ideas.
Futher information about Webasto can be found here: https://www.webasto-group.com/de/das-unternehmen/