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Prize-Winning Employer: Voith Stands out in Studies of DEUTSCHLAND TEST and trendence

Heidenheim: The Voith technology group in Heidenheim has been awarded the “Deutschland-Siegel” (German quality seal) in the category “Top Career Opportunities” by Focus and Focus Money. In its study, DEUTSCHLAND TEST, a brand of Focus Money, looked at over 2000 Germany-based companies in 59 industrial sectors. In the category “Engineering Industry” Voith was declared the winner.
The background of the study is that highly qualified employees tend to be increasingly discerning when it comes to choosing an employer. Especially young people look for jobs where they are supported in furthering their career.

Apart from being awarded as a company with “Top Career Opportunities”, Voith was this year also listed among the top 100 companies in the trendence Young Professionals Barometer. As part of its study, trendence Institute has been asking young employees with a maximum professional experience of ten years about their favorite employers and their career plans since 2009. Here, Voith lies in 78th place. In the Engineering Edition of the trendence Graduate Barometer, Voith has been among the most attractive employers for many years and took place 68 in 2016.

The career opportunities at Voith are highly diverse and offer interesting and varied challenges for any employee: In order to keep the know-how of its workforce continuously up-to-date, Voith offers a comprehensive program of internal and external training courses for employees from all hierarchical levels. The specific technical, social and intercultural competencies required for individual jobs are promoted by various training and personnel development measures.

Be it in engineering or in the commercial area, professional success is possible in a number of ways through commitment, suitability and aptitude. The company pays particular attention to the career development and the prospects of young talent. Filling senior position from its own ranks is an inherent component of Voith’s HR policy.

Voith sets standards in the markets for energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials, transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs around 20,000 people, generates €4.3 billion in sales, operates in over 60 countries around the world and is one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.*
*Without the discontinued Group Division Voith Industrial Services


Simone Rampmaier

Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA

Director Corporate and Market Communication EMEA

St. Pöltener Straße 43
89522 Heidenheim


t +49 7321 37-2060