Autoneum as Employer 2019-03-06T07:35:52+02:00

Autoneum as Employer

Living a high performance culture

Autoneum is globally leading in acoustic and thermal management for vehicles. The Company operates 55 production facilities and employs around 13 000 people worldwide. Our company stands for innovation and sustainable success. The high performance culture promoted and lived at Autoneum, which, in addition to motivation, is aimed at cohesion and employee satisfaction, contributes significantly to the success story of our company.

Testimonials

«It is this progressive spirit that I particularly appreciate at Autoneum.»
I’m called Ashik and I’ve been working for Autoneum in London, Canada, since 2016. In my position as Quality Engineer I assist our customers with questions about product quality and guarantees. I’m responsible for the planning, coordination and management of new and existing programs and activities that assure quality control and assurance in production and delivery. I work closely on a daily basis with our customers, suppliers and colleagues from program management, product development, production, logistics and sales. As Quality Lead, I offer my employees the support they need to see new challenges as an opportunity and develop further.

It is this progressive spirit that I particularly appreciate at Autoneum as an employer: My career opportunities are actively supported in a number of different ways, enabling me continuously to develop professionally.

Interests:

  • Outdoor activities
  • Traveling
«What I like most is that I can work very independently.»
My name is Marjorie. I have been Controller of Business Group SAMEA (South America, Middle East and Africa) in São Paulo, Brazil, since 2014. My tasks include the entire budget process, cost optimization initiatives and the analysis and consolidation of the financial results of the various locations of our Business Group. So a typical working day requires a great deal of concentration and care when working with figures. What I like most is that I can work very independently and the close collaboration with colleagues from various functions around the world that enables me to gain an overall view of the company.

What I appreciate most about Autoneum as an employer is that everyone pulls together, from the CEO down to the production worker. That all our actions should be geared toward values such as “responsibility” and “continuous improvement” very much ties in with my personal beliefs too.

Interests:

  • Acting, singing and dancing
  • Spending time with my family, friends and dog
«The great teamwork has allowed me to enjoy many personal successes.»
My name is Mario. I have worked as a systems engineer for measurement systems at the Autoneum’s headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland since 2011. My work involves building and calibrating measuring systems according to customer requirements, as well as testing them. I source the necessary electronics and materials for manufacturing, and I also help with installation at the customer’s site and provide training on how to operate the system. Thanks to our good team work, we have achieved a lot together, which has also allowed me to enjoy many personal successes.

Interests:

  • Being on the road with my racing bike
  • Motorcycling
«I’m impressed by the career opportunities for apprentices.»
My name is Songting and I’m completing my technician apprenticeship in Pinghu, one of Autoneum’s Chinese plants. Together with my colleagues I’m responsible for the flawless production of textile lightweight underbodies made of Ultra-Silent. My daily tasks center around operation of the plant, including troubleshooting and equipment maintenance. Among other things, this includes machine calibration and the collection of machine data as well as checking that they are working properly and replacing melt filters and spin packs.

I’m impressed by the career opportunities for apprentices and our targeted support. I learn a lot in the training courses on offer not just about material and equipment but also about successful teamwork. I have also the opportunity to learn English, which enables me to develop at a personal and professional level. I look forward to many successful years at Autoneum.

Interests:

  • Playing basketball
«Every day I learn and grow.»
My name is Debi and I’ve been Environmental, Health & Safety Manager at the plant in Jeffersonville (Indiana), USA; since 2016. I monitor compliance of environmental, health and safety standards at our location and regularly conduct risk analyses. Through various training sessions, I ensure that employees not only act in an environmentally friendly and safe manner, but that they also participate in identifying risks in a timely manner and contribute to corrective actions to avoid them. This guarantees continuous improvement of the EHS management systems.

The working environment at Autoneum constantly offers new challenges in the area of EHS. This drives me to deliver top performance and accomplish successes that I didn’t realize I could achieve! At Autoneum I am continuously enhancing my skills and interests – every day I learn and grow.

Interests:

  • Visiting beaches around the world
  • Baking sweets for family and friends
«Support from the global organization is what real team spirit means to me.»
I am Ashish and I have been working for Autoneum in Chennai, India, since 2017. As General & Business Development Manager, I am responsible for customer relations with vehicle manufacturers in India and Thailand. I ensure that our customers receive the best possible support and products that meet their requirements and am also responsible for new customer business. For example, I make decisions in consultation with the management of Business Group Asia about the product range and price calculation. Moreover, there’s always a contact from the global organization available to answer questions – this is what real team spirit means to me.

I am proud to contribute with my work to making Autoneum a sought-after provider as technology leader among a large number of customers.

Interests:

  • Traveling around my home country of India and discovering its diversity
  • Books about entrepreneurship and spirituality
«I am proud to contribute to our Company’s success.»

I’m Marcus and I’ve been working as a member of the Purchasing department at Autoneum’s North American headquarters in Novi (Michigan) since 2010, now managing all North American Capex requirements for the organization. My job is to review the equipment requirements from an investment point of view. Among other things, I seek competitive proposals based on the technical specifications provided by the Manufacturing department. From here, I negotiate the best possible commercial terms to put Autoneum in an advantageous position from a budget and performance perspective, then making a recommendation of the most suitable supplier(s). I also initiate and implement appropriate measures in terms of maintenance and optimization of our manufacturing facilities for additional cost savings.

As Purchasing Manager at Autoneum, I am proud to contribute to our company’s success every day.

Interests:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Sports and working out
«It is a very multifaceted job.»

My name is Agustín and I’ve been working at Autoneum’s Argentinian plant in Córdoba since 2016. After working in various roles within the company, I am now the project engineer for our customer Renault. I started as an intern in quality management, subsequently worked as a quality engineer and when I was offered my present job after just four months I immediately accepted. It is a very multifaceted job that involves collaborating closely with our French customer and assisting with interesting projects from component development to process production optimization.

Autoneum has enabled me to start an exciting career and I look forward to further grow in my responsibilities and tasks.

Interests:

  • Big car fan
  • Always interested in new places and cultures

Compensation

Remuneration is mainly based on local customary conditions. Centrally defined basic rules guarantee fair treatment. Employees can also participate directly in the company’s financial success through a regional bonus system. The variable component of the remuneration is based on the management level and functions of the employee and reflects the achievement of its influence on company’s success.

Performance Management Process

A strong performance and self-motivation is the prerequisite for career advancement and development at Autoneum. The Performance Management Process (PMP) is key to assure our people are dedicated to Autoneum core values and its culture of performance. PMP measures these criteria, identifies development potential and defines the individual goals in personal exchange between employees and managers in line with the corporate strategy.  Our corporate values play a central role in this process and set the framework for all our actions and decisions.

People development

Employees are the key to a company’s success. Autoneum therefore offers a wide range of local, regional and global programs and activities to impart knowledge and skills, especially for talented young people. These offers complement the practical training and exchange of experience at the workplace and support the individual development paths.

Participants have an opportunity to:

  • Develop competences for cross-cultural and cross-regional cooperation

  • Exchange professional experience on an international level
  • Build up professional connections with senior management
  • Develop a personal network within Autoneum globally

ILP gives our employees a unique chance to learn and grow with Autoneum

At Autoneum, talented young employees receive targeted support. One of the ways in which this is achieved is through the International Learning Program (ILP), a global training and continuing education model that enables particularly talented employees with at least two years of experience within our company to gain their first experience in intercultural cooperation. ILP is based on the approach of project-related, action-oriented learning and is accompanied by an international coaching team.

High Performance Leadership

The High Performance Leadership model was developed with global aspects in mind and especially for managers. This program conveys the values underlying the corporate strategy and the management culture that builds on them. The aim of the program is to strengthen the management culture and develop decision-making skills based on the company’s values and strategy. The program is organised in close cooperation with renowned trainers who are among the best in their field in leadership development worldwide.

Human Resources Worldwide – Contact us!

Autoneum relies on a positive cooperative relationship with local authorities and employee representatives and also works together with students and local universities. This cooperation takes place in various forms such as internships and local initiatives. The best way to contact Autoneum for further information is to get in touch with a nearby Autoneum location (see on the right).

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