Bosch expands another 1000 jobs

Bosch expands another 1000 jobs

Bosch wants to reduce another 1000 jobs in baden-wurttemberg. The business area automotive steering (steering systems) in schwabisch gmund is affected. "We have to act now to make our competition and thus future-proof again with a profound restructuring," said the chairman of bosch’s area board, christian sobottka, on thursday evening (24. October 2019) with.

Sinking demand

Currently there are 5000 employees at the bosch site in schwabisch gmund. Only last tuesday (22. October) had already announced bosch that, given the falling demand for diesel and gasoline engines in the coming two years, good 1600 workplaces are reduced. Affected jobs in the drive division at the sites in stuttgart-feuerbach and schwieberdingen are. A location agreement from 2017 had already provided in schwabisch gmund already a reduction of hundreds of workplaces until the end of 2022. This degradation should now be extended by another 1000 jobs.

"That’s a challenge for us," said a spokesman for the city. Oberburgermeister richard arnold (cdu) talked to the manager and the works council. He puts on the fact that the location is not fundamentally questioned, but would be re-aligned. "We are going to schwabisch gmund as a tail. Competition and pensionability are further our core targets, "emphasized sobottka. Bosch currently staffed around 410.000 people, of which 140.000 in germany. According to may 2019, the company is about 50.000 workplaces alone from the diesel engine.