EDAG Engineering GmbH received the "Top Employer" award for outstanding human resource management in Düsseldorf on 12th February 2019. For the twelfth time in a row, the independent jury of the Top Employers Institute testified to the outstanding working conditions offered by the Wiesbaden-based engineering service pro-vider, and recognised its employee orientation. EDAG once again received "Top Em-ployer" award in the category "Engineers" in this year's competition.
"An excellent result, and one we are delighted with. This new award is a visible recogni-tion of our continuous work and our excellence in human resource management. The permanent investment, for instance in further education, career or mentoring programs through to occupational health management, is extremely important for us to maintain the high level of attractiveness as an employer. For potential applicants, but especially for our employees," says Holger Merz, the COO of the EDAG Group.
A total of 152 companies throughout Germany participated in the Top Employer compe-tition this year – including 19 certified participants in the category "Engineers". The competing companies are put through a uniform validation process. Talent strategy, apprenticeships, training, development and corporate culture of the participating com-panies are all assessed.
"We know that the lived work culture and learning and training opportunities in compa-nies are what counts in today's job market. We meet this demand with varied training programmes and numerous employee offers that are tailored to our target groups. We also regard the strong commitment in training as an important part of our successful personnel work. The annual objective assessment of our programmes is therefore es-pecially valuable for us," says Birthe Kristin Kuhlenbeck, Head of Recruiting.
The EDAG Group continues its growth strategy, and is always on the lookout for the best employees - particularly for the future-oriented automotive ideas in the fields of electrics/electronics, digitisation, alternative drive systems and software/app develop-ment.
As an engineering partner for complete vehicles and production plants, EDAG offers engineers a wealth of prospects for their professional and personal development. The combination of numerous well-known customers and international locations makes EDAG one of the most attractive employers in the automotive sector for both career starters and people with experience.
EDAG is an independent engineering service provider working for the global automotive industry. The company has a global network of some 60 branches at the world's major automobile centres to serve leading national and interna-tional vehicle manufacturers and technologically discerning automotive suppliers.
In addition, EDAG also offers engineering services in the vehicle engineering, electrics/electronics and production solutions segments. This extensive competence enables EDAG to provide its customers with all-round support, from the original idea to design, through to product development, prototype construction and even turn-key production systems. As an innova-tive technological leader, the company also has competence centres for ground-breaking future technologies for the automotive industry: lightweight design, eMobility, car IT, integral safety and new production technologies.
In 2017, the company achieved a sales volume of € 717 million and an adjusted EBIT of € 32.6 million. On 31st De-cember, 2017, EDAG employed a workforce of 8,404 (including apprentices) in 19 countries.
About the Top Employers Institute
The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their employees, thus ensuring that they can constantly develop their professional and personal skills. The certification company, previ-ously known as the CRF Institute, has recognised Top Employers around the world sice 1991.
The methods applied in all Top Employers certification programmes are objective and based on facts.1. Working in a secure online environment, the companies' officers fill out the Top Employers HR Best Practices Questionnaire, which was developed by leading international HR experts. This covers up to 585 individual criteria relating to HR work; depending on the criterion, it is also possible to enter the extent to which the offers are anchored in a compa-ny's own guidelines, and how the use and success of the offers are recorded and evaluated.
2. Following transmission of the fully completed and documented Top Employers HR Best Practices Questionnaire, the Top Employers Institute carries out a wide variety of precisely defined validation and auditing steps. Some of these steps are undertaken on site. Certain of the steps are carried out by an external auditing company.
The lists of all currently certified Top Employers can be found online on
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