As an attractive employer, Audi offers its employees a modern work environment, space for innovation and diverse possibilities for individual development with a high level of job security. Audi employees are actively helping to shape future topics such as electric mobility and digitalization. A central pillar of the corporate culture are the Audi leadership principles, which are based on trust and respect. Several recent rankings, such as the surveys carried out by trendence and Universum, testify to Audi’s standing as an attractive employer.
High employment: The Audi Group expanded its workforce at all sites in 2017 and now employs some 91,000 people worldwide, over 61,000 of whom work in Germany. Nearly 44,000 employees work at the Ingolstadt site, of whom roughly 1,800 are apprentices or enrolled on dual-study programs.
Top vocational training: Roughly 550 young people started their vocational training or a dual-study program in Ingolstadt in 2017. The budding skilled workers will support the company on its growth path, in particular with the current model and technology initiative. In 2017, the magazine Focus Money named Audi “Germany’s best training organization” in the category “Automobile.”
Lifelong learning: The issue of training has high priority at Audi. Knowledge dissemination and transfer are more important than ever to get employees fit for the future topics such as digitalization and electric mobility. Audi Akademie is available to the employees of the Audi Group in all matters of competence development and practice-oriented training and education. Topics range from personnel development and leadership and collaborative culture, functional and interdisciplinary training, through to courses for developing intercultural skills.
Time for career and family: Audi takes account of the various life phases of its employees and helps them to balance career and family life. There are more than 200 different working-time models. Employees can work remotely or take a sabbatical. The company is continually expanding the “Audi Spielraum” childcare concept, which combines all activities relating to childcare. This includes for example reserved places in kindergartens near the plant and childcare provision for school holidays or flexible short-term childcare.