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 such future topics as electric mobility, digitalization and the Smart Factory. 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, document the high attractiveness of AUDI AG as an employer.
High employment: The Audi Group further increased the number of employees at all sites in 2016 and now employs some 88,000 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 in the dual education program.
Top vocational training: Audi increased the number of apprenticeships by around 10 percent in 2016. Roughly 550 young people started their vocational training or a course of dual apprenticeship and higher education in Ingolstadt. The budding skilled workers will support the company on its growth path, in particular with the current model and technology initiative. In 2016, the magazine Focus Money named Audi “Germany’s best training organization” in the categories “Automobile” and “Companies with more than 10,000 employees.”
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 Play Space” child-care concept, which combines all activities relating to child care. This includes for example reserved places in kindergartens near the plant and child-care offers for school holidays or flexible short-term child care.
Lifelong learning: The issue of further education has high priority at Audi. Imparting and transferring knowledge are more important than ever, as the complexity of requirements is constantly rising. The Audi Academy is available to the employees of the Audi Group in all matters of competence development and practice-oriented training and education. The spectrum of subjects ranges from personnel development to personality and behavioral training, as well as courses for technical qualifications and language skills.