EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Germany, India, China


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.1 - Manufacture of general-purpose machinery
Group: Bosch

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-03-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 30-03-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 20000

Additional Information

On Thursday 30 March 2017, the Germany-based engineering and electronics company Bosch announced the plan to create 20,000 new jobs by the end of the year. New hires are planned mainly in the IT and software departments but more jobs will create also in manufacturing. Mechanical engineers and software developers will have particularly good chances.

Job creation is part of a global recruitment programme and Bosch will recruit world wide.  Germany will benefit by around 3,400 new employees, India 3,100 and China 2,500.

Bosch currently employs around 375,000 employees worldwide.