EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): Cluj, Blaj, Jucu


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Group: Bosch

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-05-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 26-05-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 840

Additional Information

German en­gi­neer­ing and elec­tron­ics company Bosch is to hire 500 people at the Cluj and Blaj plants. The group intends to invest 40 milllion Euro in these plants. Bosch Romania produces electronic control units for driving assistance, safety components and systems for automotive and power management. Recently new projects on mobility solutions have been introduced at the Jucu and Blaj plants. The Cluj plant will focus on connectivity and industry 4.0 solutions.

In Romania, Bosch Service Solutions has 3,200 employees in Cluj (Cluj County), Blaj (Alba County) and Timisoara (Timis County).

Bosch is a German group which has been operating in Romania since 2000.

Update, 14 June 2016: German group Bosch is to hire 340 people at car component man­u­fac­tur­ing plant plant  in Jucu, Cluj County, north-western Romania.  Up to 100 positions are for operating tech­ni­cians and some 110 are for ad­min­is­tra­tive clerks, but there are also jobs for pro­duc­tion and au­toma­tion engineers, pro­gram­mers, division managers and elec­tri­cians. According to media reports, the Jucu plant has tripled its production capacity since its opening in May 2014.