EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Bremen
Location of affected unit(s): Bremen


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 270
Group: Bosch

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-11-2019
Planned Job Reductions min: 240
Planned Job Reductions max: 240
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2020

Additional Information

German car supplier Bosch will relocate its manufacturing of steering systems from Bremen to Hungary, which will cut 240 manufacturing jobs in Germany. The development unit of the plant, which has approximately 30 employees, shall stay in Bremen.

 The initial plans were announced in October 2019, but according to the management, the relocation will take place in 2020. In late November 2019 management told the press that the timeline of the closure and the modalities of the job cuts will be further negotiated with the works council.