EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Böblingen; Stuttgart; Baden-Württemberg
Location of affected unit(s): Sindelfingen


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-06-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2021
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

As announced on 25 June 2021, the German automotive manufacturer Daimler will be creating 1,000 new jobs at its plant in Sindelfingen. Daimler plans to develop its own operating system to connect its cars. Therefore, Daimler is hiring 3,000 programmers, IT specialists and driving assistance experts worldwide. Of those, 1,000 will be working at the Sindelfingen plant which will be the new central campus for the development of the operating system MB.OS. Management and works’ council agreed to a new bargaining agreement which will give Daimler the opportunity to provide more attractive jobs offers. Recruiting has already started and Daimler hopes to fill all vacancies as soon as possible.  

For a previous resturucturing event, see Daimler2020-DE (reduction of 4,000 jobs).