EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Location of affected unit(s): Dahlewitz, Oberursel


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.30 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-07-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 800
Planned Job Reductions max: 800
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 15-07-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Other Job Reduction Measures: 800

Additional Information

As announced on 15 July 2020 the UK-based aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce will cut approximately 800 jobs at its sites in Dahlewitz (Brandenburg) and Oberursel (Hesse) due to internal restructuring. In Dahlewitz 550 jobs will be lost while in Oberursel 250 employees will lose their jobs. These cuts are part of Rolls-Royce's international job reduction programme which intends to cut 9,000 of 52,000 jobs worldwide. 

The company has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis and does not expect to recover from this crisis until 2024. Jobs will be cut within the next to year. Management and works council started negotiations on a social plan.