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ZF Steering Systems Poland

ZF Steering Systems Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Bielsko-bialski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Bielsko-Biała


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Group: ZF

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-09-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 07-09-2020
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Global supplier of automotive systems and components, ZF Steering Systems Poland announced that it will create 100 jobs at its Engineering Centre in Bielsko-Biała, Poland. The centre, consisting of 1,400 square metres, is recruiting engineers responsible for the development of applications, systems, programming and design projects.

ZF has 260 production units in 41 countries and employs over 147,700 people worldwide. In Poland, ZF operates in 6 locations (Bielsko-Biała, Czechiwice-Dziedzice, Częstochowa, Gliwice, Łódź and Warsaw) employing over 7,800 people. The Engineering Centre in Bielsko-Biała has been operating since 2015; the unit currently employs 200 specialists and focuses on mechatronic as well as electric power steering systems.

Previous restructuring programmes in recent years: 2017 (150 jobs created), 2016 (180 jobs created), 2019 (200 jobs created) and 2020 (317 jobs cut).