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Knorr-Bremse again named “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany”

February 10, 2015 [Knorr-Bremse Group]

Knorr-Bremse has been named “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany 2015”. This is the second consecutive year in which the Top Employers Institute has honored the company’s strong appeal to engineers with this accolade.

  • “Our engineers drive both our innovations and our market success. That’s why we do our utmost to be a first-choice employer for technically outstanding experts and keep them with the company,” commented Dr. Marc Pastowsky, Vice President Corporate Human Resources at Knorr- Bremse.

“As the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems, we set the bar high in terms of the capabilities and motivation of our engineers,” says Dr. Marc Pastowsky, Vice President Corporate Human Resources at Knorr-Bremse. “They are the ones who make the difference in the development, production, and servicing of our sophisticated technical systems. Innovation and top performance are what happens when motivated employees encounter the optimal infrastructure combined with modern and flexible working conditions. We are delighted at this award, because it not only highlights our strengths but also provides valuable indications of where there is still room for improvement.”

The Top Employers Institute certifies employers worldwide who offer attractive working conditions that foster the personal and specialist development of their employees. Or as Dennis Utter, Regional Director Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Poland for the Top Employers Institute puts it: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that Knorr-Bremse provides an outstanding employment environment and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions to performance-management programs that are well thought out and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”