Careers in Germany
Aptiv has a long history in Germany, with predecessor companies established as early as 1874. Today, 2,500 employees work at eight sites across the country. Our teams in Germany collaborate with colleagues worldwide, developing state-of-the-art systems for advanced safety, vehicle connectivity, infotainment, connection systems, and power and data distribution. Our customers include all major German and European vehicle OEMs.
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Technical Center Wuppertal
Technical Center Wiehl
Technical Center Munich
Our Production Sites
Our Wuppertal Technical Center is the European headquarters for all Aptiv segments and is located in the heart of one of Europe’s most important industrial regions. The Wuppertal Technical Center dates back to the foundation of Reinshagen und Hüttenhoff in 1874 and is home to almost 1,000 professionals, including engineers, technicians and managers.
Wuppertal is spearheading the Smart Vehicle Architecture™ vision. Our engineers develop holistic systems for the vehicles of today and tomorrow, including the development of controllers for autonomous driving, sensors such as cameras and radars, as well as charging systems and technologies for power and data distribution.
Our team is engaged in international, publicly funded research projects for automated driving and e-mobility, in partnership with the Universities of North Rhine-Westphalia, to develop advanced technologies for sustainable mobility.
Relocating to Wuppertal? Learn how Aptiv makes the transition easier through the Workstadt program.
Technical Center Wiehl-Bomig is a global development center where we develop advanced products and solutions for active safety and autonomous driving. This includes sophisticated multi-domain controllers for next-generation vehicle platforms.
Our team of 300 employees from 14 nations is actively shaping the future of mobility and making automated driving a reality.
Our technical center in Unterschleissheim near Munich is the newest among our German technical centers. Founded in 2018, it is located directly on the BMW Autonomous Driving Campus, together with other technical companies at the forefront of automated driving and active safety features.
Our 85 employees work in close collaboration with the customer on projects in the areas of perception, automated driving and safety hardware. A focus of the work is customized software and system development, integration, validation and testing.
Besides engineering, Technical Center Munich is also home to program and project management teams and our local team of account managers.
In addition to our technical centers and customer service centers, we have four plants in Germany with a total of 1,050 employees. Our plants each have a rich history and play an important role in Aptiv’s global production network. Our plants in Wuppertal, Neumarkt and Nuremberg all belong to our Signal & Power Solutions business segment. Our plant in Engelskirchen-Osberghausen belongs to our Advanced Safety & User Experience segment.
Our Wuppertal plant, with its 80 employees, specializes in 2K injection molding and in the production of silicon connectors and sealings for cable management. In addition, the plant houses a tool shop, a prototype shop and a method lab.
The Neumarkt and Nuremberg plants together have 670 employees and are a competence center for precision-stamping products, especially terminals and housings for vehicle electronics. In addition to the production facilities, our plants also have departments for tooling and for product development.
Our plant in Engelskirchen-Osberghausen with its 300 employees is focused on the production of small electronics, among them ultrasonic sensors, radio transceiver modules, central units and body controllers.
"Mastering a new challenge every day to help shape the mobile future for everyone – that's what I like about my work, that's what drives me. Aptiv gives me this opportunity"
"Our teams are actively involved in the most exciting and important innovations in recent automotive history. Safe automated drive systems are on the verge of becoming reality. It's amazing to see the potential to save lives and improve people's quality of life."