CEO Dr. Till Reuter personally accepted the certificate presented by the CRF Institute. This makes KUKA one of the best and most innovative employers in the automotive industry in Germany.
"Receiving this title encourages us to continue to work hard to always keep our focus on our employees in everything we do. The only way to achieve the extraordinary is to be extraordinary," said Dr. Till Reuter as he accepted the award.
Outstanding HR management
In addition to KUKA AG, 23 other companies throughout Germany qualified for the certificate this year. These firms are among the top companies in the automotive sector that had above-average results in the study owing to their extraordinary performance in the categories innovation management, carrier opportunities, primary benefits, secondary benefits & work-life balance, training & development and corporate culture. "Congratulations to KUKA AG for this achievement. We present this award to recognize companies for their exceptional HR policies and commitment. This also gives interested applicants the chance to learn all about the outstanding qualities of the employer," said David Plink, COO of the CRF Institute, explaining the objectives of the study.
KUKA AG certified many times over
The "Top Automotive Employer 2011/12" title is yet another among the many certificates KUKA AG has already been awarded. For example, the company received the "berufundfamilie" ("career and family") certificate for its family-friendly HR policy that aims to make professional and personal life more compatible. And KUKA AG is a "Fair Company", meaning that it is committed to ensuring fair conditions for trainees with respect to how they are hired and compensated. KUKA AG is also found among the "Top 100 in Engineering" in the "trendence Graduate Barometer", and was voted into the "Universum TOP 100" as one of the 100 best employers in Germany by 22,000 students who honored the company's extraordinary performance.