Your careers at thyssenkrupp Steering

thyssenkrupp, with its Steering business unit, is one of the world's most successful manufacturers of steering systems and a technology leader in the field of cold forging.

We are known for our high level of engineering performance, put ideas on the road and develop the future of automobiles. Discover the foundation of our shared success and become part of our success story in Eschen, the Principality of Liechtenstein. This is where WE, a team of creators, work. Over 2400 employees work at our headquarters in the Principality of Liechtenstein, and around 8,500 employees work at our 17 locations worldwide.

Autonomous driving, Industry 4.0, e-mobility - these are the topics you can expect from us. Sound exciting? Take the opportunity to uncover new challenges with excellent prospects at thyssenkrupp Steering.

Our locations.

Native to Liechtenstein. At home on the world's streets. If you have any questions regarding your entry into one of our foreign locations, an HR contact person from the respective location will be happy to assist you.

Business Unit Steering

We welcome surprises

We welcome surprises.

Even if currently the best suitable position for you is not posted on our job board, we are always looking for extraordinary talent. Seize the opportunity and apply for the position of your choice. You can use our online application form to apply. You can send us your unsolicited application directly using the access corresponding to your target group.

Please note that we cannot accept applications via e-mail due to EU data protection regulations.
Please contact the respective HR contact person directly for applications to one of our foreign locations.

Join our team.

Whether you would like to join our team as a specialist with technical or commercial experience, as an engineer or as a manager with an economic background: you can expect attractive tasks in a friendly environment, many opportunities for further development and the support of an internationally successful technology group.

Find your position - in the thyssenkrupp Steering team. Your professional experience will find a wide range of new professional challenges in our global job board. Choose the job that suits you best.

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We offer you, as a university graduate, an innovative environment where you can develop your talents and build your career. Whether trainee program or direct entry - we will accompany you on your way right from the start.

Direct entry

The university has given you a sound theoretical foundation - now is your time to take on responsibility and get ready to embark on your professional future. Would you like to expand the knowledge you have learned as quickly as possible and develop your professional skills over the next few years? Then the direct entry at thyssenkrupp Steering is just the thing for you. It goes without saying that our new employees receive a detailed systematic introduction into our product world as well as to the processes and structures of our company. This is how we help you to develop your potential in the best possible way and welcome you into our team.

Trainee program

The comprehensive view of your specialist area. Now that you've recently graduated from university, many doors are open to you. The trainee program is one of the most interesting and exciting programs. The 15-month trainee program is tailored to your personality and special skills as well as to your future position. This way, you will be ideally prepared for your responsibilities within the group.

The highlight here: not only do you discover the many facets of your functional area, you also acquire invaluable insight into the interfaces. This will make you a competent all-rounder who can quickly demonstrate initiative and assume responsibility. In addition, we will offer you the opportunity to spend approximately six to twelve weeks abroad, where you will have the opportunity to expand your intercultural competence and language skills, experience foreign cultures and successfully operate in them.

And what do direct entry and the trainee program have in common? As is the case in all divisions of thyssenkrupp Steering, attractive tasks are waiting for you which you will master in a team.

So, after you graduate, come and join us and become a leading key player in attractive projects from day one. How? Quite simple: Choose your preferred field of study from the entry-level positions on our global job board and apply for a promising and diversified future.

Get a glimpse of the working world in an internship, start your future career as a working student or enhance your thesis with specific practical experience. It's your choice.

Internship/student trainee activity

Gain some initial insights

An internship at thyssenkrupp Steering gives you the opportunity to verify what you have learned, using real facts and put it into new context. You will experience our experts and managers in their daily work, contribute your knowledge, skills and personality and make interesting contacts. In addition to preparatory technical internships (8 weeks), we also offer internships during your studies. You should usually plan 6 months for an internship with us (except for workshop internships). After completing a successful internship, you will have the opportunity to continue working with us on a part-time basis during your studies. In addition to commitment, motivation and curiosity, you should have a healthy amount of enthusiasm for teamwork. A valid confirmation of enrolment from your university is a prerequisite for the employment as an intern or working student.

Final thesis

Would you like to complete your studies with a thesis on a practical topic, gain insight into a renowned company and make contacts for starting your professional career? Excellent, then we would like to offer you competent support. Whether you're writing your bachelor's, master's or dissertation, you can play an active role at thyssenkrupp Steering, especially when it comes to technology, research and development. Surprise your professors with unique insights. And become an expert yourself.

You already have a topic? Then contact us or send us your application directly with your proposed topic via our initiative pool for undergraduate students. Our contact persons are looking forward to your suggestions and will be happy to inform you about the individual support options.

You can find specific professional requirements and the internship conditions in the respective job postings or simply ask the contact person listed below.

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Training is a solid foundation for your career

We offer sound, practice-oriented apprenticeship programs in 9 different occupations. thyssenkrupp Steering/thyssenkrupp Presta AG currently employs 102 apprentices. The training program will be held at the headquarters training center in Eschen (FL) and in Oberegg (CH). 12 vocational trainers and more than 100 supervisors in the departments ensure the high standard of training at thyssenkrupp Steering/thyssenkrupp Presta AG.

Most of our apprentices remain in our company even after their apprenticeship and have various opportunities to qualify through continuing education measures for further attractive tasks in our company.

It doesn't matter whether you choose a technical, manual or commercial profession: At thyssenkrupp Steering/thyssenkrupp Presta AG, you will be well-received in the professional world.

Apprenticeships

You can complete your training with us in the following apprenticeships:

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Trial internship

A trial internship gives you exciting insights into the world of thyssenkrupp Steering. You are welcome to explore one of our 9 professional fields and learn early how important certain skills and knowledge are for your future professional career. Tap into your personal interests and talents in practice. So, if you want to take your first step into the working world, simply get in touch with the vocational trainer of your desired occupation. You can find the contact details in the information sheet of the corresponding job description.

Information about our recruiting process.

You can inform yourself about vacant positions on a daily basis in our job board. Choose your entry level, your functional area and the desired location - and you have all available jobs at a glance. You can easily save interesting positions for up to a week. We can show you jobs near you with our job map. You can also access it when you're on the move, because we optimized it for your smartphone. Additional filters help you to narrow down your search.

There are various ways to apply to thyssenkrupp. The fastest way is via our online applicant management system. The advantages: We can react promptly to your application – and you save costs and time. Start the online application process by clicking the corresponding button in the job advertisement of your choice. Once you have written your cover letter and résumé, you will need a maximum of 10 minutes to complete the application form.

Please note our privacy policy when submitting your application via the online form sheet.

1. A good application usually includes the following documents

  • Cover letter, résumé and a certificate of the highest level of educational qualification
  • If available: job references and relevant further education certificates
  • Attachment directory - for many documents

2. Your meaningful cover letter

Take the time to introduce yourself. In your cover letter, please provide us with a brief overview of yourself and your motives: Which job are you applying for? Why are you interested in this job? Why are you particularly suitable for this position?

The cover letter should complement the information in the résumé and not simply repeat it. This is your opportunity to tell us more about yourself, address gaps and demonstrate your interest.

Here are some tips on how to compose an appealing cover letter:

  • Specify one or two key details from your résumé.
  • Focus on addressing the following questions:
    • 1. Why are you interested in this position?
    • 2. To what extent do you qualify for this position?
    • 3. Why should we hire you?
  • You should align your cover letter with the position or program you are applying for and check twice that the names and positions are correct.

3. Your current résumé

  • Create the résumé in tabular form.
  • Start with your last job.
  • Limit yourself to a few meaningful sub-items for each job.
  • Use a common format and an easy-to-read font, such as Arial or Times New Roman.
  • Try to limit your résumé to 1-2 pages.
  • Avoid gaps in your résumé and have an explanation ready.
  • Limit yourself to relevant information.

4. Make sure you comply with standards!

  • Carefully check your documents for formulation and spelling mistakes.
  • Make sure the structure is clear and easy to read.
  • Make sure that to provide high quality copies and that they are sorted in reverse chronological order.
  • Observe the usual rules for written correspondence (e.g. paragraphs, line spacing, font sizes).
  • For online and e-mail applications, only attach files that can be opened on any standard computer. Ideally, you should convert all Word documents into PDF documents before sending them. They should not exceed 5 MB.

5. Have we sparked your interest?

  • Mention relevant hobbies or personal interests in your résumé.
  • In your cover letter, inspire the reader to want to learn more about you.
  • Focus on the essentials. The application should not seem cluttered.
  • Tell us why your involvement in the company should be valuable to us.
  • Offer us points of contact for an interview.

6. Be unique!

Using social media, you reveal information about your life, your views and your personality. Depending on the posts, this may be good or bad for your job search. Our tip: Use these platforms specifically for your own marketing. Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook and Co. can help you attract the attention of potential employers and contacts.

Do you travel a lot, play chess passionately or analyze the stock market in your spare time? Perfect! Do you have a soft spot for math, languages or IT? All the better! Show your strengths and interests to the outside world - in the form of posts, comments and virtual résumés. Use LinkedIn or Xing, for example, to promote your professional qualifications to the public.

Network! The more you network with other users, the more easily you can be found on the World Wide Web. Make more and more contacts - professional as well as private - and establish connections to people all over the world. LinkedIn and Xing offer you the fantastic opportunity to connect with users from various industries and functions in a professional environment. It may even allow you to contact with a potential employer soon.

What happens after you submit your application?

Our recruiters follow a clearly structured process when reviewing your documents. Among other things, this depends on whether you are applying for an open position or unsolicited. We will give you a brief overview here so that you know more about what happens after your application:

After we have received your application, you will immediately receive a confirmation of receipt. From that point, please have a little patience. After all, we process your application just as carefully as you have formulated it. The entire application process - from the first contact to hopefully a positive message for you - takes between six and eight weeks on average.

The telephone interview/application interview:

Your application has impressed us: Now we would like to get to know you personally and find out more about you, your career and the reasons why you are applying. For you, the telephone interview is your opportunity to form an accurate picture of our company and the job you are interested in. Please note the following:

  • Introduce yourself and show us that you are professionally and personally suitable for "your" position. Convince us with your qualifications and knowledge of the industry as well as current developments and trends.
  • Good preparation gives you security. You should also be able to answer questions: Your résumé (including possible phases requiring explanation), your strengths and weaknesses, as well as the reasons why you applied.
  • You emphasize with your professional appearance that you are perfectly suited for the job. This includes punctuality and appropriate clothing. Please familiarize yourself in good time with the directions, travel time, parking facilities and locations.

This is what defines us. This is what we stand for.

This is what we stand for.

We are all committed to sustainable engineering solutions and are convinced that together we can achieve the best result. A corporate culture with shared values such as team spirit, open communication, motivation, success orientation and respectful dealings with colleagues, customers, investors and competitors is a key success factor.

Our down-to-earth informal culture, our open-door policy, our fascination with the latest technology, our will to succeed and our well-rounded group of experts create an atmosphere in which ideas do not go by the wayside, but which are instead nourished, finding their way to the streets.

What our employees appreciate about us

Good ideas, a spirit of innovation and commitment are worth more than can be expressed in numbers. thyssenkrupp Steering offers extremely fair offers in order to recognize the achievements of our employees, motivate them and allow them freedom for their private lives.

Get to know your colleagues of tomorrow today.

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I work where others take vacations. Surrounded by the beautiful mountain ranges at our headquarters in Liechtenstein, I really appreciate our "informal corporate culture". This is what makes work fun.


Dennis Seifried
Development Engineer, thyssenkrupp Presta AG

Dr. Jan Janssen, CFO thyssenkrupp Valvetrain GmbH

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Together we can influence our future mobility and put innovative solutions on the road. Trust and freedom - this is important to me in how I manage my employees. After all, this is ultimately the bedrock of creativity and innovation.


Kristof Polmans
Head of Innovation & Technology, thyssenkrupp Presta AG

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At thyssenkrupp Steering, my talents are promoted and challenged in all areas. I have been part of the team since the first day and can take on responsibility I'm very grateful for that.


Giannina Gaisser
Commercial Apprentice, thyssenkrupp Presta AG