Flex is the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products that improve the world. Through the collective strength of a global workforce across 30 countries and responsible, sustainable operations, Flex delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to various industries and end markets. The Flex corporate with around 200.000 employees worldwide offers deep domain experience in these industries:
Our Flex Design Center in Filderstadt near Stuttgart is a hub for Automotive Excellence in product design for customers in Europe and around the world. As an experienced technology partner, we help get our customer’s ideas from prototype to product. safely and quickly. Through powerful partnership and creative collaboration we help build the most advanced automotive solutions across a number of areas. At our site, we offer customers a full range of services from innovation, design, engineering, testing and supply chain services. Our local team of more than 170 employees, thrive on breaking through obstacles and developing innovative solutions to our customer’s challenges.
Our automotive product groups are shaped by these four megatrends:
Fully autonomous vehicles are the future of personal mobility. However, the autonomy of tomorrow is built on the advanced driver assistance systems of today.
With design, development and manufacturing capabilities for L2+ to L4 compute and advances sensors, Flex provides the key hardware for the future of mobility.
By leveraging our considerable automotive experience and cross-industry cloud server solution expertise, we're able to help our partners on the journey to full autonomy.
The rise of software defined vehicles, where features and functions are just as likely to be added through software updates as mechanical upgrades, are making today's cares a "smartphone on wheels". This is the only possible via a smaller number of up-integrated domain, zone, and central compute platforms, rather than hundreds of discrete ECUs.
The new vehicle architecture requires considerable know-how. We ship tens of millions of automotive ECUs a year and have extensive in-vehicle compute, gateway, infotainment, and telematics experience. Flex is helping to enable this next gen automotive mobility.
Heightened environmental expectations and government regulations to reduce CO2 and improve fuel economy are driving faster adoption of battery vehicles than ever before.
Flex is keenly focused on sustainability and the goal of zero emissions. This is highlighted by our complete ecosystem approach, which inclused EV charging stations and power grid energy storage solutions from Flex Industrial, battery cell interconnect circuits from Sheldahl and of course a full range of automotive power management products, including our award winning DC-DC Converter. With experience in high power electronics manufacturing and electrification design, Flex can support this next generation of e-mobility.
At Flex, we delight in elevating every single detail of the mobility experience, not just the most obvious ones.
Among our wide variety of in-vehicle experience offerings, Flex is a global leader in overhead consoles and interior lighting with a focus on high-quality, high-technology offerings, and MCi is the global leader in mirror actuators who continue to innovate the smart actuator market.
Complemented by our unique cross-industry experience, Flex is able to accelerate advanced smart user technologies that enable in-cabin comfort, convenience & personalization for next generation mobility solutions.
At Flex you have an opportunity to enhance and develop your career by experiencing every stage of product development in the automotive segment for our multinational customers. We foster innovation by working collaboratively with our clients in creating and building some of the most intelligent and connected products. At our Design Center in Stuttgart, we hence offer careers along the entire Sketch-to-Scale® process.
As a student or graduate, you have several possibilities to start your career at Flex Germany. We are always looking for new motivated talents, that want to shape with us the automotive industry. Unlike other companies, we rarely actively publish job advertisements for a prescribed role for MINT students. Instead, we value your individual interests and experiences and want to collaboratively find a position that really suits you as an individual.
At our site, you always have the opportunity to get involved as a working student, as an intern, as a holiday worker or by writing your thesis with us. Our main objective is to provide you as a student with an exciting position where you can truly and fully integrate yourself and contribute to our products just as much as our permanent employees. Of course, we support you in building your own network during your time as a student at Flex and love to establish a long-term relationship with you, especially for potential long-term employment.
You can always find our job vacancies for full-time employment here: Careers (myworkdayjobs.com)
In parallel to your full-time study, you have the possibility to work part-time at Flex as a co-op or working student. Within the week you are spending a certain time at Flex (usually between 8 and 20 hours) while the rest of the week you are spending at the university. In most cases the working hours can be very flexible as your availability also depends on the timetable of your university.
As a working student, you usually support different projects and collaborate with Flex experts to learn more about how to design and build intelligent products to compete in an international environment.
At Flex Germany we are mainly offering internships for students in the field of Engineering, but also for students of other disciplines (e.g., Finance, HRM, Quality, IT). Usually, the internships are required by the examination regulations of your university, but we also offer students to do a voluntary internship.
The start and the duration of the internship depends on your study and examination regulations, your availability and the capacity of the respective department and the projects at Flex. Most of the internships last between 3 and 6 months and are performed full-time. This allows you to gain deep insights into the daily business at Flex.
Bachelor's / Master's Thesis
Writing a Master's or Bachelor's thesis at Flex gives you the opportunity to work on a practical project and to develop solutions for real-life challenges while being supported by our Flex technical experts. This model allows you to gain experiences in an international company and to work in expert teams.
Usually, you are working part-time at Flex to work on the practical part of your thesis (approx. 15-25 hours per week). The remaining time during the week you would spend in the library or at home to do literature research and to write your thesis. The allocation of the time working at Flex and at home depends on your availability and the design of the thesis.
Summer Holiday Job
Each year during the summer season Flex Germany offers Holiday Jobs in various departments. This summer holiday jobs are typically full-time and can last between 2 and 10 weeks.
Depending on the projects, Flex Germany can offer you Holiday Jobs to support the daily business.
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Flex offers a dynamic working environment with flat hierarchies, international and agile teams and a chance for you to reach your true potential. At our Flex Design Center in Stuttgart, you can directly notice our collaborative company culture based on a "Duz-Kultur" on all managerial levels, which makes working at Flex extremely comfortable.
We are highly human-centric. We recognize that our strenght comes from the dedication, talents, experiences and perspectives of every employee. And we forster a culture where our people push the limits - and work together globally - to take innovation further than they ever imagined.
We're empowered, collaborative and responsible. We entrust people with great responsibilities and recognize them for outstanding performance. We communicate openly and cultivate strong relationships to drive results. We promote a sense of community and help each other succeed, all while doing the right things, always.
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