Gottwald Port Technology is at home in all the world's ports. We also see ourselves as a port - with a fleet of employees who are always on the move. For movement means progress, and progress means staying one step ahead of the competition. Working for us means putting to sea every day, exploring exciting waters, calling at foreign ports.
Gottwald as an Employer –
Innovative, Challenging, Encouraging and Fair
As a globally active crane and industrial equipment company, we seem to be far removed from the small affairs of everyday life. Yet with our products and services, we play a major part in ensuring the daily availability of fresh bananas in the supermarket, the delivery of screws for new cars and much more besides. Working for Gottwald means being involved in practically all areas of life.
With more than 800 employees and a turnover of 325.5 million euros in the 2007/2008 financial year, Gottwald Port Technology is not only the world market leader for Mobile Harbour Cranes and the pacesetter for port logistics systems, but also a major employer.
Gottwald Port Technology is always one step ahead of the market. If a major terminal operator in China has to respond to an anticipated economic upsurge and needs a crane quickly, we at Gottwald also have to react quickly. In order to succeed here, we need employees with creativity, perseverance, courage to make changes, and a sense of customer orientation. We need open, forward-thinking people, who share in the company’s progress, who welcome new challenges and whose minds know no bounds. For our field of activity is in a market that knows no boundaries and whose demands never cease to increase. Our employees play a crucial role in this because our business relies on the motivation and performance of our staff.
Encouraging and Fair
We demand willingness to perform and efficiency from our employees, but our corporate philosophy dictates that we at Gottwald Port Technology do not demand anything that we do not do ourselves. We encourage willingness to perform and efficiency by laying down a set of values for our employees, and as a direct consequence, a working environment that transforms a job into a fulfilling task and makes people feel good. An employee-oriented Human Resources policy at Gottwald means
On the following pages, you will discover what makes Gottwald an excellent employer, and the training and career opportunities which our port offers you.
Our contact people will be happy to answer any questions you may have.