“Our integrity to develop has done us mount out”

Do we visualize carrying some-more time for your hiking hobby in a destiny as Member of a Executive Board for Human Resources? After all, electric cars need fewer people to build them.

Andreas Haffner: I’m positively not disturbed about removing bored. We are indeed still augmenting a worker numbers for prolongation compulsory drives given we devise to offer a three-way multiple of plug-in hybrids, vehicles with inner explosion engines and quite electric sports cars for a comparatively prolonged time to come – during slightest until 2030.

How formidable is it to attract employees during a moment?

As we would expect, there is a certain volume of foe for specialists, quite in a fields of IT, networking and digitisation. Traditional recruitment collection and even a strength of a Porsche code itself do not have a same seductiveness for this aim organisation as they might have finished in prior years. Instead, we have to showcase a business some-more proactively than before and publicize in a areas where we design to find suitable possibilities – and on an general scale, too. Obviously we actively use amicable media for this purpose and we demeanour during a other online channels that people use for veteran networking-

In a past, companies have sought out suitable employees during universities, and now they are looking during high schools. Will Porsche be going into primary schools too during some indicate in a future?

I can positively suppose member from Porsche going into primary schools to enthuse children to get vehement about technical topics. One of a vital problems that we face currently is a fact that children have small seductiveness in technical subjects. We also wish to get a girls meddlesome in a work. On a face of it, a career in engineering does not seem unequivocally glamourous. After all, have we ever seen a TV array where an operative is one of a starring roles? These points are during a heart of a issue.

Do we need to take a opposite proceed depending on either we are looking for masculine or womanlike recruits?

Yes, women need to be approached in a some-more specific format. And that’s accurately what we do. For example, we concur with Femtech, an general career height for women in a fields of engineering and a practical sciences.


Andreas Haffner, Member of a Executive Board, Human Resources and Social Affairs, 2018, Porsche AG

Andreas Haffner: “I’m assured that we will find a sufficient series of competent applicants”

Some 1,200 employees will be compulsory for prolongation of a Taycan electric sports car. Is this series of specialists even available?

At Porsche, a product, a code and a picture all assistance to safeguard that we accept a good understanding of applications. So I’m assured that we will find a sufficient series of competent applicants. We have also grown an endless training programme that will assistance us to ready a new employees for their particular tasks in a best probable way.

Are we disturbed that your long-standing employees will not accept a new recruits?

No; this is not unequivocally a new conditions for us and we have been means to conduct though any issues so far. We rest on a good brew of new and existing, younger and comparison colleagues who work in a new plant with processes that are essentially opposite to what a existent employees have been used to. Even a long-standing employees who wish to pierce from sports automobile prolongation to Taycan prolongation will need to start afresh.

Does Porsche rest on a accumulation of opposite operative methods?

Of course. In further to “traditional” operative methods, a association is increasingly implementing “agile” operative methods that are stretchable adequate for us to adjust to a particular needs. We’ve indeed worked on a handling agreements already with a worker member who helped us to finish them in a comparatively brief duration of time.

Are we means to enthuse comparison employees with these flexible operative methods?

The enterprise to try out new operative methods is not a matter of age during Porsche. We have copiousness of comparison employees who are unequivocally meddlesome in exploring innovative operative methods within their projects. The eminence is that nobody is forced to do so.


USA, 2018, Porsche AG

The electronic training height allows employees to try a subject of digital transformation

Do we ever hear people argue: “We don’t need new operative methods; we build good cars and we are already successful”?

Yes, sometimes. But in element it has always been a integrity to develop that has done us mount out. And this integrity still prevails today. For example, in Jan we launched a new electronic training height that allows employees to try a subject of digital mutation in a unequivocally particular format and so control their possess development. More than 12,000 employees have already registered. That series speaks for itself.

The staff turnover rate during Porsche is usually 0.6 per cent – does this means any problems?

First and inaugural it is an denote that a association has a good culture. And don’t forget that usually given 2010 we have grown to some-more than 30,000 employees from usually 13,000. This gave us an organic duration of rejuvenation. For us, a biggest plea is not to remove a garage feeling in a midst of this growth. This is because we worked on a informative beliefs again in 2017 – and we did this in standard Porsche character with a assistance of a operative organisation of 85 employees from all levels and departments and who had spent incompatible amounts of time during a company.

Will we continue to grow?

We still design some expansion though it will be most some-more assuage than in a past. We need to take batch of a expansion in new years first, and safeguard that we confederate a new employees structurally and, some-more importantly, culturally in a business.