There are many reasons why GF is a great choice. You might join us because of our long history and innovative progress over more than two centuries of operations. Or perhaps it's because of our full commitment to sustainability, which is part of our Vision, as well as our strategic goals. Sustainable innovation is at the core of everything we do. Our multicultural and inspiring company culture, as well as our supportive work environment is another great reason to join. Our purpose, "becoming better every day – since 1802," is what drives around 15,000 employees globally. Let’s achieve excellence together! 

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What sets us apart?

Explore our dedication to exceptional performance

We cannot afford to be average. 

This is why we focus on new approaches to find sustainable solutions –
be it to prevent leakage in piping systems, contributing to decreased CO2 emissions in the automotive or aerospace industry, or contributing to medical solutions with our tooling machines. Together, we inspire growth, move faster and provide the highest quality products.

Be part of our learning culture

Building an even brighter tomorrow begins with the actions we take today. 

By offering our employees every chance to learn and develop, we propel ourselves toward success. Our products and services make a difference – and so can you. At GF, we act with an open mind and we're committed to developing an environment where all ideas are valued. We share our learnings and best-practice examples with our colleagues to make sure we become better every day. 

Thrive in a winning team

We work and win together. 

Our ability to overcome challenges depends on teamwork and collaboration. Equality, respect and care for each other are in our DNA. Our supportive environment allows you to reach your full potential and be part of a team.

Leadership philosophy
Leadership philosophy

"Leaders inspire their employees"

Lukas Schoenwetter is Head Corporate Talent Management & Learning. In this interview, he talks about the leadership style at GF.

Read the full interview here.


Sustainability is an integral part of everything we do.

We've set challenging sustainability goals, including climate protection and resource conservation targets. Our employees, who are our biggest asset, are key to achieving these goals. Learn more about our sustainability aspirations here: Sustainability at GF


As a company, we can only succeed when our employees succeed. 

In the spirit of "becoming better every day – since 1802," GF offers training and development opportunities in different fields, such as technical training, soft skills development and management skills. In addition to an internal academy for management training, GF also offers a platform where people can attend courses and classes. Learn more about our values and purpose here: Values & Purpose


In any job, it's not just the tasks that matter, but also the working environment, the culture and social interactions with colleagues. At GF, we offer a workplace that enhances collaboration. You've every chance to grow and fulfill your career goals. Additionally, we've many local benefits that make working at GF an even greater experience. Look at our job ads to find out what we offer locally. 

By 2025 (the end of the current strategy cycle) and within the framework of GF’s sustainability goals, the proportion of newly appointed female managers is expected to reach 25%. This is one of several measures for promoting diversity. A federally funded wage equality analysis underscores GF’s fair and equitable wages across the genders. Furthermore, the expanded regulations for remote working, which were introduced in the summer of 2020 and permitted more flexible forms of work, met with broad approval.

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