Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Bielsko-bialski
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 September 2020
Employment effect (start)
7 September 2020
Foreseen end date


Global supplier of automotive systems and components, ZF Steering Systems Poland announced that it will create 100 jobs at its Engineering Centre in Bielsko-Biała, Poland. The centre, consisting of 1,400 square metres, is recruiting engineers responsible for the development of applications, systems, programming and design projects.

ZF has 260 production units in 41 countries and employs over 147,700 people worldwide. In Poland, ZF operates in 6 locations (Bielsko-Biała, Czechiwice-Dziedzice, Częstochowa, Gliwice, Łódź and Warsaw) employing over 7,800 people. The Engineering Centre in Bielsko-Biała has been operating since 2015; the unit currently employs 200 specialists and focuses on mechatronic as well as electric power steering systems.

Previous restructuring programmes in recent years: 2017 (150 jobs created), 2016 (180 jobs created), 2019 (200 jobs created) and 2020 (317 jobs cut).



Eurofound (2020), ZF Steering Systems Poland, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 101969, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/101969.