Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Unterlüß, Kassel, Bremen
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25.4 - Manufacture of weapons and ammunition

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 March 2022
Employment effect (start)
3 March 2022
Foreseen end date


The company Rheinmetall, one of Germany's major producers of military equipment like weapons, ammunition, and vehicles, has announced it will create 1000 new jobs in its devisions weapons and ammunition and vehicle systems with productions sites located in Unterlüß, Kassel and Bremen. 

The company is to create almost 1,000 jobs in Germany in 2022, of which 700 have already been filled in mid-june 2022. The firm aims to recruit several thousand people a year to support its growth. Germany accounts for more than 900 of the 1,300 vacancies currently advertised by the company, many of them IT jobs as well as engineering posts.



Eurofound (2022), Rheinmetall Waffe Munition , Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 106390, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106390.