Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Września, Poznań, Polkowice
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 January 2018
Employment effect (start)
23 January 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


Europe’s largest car producer Volkswagen has announced that it will create 1,000 new jobs at its production facilities in Poland by the end of 2018. The restructuring programme is associated with the company’s plan to expand its activity in Poland. The plan for 2018-2019 indicates that the company will  invest EUR 200 million, expand a factory in Poznań, launch a production of new model of Caddy 5 and Crafter, launch a new welding shop and, implement the third shift in a factory in Września.

Volkswagen Poznań has been operating in Poland since 1993; the company employs nearly 11,000 people in four production facilities in three Polish cities (Polkowice, Poznań and Września).


  • 23 January 2018: Dziennik
  • 24 January 2018: Property News


Eurofound (2018), Volkswagen, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 93138, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93138.