We are an affiliated company of AUDI AG (which owns 100% of our company), with headquarters in Ingolstadt/Gaimersheim and branches in Munich, Neckarsulm and Wolfsburg. Winner of the Bavaria's Best 50 and TOP employer awards, we are an engineering partner in the development and design segment, specialising in the automotive industry. Thanks to over 25 years of project experience, we are able us to cover the entire development process for our customers: from the initial concept to start of production.
Our high quality standards, applied in every project we undertake, form the foundation for our trust-based partnerships with our clients. Since the foundation of the company in 1988, we have evolved from a three-person operation to a competent premium development partner employing around 1000 specialists.
Our objective is to become THE centre of excellence in vehicle development. Our expertise covers all areas of body construction (interior/exterior) as well as all joints throughout the vehicle.
Andreas Fidorra (technical management) joins the Board of Management
currently approximately 1,000
PSW GbR is founded in Kösching by Franz Pickl, Werner Schmidt and Manfred Wagner
€0.5 million €
Offices relocated to Gaimersheim
€3.0 million €
Method planning and surfacing segments created
€4.7 million €
The company is rebranded to PSW automotive engineering GmbH
€15.9 million €
Relocation to a dedicated corporate office in Gaimersheim
€8.7 million €
Our Munich branch opens and the workshop segment is created
€10.5 million €
DIN ISO 9001:2000 certification
€12.3 million €
PSW is the first company in the region to train technical product designers
€14.2 million €
Qualification of the virtual development process and initiation of first derivative development (AUDI A5 Sportback)
€16.8 million €
Our Neckarsulm branch opens
€25.5 million €
Our Wolfsburg branch opens and our combined studies programme starts
€25.5 million €
AUDI AG acquires 91% of the shares in PSW, a test workshop is set up and Matthias Pickl is appointed as Managing Director
€52.5 million €
Antonio Gloria is appointed as Chairman of the Board of Management
€58.5 million €
PSW celebrates the company's 25th anniversary, the new building in Gaimersheim is purchased, offering approximately 500 new workplaces, and AUDI AG expands its stake in PSW to 97%
€61.3 million €
Michael Gick (commercial management) joins the Board of Management
€88.6 million €
Internal system restructuring to improve the workflow
€117 million €
ESSLINE, the company's internal canteen, reopens at the Ingolstadt/Gaimersheim head office, Jochen Keller and Silvio Schindler join the senior management team, and AUDI AG expands its stake in PSW to 100%.
106.4 million €
"We want to work with our colleagues to strengthen and refine PSW as a strategic development partner to AUDI AG."
Jochen Keller (HR, Law and Organisation director), Silvio Schindler (Chairman of the Board), and Michael Gick (commercial management), Andreas Fidorra (technical Management)
The future begins today
As a multi-award-winning employer, we offer cosmopolitan, inquisitive team players with an enthusiasm for technology not only a wide variety of entry-level and career options in the automotive development process landscape, but also the security of a global Group: AUDI AG.
Whether you are an experienced professional, recently trained or coming from a different industry – we integrate new colleagues into our experienced teams by offering even more than further and advanced training on an individual basis.
Can there be something more?
Our employee satisfaction level is reflected in the quality of the services we offer. For this reason, we are constantly extending and improving our PSWPLUS benefits package. This includes low-cost leasing, prestigious company cars, smartphones that are also provided for personal use, exclusive discounts in gyms and retail outlets, subsidised meals and many other benefits. PSW employees enjoy a wide range of benefits in many areas of life.
We also support our team-based approach with regular events such as summer parties, Christmas parties, sports events and many other activities.