Jobs at the Willi Elbe Group in Kuklén


In 2015 the Willi Elbe Group founded its factory location in Bulgaria. The 5,000 m² building is home to almost 50 employees who specialize in precision metal cutting and the field of advanced laser technology for aluminum and welded steel construction. In addition, the factory uses interlinked assembly systems for the large-scale production of steering columns for commercial vehicles as well as state-of-the-art assembly technology for steering and drive shafts for passenger vehicles.

Living and working in Kuklén

Kuklen is a small city in the district of Plovdiv, located in the heart of central Bulgaria. Nestled at the foot of the Western Rhodope Mountains on the fertile Thracian Plain, the city with its approximately 5,800 inhabitants is not far south of Plovdiv. Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria and with almost 400,000 residents, it has a long and storied history. As one of the oldest cities in Europe, Plovdiv’s historic city center and beautiful antique houses do not disappoint. In addition to its attractive parks and churches, the city also offers something for the culture-lover. Whether a visit to the Opera House, Symphony or even an ancient Roman theater, Plovdiv offers many cultural opportunities in a city full of the marks of history.

Kuklen itself has many local attractions, including the venerable church in the Monastery of Saints Cosmas and Damian. Outside the city, the scenic, graceful Thracian lowlands contain nutrient-rich soil, which is mainly used for agriculture. Tomatoes, peppers, grapes, peaches, watermelons, tobacco, rice and cotton are all grown in the region. Here is just a small sample of the many attractions nearby:

Kuklen – Monastery of Saints Cosmas and Damian

Plovdiv - Roman Stadium

Plovdiv – Historic City Center

Plovdiv – Tsar Simeon’s Gardens

An excellent Work-/Life-Balance? You can find it here! It’s essential, so that you can feel comfortable at your job in Kuklen and achieve your maximum potential. Because both are important to us.

The benefits speak for themselves:

-Working at one of the most internationally successful automobile parts suppliers

-Excellent career development and advancement opportunities

-Fair-market salary

-Good job security

Any questions?

Susanne Spieckermann
Dipl. - Kauffrau (FH)

Willi Elbe Gelenkwellen GmbH & Co. KG
Hofäckerstraße 10
D - 71732 Tamm

Tel: +49 (7141) - 2050 87
fax:+49 (7141) - 2050 56
Mobile:+49 (172) - 7680860



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