GKN Automotive Careers

Career Opportunities at GKN Automotive

We are a world leading global automotive technology business, with diverse expertise driving the future of transportation.

We have always been at the forefront of progress in the automotive industry and our people’s ambition, pioneering spirit and speed of innovation is key to achieving success. Join an organisation where innovation is encouraged, opportunities are exciting, and your growth and development is supported.

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Working at GKN Automotive

GKN Automotive is where more than 27,500 people work to make new vehicles more efficient and driving more intelligent.

We are the world’s leading driveline supplier with operations in 20 countries worldwide. The engineers at 51 manufacturing locations and 6 global tech centres are responsible for more than 1,400 patents. We make essential driveline components, intelligent all-wheel drive systems and complete electric drive systems.

Working at GKN Automotive

Your contribution counts

GKN Automotive believes that good engineering is the product of good people and outstanding teamwork.

Our culture of collaboration and inclusion creates the best possible environment for innovation and technology advances.

GKN Automotive’s values and principles are the foundations for an environment that recognizes the contribution that every individual makes to the business and the success of our customers.

Graduates and Apprentices

Start your career with the global organization driving technological change in automotive engineering and mobility. 

Join a global network of 27,500 professionals in a company where your contribution makes the difference. 


Graduates and Apprentices

Our Culture, Values & Behaviours

At GKN Automotive we are committed to ensuring that we have the right people, in the right roles and enabling the right environment for success.

This approach is underpinned by our four values and behaviours:

  • Ingenious: We take a comprehensive view of all options to ensure our approach will create competitive advantage
  • Collaborative: We fully involve and develop individuals and teams. We build trust and nurture the potential of others and self to be at our collective best
  • Principled: We inspire people to commit with energy, accountability and purpose to take the business forward
  • Driven: We maximise operational efficiency to deliver performance and customer value

These form the basis of our business culture and reflect the best of who we are and how we work, with each other, our customers, and our partners.

They are also a core part of our people strategy and act as the foundation for how we recruit, develop, and recognise our people.

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Our priority also is to ensure the safety of our candidates, our hiring teams and those close to them. Due to the varying global circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, GKN Automotive recruiting procedures will be adjusted as needed around the world. 

This may mean that where required, assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. Responses from our HR/Recruiting teams may be delayed due to the impact of the fluid situation. Your patience is appreciated.