MAHLE receives “berufundfamilie” work–life balance award

Stuttgart, September 20, 2017 – MAHLE’s locations in Stuttgart/Germany, have been awarded the prestigious “berufundfamilie” certificate for their approach to work–life balance. Michael Glowatzki, Director of Personnel, Human Resources, Legal and Member of the MAHLE Management Board, accepted the certificate from Martin Volz-Neidlinger, auditor at berufundfamilie Service GmbH.


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  • Press picture [Michael Glowatzki (r.), Director of Personnel, Human Resources, Legal and Member of the MAHLE Management Board, accepted the certificate.; JPG; 1479 KB]

  • MAHLE locations in Stuttgart receive the prestigious seal of approval for their family-friendly personnel policy.
  • In the auditing process, the available tools for supporting work–life balance were evaluated and additional company-specific measures agreed.

For MAHLE, the “berufundfamilie” audit represents a key component in the ongoing development of its family-friendly and life-stage-aware personnel policy. “We want our employees to be able to reconcile the demands of their work with their private lives as effectively as possible. The certificate is an important step on our journey toward firmly rooting this issue in our company on a long-term, sustainable basis,” explains Michael Glowatzki.

Award-winning: wide range of schemes relating to career, family, and private life for MAHLE employees

MAHLE is continuously working to improve conditions for its employees and to give them tools that help to balance family, leisure activities, and work. Notable among these measures are flexible working time models as well as childcare provision. At MAHLE in Stuttgart, a company kindergarten that cares for children from the age of six months has been located next to the corporate headquarters for several years. MAHLE also offers a range of vacation care programs.

Locations closely inspected

The MAHLE locations in Stuttgart have been allowed to carry the “berufundfamilie” quality standard since August 31, 2017. As part of the successful audit process, the berufundfamilie Service GmbH organization