"Freudenberg is a very diverse company where many different cultures come together."
An Interview with Guochao Wang, Production Supervisor at Accumulator Changchun, China.
In about five sentences, please give us an overview of your job at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST).
Our company is an important supplier for automotive transmission in the Chinese market. Among our customers are well-known automotive companies such as Volkswagen, SAIC, and AUDI. Our company is the only supplier of specific components for these companies, so in order to ensure a competitive advantage I focus on whether our production processes are normal. I strive to continuously improve our processes. Our goals are to improve our customer’s satisfaction, as well as maintain our market advantage.
What makes working with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies different from other companies or teams you’ve worked with?
At Freudenberg, we advocate “We All Take Care”, a company-wide initiative to be more responsible. Additionally, close connections and cooperation between departments make the work easier and more interesting. Friendly relationships between colleagues and interdepartmental cooperation is very important to me. These aspects help to make employees feel valuable to the company.
Why did you decide you wanted to work here?
I have worked here for four years. From technology to management, I have gained a lot of knowledge. I enjoy working at Freudenberg because I receive great support from my colleagues and the company. It is a good working environment in which I have many friendly relationships with colleagues. Freudenberg provides you with a great opportunity for development.
Can you tell us about the culture at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies?
Freudenberg is customer-oriented, focused on employee development, and respectful of many different cultures. The company encourages employees to make suggestions for improvement. This allows us to constantly improve our working environment.
What does Freudenberg Sealing Technologies have to offer regarding career / talent development?
Freudenberg has good guidelines and practices social responsibility. The company offers fair opportunities to everyone. Employees have a voice in their own development. Global mobility is also open to everyone. International communication gives you a lot of opportunities to showcase yourself.
Do you have recommendations for potential future colleagues when applying for a job with Freudenberg?
Freudenberg is a very diverse company where many different cultures come together. Not only will you be on the cutting edge of technology working at Freudenberg, but you will also make new friends all over the world.
How is your team organized or what does it look like?
We are all young and passionate. Our division was founded in 2014 and at that time we only had 50 people. Now, we have more than 80 people. It is becoming stronger and stronger!