17 September 2020
System thinking as a key to the success of Brainport Eindhoven - the method is now captured in training and a book
- Systems engineering
Enhancing the quality of life by providing solutions that are both innovative and beneficial is the overarching goal of global technology giant, Bosch.
Today, 360 people, made up of twenty-nine different nationalities from around the world, are the loyal employees of Bosch Security Systems in Brainport Eindhoven. Virtually all new hires are from the region, with over half of the total workforce specialising in R&D engineering.
“As the world’s smartest region, Brainport Eindhoven is a global magnet for high tech talent. In this region, we enjoy close cooperation with world renowned science and technical universities that are home to a significant share of Dutch higher education students,” explains Rindert Kroos, Bosch Security Systems’ HR Director.
“With, quite literally, thousands of innovation experts and scientists clustered on Eindhoven’s High Tech Campus as well as sophisticated ecosystems and state-of-the-art R&D facilities all close by, there is a never-ending funnel of talent here. ”
Rindert Kroos, Bosch Security Systems, HR Director.
As a member of Brainport Eindhoven, one of Europe’s most prominent and innovative high-tech regions uniting leading technology companies and knowledge institutions, Bosch Security Systems plays a leading role as a partner in the Dutch Technology Week. The group also scouts new talent with its own Bosch Technology Event.
Held annually, the Bosch Technology Event is designed by, and receives the full support from the entire Bosch Security Systems’ executive team. Johan Jubbega, General Manager of Bosch Security Systems, highlights, “It’s no coincidence that our Bosch Technology Event, attracting hundreds of students from across the Netherlands, is held in Brainport Eindhoven each year. Going into this, we have one crystal clear objective in mind – to ensure we attract the very best talent to join Bosch on its journey into a technology driven future! We are in the business of innovation and there is no room for compromise when it comes to finding the brightest brains on the planet to take our company forward while delighting our customers and employees.
Our success is largely down to the superior quality of the people here in Brainport Eindhoven, not to mention the superb cooperation we experience from the region. The culture here is hands on with everyone jumping in to provide support, share information and help each other every step of the way. – Johan Jubbega – Bosch Security Systems
Over the years, Bosch Security Systems’ business has evolved to become mostly software focused with the Eindhoven site transforming itself into a global R&D organization driving forward the development of new products.
Jubbega concludes, “Our business continues to flourish and we are proud to be the world’s number one in conferencing systems. We remain relentless in keeping our grip firm on the wheel when it comes to cutting-edge R&D and breakthrough technologies, especially when it comes to imaging- and audio-competence. Our success is largely down to the superior quality of the people here in Brainport Eindhoven, not to mention the superb cooperation we experience from the region. The culture here is hands on with everyone jumping in to provide support, share information and help each other every step of the way.”
This success story was created in collaboration with the Brabant Development Agency (BOM).