The most important facts about SEG Automotive.

About us

Who we are.

Since 1914, mobility starts with SEG Automotive: Our company’s history literally began with the invention of the first starter motors and generators.

Over a century later, we have become a leading global supplier of powertrain components for the automotive industry – for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, light electric vehicles and in the aftermarket.

Our rotating machines power over 300 million vehicles on the road today – while significantly reducing their CO2 emissions – and our innovations and e-machines drive the transition towards a sustainable, electrified mobility.

At the heart of this success is our cross-cultural team of around 6,000 employees in 14 countries in the world’s most important automotive markets.

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Our vision.

In the early 20th century, cars actually needed to be started by hand. Ever since making hand cranking obsolete by inventing the first electric starter motor, we are driven by the same motivation: to make mobility safe, reliable, and efficient.

Since then, #wearethemotor for our industry – both with our products and our innovations.

Now, to combat climate change, mobility faces its greatest transformation: to become green, electrified, sustainable. We at SEG Automotive are committed to speeding up this vital change by leveraging our 100 years of experience in developing and manufacturing e-motors.

We are the motor – for the mobility of today and tomorrow. This is our vision, and our responsibility.


What we do.

We are valued across the globe for our reliable, efficient rotating machines that greatly reduce emissions. Extreme temperatures, tough road conditions or long periods of use – we have the right solution for any type of engine and application. Accordingly, virtually all major vehicle manufacturer rely on our products to power their cars and commercial vehicles.

From product platforms for conventional 12V powertrains and 48V Hybrids to highly customizable solutions for light electric vehicles and high voltage electrification, we understand the needs of our customers and enable their success: As a reliable global and local partner with flexible solutions in development and series production – and as a tier 1 supplier and with OE quality for the automotive aftermarket.

What sets us apart as a supplier in our industry is our unique combination of competencies and size: We unite the strength of a global player and a century of experience in developing and manufacturing e-machines with the agility of a mid-sized company.

For our customers that means we are able to produce millions of parts with a fast time-to-market, competitive prices, and uniform global quality standards in any world region.


Working at SEG Automotive.

Mobility and the automotive industry are changing, and our cross-cultural team is at the heart of that transformation. This, coupled with short decision paths and an empowering culture, gives our employees the opportunity to truly make an impact and build their career while co-creating the future of mobility.

From engineering e-machines or the corresponding software, securing our quality, global supply chain or IT infrastructure to working with our customers or developing our people: No matter where your strengths lie, we can offer you a fulfilling, challenging job that contributes to society – paired with a competitive salary and ample room for personal and international growth.

Join us now and become a motor for the mobility of today and tomorrow!

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