Why GF

We give you responsibility from day one

We give you responsibility from day one

Copying papers and brewing coffee? Not at GF! We believe in your abilities! Due to our hands-on “doer” mentality and our flat hierarchies, you will be actively involved to bring GF ahead in daily and long-term business development. Do you like to take responsibility and to get things done? Then GF is the right company for you!

We develop cutting-edge innovations

We develop cutting-edge innovations

We apply Swiss quality and innovation on global markets. Do you like to work on the latest technology and are you fascinated by out-of-the-box ideas? Are you excited to be part of a company which is an innovation leader in the market? Then join GF!

We have a global mind-set

We have a global mind-set

Providing piping systems for water parks in Australia, producing castings for car manufacturers in China, setting up high-precision tooling machines for cell phone companies in the USA – we serve growing markets worldwide. GF comprises 126 companies, 47 of them production facilities, in 31 countries (find out more about our offices worldwide). And maybe you will start working in one of them soon.

We respect people

We respect people

At GF, we take care of each other. Therefore, GF supports the well-being and work-life balance of its employees (for example with flexible job models and options to work part-time, investments in the health and safety of our employees, etc.).

This is also why we decide to put our employees at the center of our branding initiative.

We are team players

We are team players

We at GF believe that we can reach challenging goals only if we work together as a team. Therefore, we foster the exchange between employees from different locations and backgrounds, which is often the basis for our innovations. At GF, you will work with colleagues on interesting and cutting-edge projects. Maybe soon you will also join the GF team!

We develop and foster our employees

We develop and foster our employees

GF is proud of its talents and enables them to grow their career inside the company. We also heavily invest in training and education. Each year, our employees attend over 30 000 days of training.

We have a long-term and sustainable view

We have a long-term and sustainable view

Given our 200-plus-year history, we care about long-term, sustainable success for all stakeholders. This is also supported by our balanced shareholder base.

Furthermore, our businesses also help our customers to be more sustainable. Learn more about Sustainability at GF.

GF among the TOP 100 most attractive employers in Switzerland

GF among the TOP 100 most attractive employers in Switzerland

Swiss students have ranked GF among “Switzerland’s Most Attractive Employers 2015”. In the annual Universum ranking, GF holds place 68 in “Engineering” and, for the first time, also enters the TOP 100 in the category “Natural Sciences” (place 83).

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