TDK Electronics · TDK Europe

TDK in Munich

TDK Electronics is headquartered in Munich, Germany. All central corporate functions, several business units and the headquarters of the European sales company TDK Europe are located here. Around 400 employees from almost 30 nations are employed in two nearby buildings covering an area of 13,500 square meters.

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TDK – a Global Player

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TDK Facts

  • Headquarter: Tokyo, Japan
  • Product brands: TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda
  • Sales of about JPY 2,180 billion (USD 15.4 billion) in fiscal year 2023 (ending March 31)
  • Extensive R&D, manufacturing and sales network
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A Big Family Around The Globe

About 103,000 employees powering more than 200 factories, R&D, and sales offices in more than 30 countries.

  • Asia (excl. Japan)
  • Japan
  • Europe
  • Americas
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Main Businesses

  • Passive components
  • Sensor application products
  • Magnetic application products
  • Energy application products
  • Others


Number of employees


Different nations


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In Munich, four TDK business groups are active: Aluminum & Film Capacitors, Magnetics, Piezo & Protection Devices and MEMS.

The Aluminum & Film Capacitors Business Group manufactures at eight production sites worldwide in Brazil, China, India, Iceland, Italy, Spain and Hungary. In Munich, more than 50 employees work in the fields of product marketing, development, quality management and logistics, among others.

The Magnetics Business Group operates TDK Electronics' global inductor business from Munich with around 70 employees. This also includes development and product marketing. A total of around 8,000 employees are working in Munich and at five production sites in Germany, Hungary, the Czech Republic, India and China.

In Munich, there are also around 20 employees involved in product marketing of the Piezo & Protection Devices Business Group. They are responsible for the PTC thermistors, multilayer and piezo devices product groups.

For the MEMS business group, headquartered in the USA, the development of microphone housings takes place in Munich, as well as tests and work on product integration.

TDK Europe is the TDK Group's sole European sales company for electronic components, modules and systems, which are sold under the TDK and EPCOS product brands. Headquartered in Munich, TDK Europe has approximately 390 employees and operates an extensive sales network with 17 sales offices in Europe. TDK Europe is therefore well-equipped to work closely with customers and create the right solutions for them.

Career Opportunities

TDK offers motivated graduates, trainees, well-trained specialists and experienced professionals excellent opportunities and long-term perspectives.

Trainees, Apprentices

In Munich, we offer the 2.5-year industrial clerk apprenticeship, which starts every year in September. In addition to classes at a vocational school in Munich, trainees gain insights into departments such as accounting, human resources, marketing and sales, and logistics, and can gain their first practical experience.

As part of the dual training program, we offer bachelor students the opportunity to complete their studies in subjects such as business administration, business informatics or industrial engineering with TDK Electronics as a partner.

Current Openings

Young Professionals

TDK Electronics offers young professionals numerous attractive opportunities to start their careers. You will find that people are open and fair with each other at TDK. Our corporate culture demands and encourages deep commitment and individual responsibility. You will also have access to a whole series of attractive benefits. Here, you work in international teams where skills and abilities are prized and the approach is collegial. Varied assignments are flanked by a broad spectrum of career opportunities. Our array of continuing education programs also helps you constantly improve your capabilities and stay on the cutting edge of your discipline.

Current Openings

Experienced Professionals

Also experienced professionals find a new challenge at TDK Electronics and the opportunity to contribute their know-how in a target-oriented way. Our success would be unthinkable without the knowledge, experience and dedication of our people. We foster a performance-oriented corporate culture that leaves room for creativity, and we value entrepreneurial action on every level of the organization. We offer flexible working hours and individual work models.

Current Openings

Student Trainees, Interns, Diploma Students

For students, we offer the opportunity to join us as a working student or intern. We are interested in long-term cooperation, which is why you have the opportunity to write your thesis or dissertation with us and then be taken on in a permanent position.

Current Openings


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Flexible Working Models

Our flexible working (time) models can help you strike the right work/life balance. Examples include:

  • Flextime (except in shift work)
  • Part-time arrangements 
  • Special leave in response to specific requirements (in accordance with TDK's Work Policies)
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Covered by Collective Bargaining Agreements

Our workforce is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, pursuant to which staff on the collectively agreed pay scale receive special benefits such as

  • 30 days' vacation entitlement
  • Additional vacation pay
  • Payments to employees’ retirement savings plans
  • Special payments pursuant to collective bargaining agreements
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Company Doctor

Our company doctor will is on hand to advise you and provide prophylactic check-ups. The services provided include 

  • Healthcare advice for business travel
  • First aid
  • Eye tests
  • Vaccinations
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Social Counseling

External social counseling provided by the company supports you in challenging life situations such as

  • Reintegration into the workplace after a prolonged illness
  • Difficulties at the workplace
  • Personal and family-related challenges
  • Nursing care for relatives

All advice is provided confidentiality and with full anonymity.

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Career Development and Continuing Education

Whether you are a trainee, career beginner, seasoned specialist or experienced manager, you will find career opportunities suited specifically to you at TDK. You and your superior will work together to plan your professional development, enhancing your skills and adding to your wealth of experience as you complete varied assignments in an international environment. The continuing education we provide will help as you progress.

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Company Retirement Benefits

We always keep your long-term future in mind. Our employer-funded defined-contribution benefit plan helps you to prepare now for your future retirement.

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Sports and Healthcare Offerings

Your health and fitness is important to us. We therefore place the following services at your disposal:

  • Prophylactic check-ups
  • Advice on healthy eating
  • Sports activities
  • Cut-price fitness studio membership
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Parking and Public Transportation

We want your journeys to and from work to be relaxing, not a burden. Our facilities have good links to local public transportation and provide parking space close to your workplace. Additionally, we offer our employees a subsidy for public transportation passes.

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Performance-related Pay

At TDK, performance pays dividends. We pay performance-linked bonuses that reward outstanding dedication and excellent results.

How is working in Munich?

Nadine Sedlaczek, Corporate Planning, TDK Europe

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"We take care of the controlling of European sales. We coordinate our European sales subsidiaries and connect Europe with TDK's Japanese headquarters. In my job, no two days are the same."

Florian Wiesenberger, Head of Corporate & Shareholder Controlling

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"We are well-networked throughout the company, which helps us coordinate and harmonize all relevant processes among the involved companies, business groups and corporate departments around the world."

Dr. Donald Dibra, Senior Engineer, European R&D Center

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“I am focused on the R&D for next-generation components and how these components will be deployed in future applications. It is really exciting and fascinating to collaborate with internal and external partners and evaluate future technologies.”

Corinna Little, GNS S NBD, TDK Europe

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"In our creative little team, we find new customers to develop the applications of the future together: Attracting innovations by building collaborations!"

Martina Auer, Head of Product Marketing Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

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"I am pleased to lead a successful and international team. Our biggest challenge is to spot market trends early, work with development to define the right strategy, and then execute it fast."

Patricia Maerz, Specialist Training & Learning Corporate HR

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"We are making our employees fit for industry 4.0 and, in close cooperation with the plants, are providing a comprehensive training program that promotes employees' knowledge and skills individually with many eLearning offerings. Let's go!"

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Munich Plant
TDK Electronics AG / TDK Europe GmbH

Rosenheimer Str. 141e
81671 Munich