FAUN Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG

FAUN Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG

FAUN is the most successful, privately owned, manufacturer of waste disposal vehicles in Europe. The Head Office and main production is based in Osterholz-Scharmbeck (Lower Saxony), however they have international operations in many countries and worldwide FAUN has more than 1,000 employees.The company bases its success largely on the commitment and motivation of its employees. FAUN offers a wide range of varied and interesting roles within the company that require an entrepreneurial, can do attitude.

Company details

Feldhorst 4 , Osterholz-Scharmbeck , 27711 Germany
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Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Waste Management
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1845
Employees:
101-1000
Turnover:
100,000,000 - 1,000,000,000 €

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The KIRCHHOFF Group traces back to the company Stephan Witte, that was founded in 1785 to produce sewing needles in Iserlohn. For four generations owned by the KIRCHHOFF family, the group today consists of four business areas: KIRCHHOFF Automotive, KIRCHHOFF Ecotec, WITTE Tools, and KIRCHHOFF Mobility and achieved a total sales volume of 1.9 bn Euros with more than 11,500 employees worldwide in 2016.

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is a development partner to the automotive industry for complex metal and hybrid structures for body in white and chassis and is active all over the globe as a full-service supplier.

With the product lines waste collection vehicles, street sweepers, and lifters, KIRCHHOFF Ecotec is market leader in Europe. As the first manufacturer this business unit developed an integral hybrid waste removal truck.

As a producer of premium screw driving tools WITTE Tools offers his customers excellent product quality and particular sales and marketing concepts.

KIRCHHOFF Mobility is one of the leading suppliers for individual car reconstructions that give people more mobility.

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FAUN is reliable progressive.

It is our mission to support you with high performance, high quality refuse collection vehicles and road sweepers day in day out. To be successful, we work relentlessly to improve our technologies and to optimise every detail.

FAUN guidelines

We aim to:

  1. be the world’s leading company for all aspects of  waste disposal technology
  2. by providing oustanding customer  service & support
  3. by providing bespoke solutions to all of our customers with research, development and technological innovation.. 
  4. by being a highly motivated, well managed,  company, with which our employees are closely involved and can identify with
  5. expand the strength of our company through stability and sustainable growth
  6. increase the expertise of our employees through training and further development

FAUN Guidelines

We aim to:

  • be the world’s leading company for all aspects of  waste disposal technology
  • by providing oustanding customer  service & support
  • by providing bespoke solutions to all of our customers with research, development and technological innovation..
  • by being a highly motivated, well managed,  company, with which our employees are closely involved and can identify with
  • expand the substance and strength of our company through stability and sustainable  growth
  • increase the expertise of our employees through training and further development