SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp North America, Inc.


November 13, 2013 14:28 ET

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace Named 2014 Military Friendly Employer

KENT, WA--(Marketwired - November 13, 2013) - For the second consecutive year, ThyssenKrupp Aerospace, a division of ThyssenKrupp Materials, LLC, has received a "Military Friendly Employer®" designation from Victory Media Inc., a veteran-owned business and publisher of "G.I. Jobs" magazine.

The 2014 Military Friendly Employers® represent those companies with the strongest military recruiting programs and meaningful job opportunities for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment. The magazine's selection criteria for the "Military Friendly" designation is based upon the strength of the company's military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.

"It is an honor to be noted as a Military Friendly Employer," said Jeff Luckasavage, President, ThyssenKrupp Aerospace. "The scores of veterans who serve our customers every day are a true testament to the ThyssenKrupp values of integrity, credibility, reliability and consistency which define everything we do."

Job opportunities at ThyssenKrupp Aerospace are a natural transition for veterans because ThyssenKrupp's business structure in areas such as supply chain management and third party logistics are key functions within the military's structure. In addition, the company, and its affiliates, serve a number of military-friendly industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical devices and oil and gas.

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace maintains key partnerships with every branch of service. These relationships are instrumental in providing specific support for veterans such as translating military job codes as well as coaching and mentoring.

"Across ThyssenKrupp North America, we strive to attract and keep top talent," said Torsten Gessner, Chief Executive Officer for ThyssenKrupp North America, Inc. "Veterans and other members of the military embody a passion to perform and the courage to strive to be best in class -- core values for all of us at ThyssenKrupp."

The Military Friendly Employers® list, which is verified by Ernst & Young LLP, serves as the primary benchmark of corporate recruiting programs aimed at veterans. An Advisory Board consisting of leaders in the military recruitment community helps determine the list's methodology, criteria and weightings.

About ThyssenKrupp Aerospace NA
ThyssenKrupp Aerospace is a division of ThyssenKrupp Materials, LLC which is a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp Materials NA. ThyssenKrupp Aerospace is dedicated to growing its global aerospace supply chain activities and distribution services with other world-class aerospace manufactures. ThyssenKrupp Aerospace employs 675 people in North America. ThyssenKrupp Material's parent company, ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, Inc. is a leading North American provider of production materials and integrated service solutions. The company is staffed by over 2,900 employees and operated in more than 90 North American locations.

ThyssenKrupp is a diversified technology and materials group based in Essen, Germany. It has 150,000 employees in over 80 countries developing ideas and innovations into solutions for sustainable progress. In fiscal year 2011/2012 ThyssenKrupp generated global sales of $64 billion. In North America, ThyssenKrupp subsidiaries employed more than 20,000.

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