As a leading development service provider, ALTEN opens doors to innovation and technology in the idyllic Coburg
Living & working
Coburg is the seat of ALTEN GmbH with around 80 employees. A large part of the back-office activities is handled at this location by the departments of Marketing, Quality Management, IT, Facility Management, and Car Management. Competent new employees are regularly trained in IT and technical product design. The focus of the Coburg team is mechanical development. Since 1998, we have used our wide-ranging expertise for the development of vehicle interiors and exteriors, as well as electronic small appliances in-house and on-site at customer locations. We cover the entire product development process including concept development, detailed design, supplier management, and product support, and are development partners for customers in the ALTEN network, not only locally but also throughout Germany.
The office is located in a complex of buildings that used to be a corset factory. Today, EsCo Park is a state-of-the-art Science Medical Park, home to innovative companies, several doctors’ offices, and a cafe. It’s just a ten-minute walk to the city centre where you’ll find numerous restaurants, cafes, and places to shop.
Since it is located next to the A73, Coburg is less than an hour and a half’s drive from cities such as Nuremberg and Erfurt. Coming from the south, the fastest route to the office is via the Rödental junction and coming from the north via exit 7 Coburg. Staff parking is available at Vorderer Floßanger, 600 metres away. There are also parking spaces directly at the EsCo Park for a fee.
You can get to Berlin and Munich in just two and a half hours thanks to the ICE connection. The public transport system buses and trains are likewise very suitable for the daily commute. Bus line 3 stops directly at EsCo Park.
Interesting facts & free time
One of the largest castles in Germany, Veste Coburg, towers high above the city which is home to 40,000 inhabitants. Below this fortress, passed a park and the court garden, is the Schlossplatz (castle plaza), where internationally known bands and musicians perform concerts in the summer at the open-air festival.
The cityscape is dominated by gates, towers, small palaces, and numerous half-timbered houses. In July, however, Coburg is transformed into the South American Rio de Janeiro. The largest Samba festival outside of Brazil is celebrated for three days with well over 150,000 visitors in the streets and alleys as well as many shows, dance and music.
Between the Thuringian Forest and Franconian Switzerland, there are also numerous options for excursions into nature in the Coburg region. Goldbergsee, Schloss Rosenau, and Staffelberg are among the most popular destinations. Relaxation after a hard day is guaranteed when you visit the thermal baths Obermain Therme Bad Staffelstein or ThermeNatur Bad Rodach.