Nice hiking trails around the volcanic Kaiserstuhl


One of the sunniest spots in Germany

Bötzingen is located close to the University town of Freiburg, with many cultural, educational and commercial attractions.

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Thomas Vietze HR Manager

Welcome to SMP Bötzingen

The historical wine village of Bötzingen can be found nestling close to the famous volcanic "Kaiserstuhl" in the Rhine valley, between the Black Forest and the French Vosges, providing an unlimited number of leisure facilities within a small area. The area around Bötzingen is a paradise for outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking and mountain biking. Switzerland, France, Basel airport, and the famous mountain and ski resort "Feldberg" are also nearby.

SMP is one of the largest employers in this attractive high-tech industrial cluster region. The SMP headquarters are located in Bötzingen, where around 1,430 people are employed. Join our team and help us to shape world class vehicles with our products.

SMP Bötzingen is an award-winning apprenticing company. Since 1956, more than 1000 young trainees have finished their 2-3 year programmes with extremely good results. The company has won the gold medal for high educational standards from the AGV Chemie employer’s association.


Part of your career

At SMP we design exterior and interior modules for some of the most popular car brands in the world. But we do more than create products. We create future. Become part of our team and help us to do this.

Impressions of the location

Freiburg, University town - high-tech meets tradition
Historical center of Freiburg
The beautiful landscape around Bötzingen