Cooper Standard employs more than 25,000 employees across 19 countries and we are committed to recruiting and retaining top talent. We actively work with our employees to further develop their skill set throughout their career at Cooper Standard.

Our Culture

Cooper Standard maintains a clearly defined culture as a solutions provider to our customers and a reliable partner to our communities with two-way communication as a top priority. Our leadership team keeps connected with our global workforce through employee webcasts, frequent update announcements and on-going employee feedback mechanisms.

The company shares a common global portal to help facilitate communications and team building, and includes a form for employees to post questions directly to the leadership team. Our employees have the opportunity to interact with their colleagues from many different cultures and backgrounds, adding to the rich diversity that makes up our company.

Rewards and Benefits

Cooper Standard offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. We regularly analyze how our total compensation package compares to the marketplace in the regions we operate in throughout the world.

Career Enrichment

At Cooper Standard, we believe that our employees are what set us apart from our competition. We take great pride in our employees and consider their ongoing development very seriously.

Global Career Framework

Cooper Standard uses a Global Career Framework to ensure we maintain a consistent approach when we share job information. By understanding each job in the company and treating the jobs consistently (while recognizing local and regional differences), we can provide competitive, market-based rewards that recognize employees through systems that link rewards to performance. Our employees use the Global Career Framework to set short- and long-term career goals that align with their skills and interests.

Talent Management System

Our Global Talent Management System provides employees with the processes, tools and resources to learn and grow in their career with us. Our processes are designed to focus on results and build on employees' capabilities within our Leadership Competency Model to maximize their career growth.

Cooper Standard's Global Talent Review Process gives us regular insight into the knowledge, skills and abilities across the organization, and is our vehicle for preparing future talent through the assignment of jobs and targeted development actions.

At Cooper Standard, we invest in your development, provide access to experienced colleagues from around the world and give you the opportunity to work with intelligent, dedicated people so you can continuously challenge yourself and grow.


Cooper Standard is committed to improving the well being of the minority population. Employing minority workers and developing minority business partnerships is a powerful tool for improving the quality of life in our communities and for strengthening our company.

We not only support minority partnerships within our own company, but encourage larger corporations to partner with minority businesses to help create a broader pool of qualified business partners.