Our corporate culture

Valeo’s culture is rooted in our core values of ethics, transparency, empowerment, professionalism and teamwork as well as our 5 Axes for operational excellence.

Encouraging diversity, including gender diversity, is an important part of our culture and one of the keys to our success. We make Valeo a great place to join, work, learn, develop and grow for men and women alike, thus building and retaining a solid and talented workforce for Valeo.

Our core values

Our culture is based on five values which define who we are and our corporate culture on a daily basis all around the world.


  • Treating every individual with the respect they deserve
  • Supporting sustainable development
  • Having irreproachable business and professional conduct


  • Always acting in compliance with rules and regulations
  • Openly sharing information, whether good or bad

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  • Being accountable and responsible at all levels of the organization
  • A proven track record in improvement proposals



  • Imagining and preparing for the future through agility and innovation
  • Speaking with integrity and backed by data
  • Being people and results oriented

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  • Sharing know-how with colleagues
  • Building synergies across teams
  • Helping each other


The “5 Axes”

The “5 Axes” methodology for customer satisfaction is central to our culture of operational excellence at Valeo. The axes cover all working processes that have a direct impact on customer satisfaction. They are:

  • Involvement of Personnel
  • Supplier Integration
  • The Valeo Production System
  • Total Quality
  • Product Development

Discover the Valeo “5 Axes” methodology