Working at Ottobock

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A career with a global market leader and family company

Mobility for people

Enjoying life and being independent day-to-day – many of us take it for granted, and it should be possible for people with limited mobility as well. Our products help people regain their mobility.

Finding the appropriate solution for the individual’s respective needs is a major, exciting task for our team of over 9,000 employees around the world. And we tackle this task together.

Our values

Successful collaboration – based on shared values


Involvement in society

Ottobock stands for mobility for people. For us, quality of life is closely linked to personal freedom and independence. That’s why integration and participation in society and the world of work, equal opportunities and equality, and respectful collaboration are key components of our corporate culture.

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Would you like to join the Ottobock team? Find the right job for you.

Room to develop, responsibility, benefits

For professionals

Here at Ottobock, we offer various points of entry and development opportunities to managers, professionals with experience and graduates. We offer you:

  • An individual career path: We offer you extensive development and training opportunities to help you achieve your personal career goals.

  • Fantastic teams: Our employees’ motivation is infectious. Become part of an international network that achieves more together.

  • A family-friendly company: We offer various programmes that promote health, provide corporate benefits and help you maintain a healthy work/life balance.


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For IT Experts

For Operations Professionals

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Opportunities from the outset

For students

We offer paid internships, work/study positions and the option to write project reports and academic theses at our locations in Duderstadt, Königsee, Berlin and Vienna. Helping you integrate into the team is a top priority for us, because we want you as a student to get a good idea of what our everyday work is like right from the start.

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For school students

Training our young employees is a top priority for us. That’s why we offer qualified, personal support for our trainees and students and take early steps to get you integrated into our day-to-day business. In many cases, you can continue our training courses to become a Bachelor professional or combine them with a university degree course. Plus, the Ottobock Academy offers professional training and further education seminars.


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Fantastic teams

Orthotics and prosthetics professionals (O&P professionals) work together to make a prosthetic socket and ensure it adapts perfectly to every movement.

Induction and development

It is important to us that you feel welcome and get to know us quickly. With our offer, we support you in becoming a part of the Ottobock community:

  • Participation in the 'Ottobock Welcome Days', a two-day onboarding event at headquarters where the focus is getting to know Ottobock and personal networking with new colleagues.

  • Individual orientation plan tailored to your needs

  • A buddy from your department is at your side

  • Regular feedback meetings with your manager


Your personal development is close to our hearts. Ottobock offers a variety of opportunities for this:

  • Regular development meetings with your manager

  • Learning opportunities with various formats such as trainings, e-learnings, virtual bar camps, self-learning paths, playlists with selected learning content including videos, articles or podcasts, etc.

  • Local and global exchange and networking opportunities in virtual meetings and our internal company communities

  • For our managers: virtual offerings with various topics related to leadership, cross-company networking with managers from other companies, internal company communities for global exchange with colleagues, opportunities for mentoring colleagues.

For us, virtual formats are not a temporary solution, but a fixed component in our portfolio, which highly motivated colleagues implement with enthusiasm in a professional and lively manner.

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Promoting employee health

We care about your health. Take advantage of our occupational health management programmes:

  • From football to yoga, we encourage you to join our subsidised company sports groups.

  • Take advantage of our extensive preventative services and healthcare offers (such as screenings).

  • You have access to healthcare services from a company doctor.

  • Our anonymous external counselling service is available to support you.


We want to help you achieve the best possible family/work balance:

  • We offer models for variable working hours with flextime.

  • Working from home, working part-time and partial retirement arrangements can be individually agreed in coordination with your managers.

  • We provide you with advice and support for all questions related to maternity and parental leave as well as returning to work.

  • During the holidays, we offer a childcare programme for children ages seven and up.

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Childcare programme during school holidays

Offers and discounts

  • Employee discounts as part our corporate benefits and in cooperation with regional partner companies

  • Company retirement fund

  • State-supported savings schemes

  • Supplementary dental insurance

  • Company-subsidised programme for leasing bicycles (BikeLeasing/JobRad)

  • Carpooling platform

  • Parking close to work

  • Common room with cafeteria

  • Free water and coffee provided

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What our colleagues love about their jobs

... and why working at Ottobock is so special.


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Ottobock is a TOP employer in South Lower Saxony

Ottobock was awarded with the TOPAS label by the IHK and Südniedersachsen-Stiftung in November 2022. TOPAS stands for TOP Employers in South Lower Saxony and helps the companies awarded with it to position themselves in the competition for the best skilled workers.
In order to be able to bear the coveted TOPAS label, a company must work out targets that are supported by specific measures and established in the long term. These are discussed and evaluated in the companies in on-site audits. Strategically, employer branding focuses on employee retention and integration as well as recruitment.


Any other questions?

If you still have questions about careers at Ottobock, just get in touch with our recruiting team:

You can also reach us by phone at +49 5527 8483399 during our consultation hours (Tuesday between 1 pm and 2 pm; Thursday between 4 pm and 5 pm).

We look forward to hearing from you.

Katharina Nolte

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Working in the Bionic Exoskeletons Team

The rapidly growing business division Ottobock Bionic Exoskeletons develops and sells exoskeletons for the working world. Their innovative technical solutions enable people to pursue their demanding everyday working life for longer in a health-friendly manner.


Strong women at Ottobock

Female employees of Ottobock talk about their careers and leadership by women as well as sharing tips for more self-acceptance.


Engineering at Ottobock

From bionic hand prostheses to microprocessor-controlled knee joints, as an engineer at Ottobock, you will push the boundaries of what is possible and help people maintain or regain freedom of movement. We bring technology to life.

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