Career

Achieving more together

With their motivation, their competence and their ideas, our employees have made Stryker what it is today: an innovative market leader in the area of medical technology. Our products for orthopaedics, neurosurgery, medical technology and other equipment support doctors worldwide in enabling patients to return to an active and fulfilled life.

Please find below additional information regarding your career opportunities at Stryker.

Current job offers you can find on our career portal

Be part of it

This is why we are looking for people to drive forward the success of our products and our company – committed, talented and responsible people who are not satisfied with what they achieve but constantly strive to raise the bar and develop the best products and services. We are also always on the lookout for sales staff who can place our wonderful products on the market and equip hospitals with reliable Stryker products.

Get to know Stryker! As an employer in Germany, Austria and Switzerland we offer you international career opportunities in the growth sector of medical technology. You can further develop your talents in challenging projects thanks to our flat hierarchies, creative freedom and autonomous working. The strong social competences of our personnel lead to fruitful collaboration and highly committed teams.

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Your start at Stryker – our joint success

Our success is due to a dynamically growing corporate structure and our highly motivated personnel. Whether an engineer, specialist with technical or commercial training, sales representative or manager with an academic background – you will find a wide variety of entry and development opportunities in an innovative, high-tech environment. And, as a student at a vocational training academy, as a trainee or apprentice, at Stryker you can lay the foundation for your career start.

We train numerous different professions at our sites.

Germany

Industrial mechanic
Production mechanic
IT clerk
Mechatronics engineer
Industrial clerk
Industrial clerk with additional qualification
Tool mechanic, instrument technology
IT expert for system integration

Switzerland

Multi-disciplined mechanic
Production mechanic
Industrial clerk

Professional Experience?

Your Next Step

Do you have excellent qualifications and are looking for new challenges and leadership tasks in medical technology? An international, cross-departmental working environment with a wide variety of development opportunities, rapid promotion opportunities and comprehensive training and further education programmes awaits you at Stryker. Whether in the Sales or Marketing Departments, Development or Production, Stryker offers a wide range of work potentials. We match the job possibilities at Stryker to your individual life situation through regular employee dialogues, questionnaires and flexitime models.

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Graduates – your path

to fascinating work

Have you successfully completed your training, your degree or your doctorate and would like to make the most of your capabilities in an internationally successful company? We offer you space for innovative ideas and will help you develop your career individually: with a targeted familiarisation phase and comprehensive training and further education possibilities. As part of our team you will find the ideal conditions for further developing your strengths and talents in an innovative business field.

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Vocational College –

anything but ordinary

Have you finished school and are looking for your place in the world of work? This is not an easy step because your career should ultimately match your abilities and preferences. For this reason, there is no pre-set formula for the dual training we offer at Stryker (apprenticeship and education) – it is individually tailored according to your talents and interests and, during the first semester (half-year), we give you the freedom to get to know different departments. Only afterwards do you decide to concentrate on one department of your choice.

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Trainees – your place

at Stryker

Have you successfully left school and would like to use your abilities practically? At Stryker, we help you demonstrate your strengths and fully exploit your individual potential. In addition to highly qualified trainers, you can expect modern and well-equipped training workshops at our development and production sites, as well as a young open-minded team that comprehensively supports you in your daily work and preparation. And in order to offset vocational college work and teaching we organise exciting activities to ensure that there are lively exchanges between the trainees. Training at Stryker is an excellent basis and opens up super prospects for your professional future.

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We offer intership in the following subjects:

medical technology
mechanical engineering
electrical engineering
IT

BA students

Are you studying and want to find out about practical work? Regardless of whether you completed a dual study course at a co-operative university or a course at a university or technical college – you will have a wide range of possibilities at Stryker: an internship will provide you with insightful awareness of the work environment as well as the latest process developments and product solutions. We would also be pleased to provide you with support in completing your thesis and together we would make the subject of your thesis into an exciting project.

We offer intership in the following subjects:

medical technology
mechanical engineering
electrical engineering
IT

 

 

TO THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Stryker’s selection and employment process is unique – and probably very different to what you are used to. We concentrate on your individual talents – what matters to us is what you can do and not just what you have done. We place great value on getting to know about your experience, education, abilities, professional aspirations and individual strengths. So our application process takes place in several steps: from a telephone interview to a personal interview.

Stryker is an equal opportunity employer, so your application is considered regardless of your age, gender, religion, sexual identity or any handicaps.

You will find current vacancies on the central
Stryker Careers page. You will also find detailed information on the application process there.

Some advice for you:
1. You do not need any preparation for your first telephone interview. Simply be open, honest and impartial.
2. Describe your abilities to us with concrete examples from your working life, your family or your leisure time.
3. Give clear and spontaneous answers.