The Schunk Group as an employer

Around 8,100 employees around the globe are the basis for our success.

If you want to take responsibility, introduce new ideas and develop yourself, the Schunk Group is perfect for you. Every day, the motivation and performance of our employees help us, as a leading technology company, to excite customers all around the world. This is why we are always on the lookout for people who are fully committed, think in an entrepreneurial way and have the courage to strike out in new directions.

01 Innovative technologies

Did you know that Schunk accompanies you in your daily life? Our products and systems do more than just ensure propulsion and safety in cars, rail systems, trains and ships. We also light up LEDs, fly into space and ensure an ideal climate in computing centers, operating rooms and the foodstuff industry. Join our team and discover innovative technologies used all around the world.

02 Financial stability

Following Ludwig Schunk's lead, we are committed to sustainable development and maintaining the independence of the Schunk Group for the good of our workforce and the sustainability of the company. A solid foundation culture and sustainable growth oriented toward the success of the company make the Schunk Group a reliable employer across the globe.

03 Internationality

Are you looking for challenges at an internationally active company? The Schunk Group is at home all around the world, just like its customers. Benefit from our global orientation and look past national borders through regular exchanges with customers and colleagues from around the world and by working at our companies abroad, through the Schunk Global Graduate Program, for example.

04 Culture of innovation

Do you have the courage to think differently and be open to new things? If so, the Schunk Group is for you! As an international technology company, our innovation of pioneering products will still be crucial for inspiring our customers in the future. This is why Schunk promotes very targeted innovations and offers a working environment in which you can make your ideas a reality.

05 Diversity

Diversity is our key to success and a solid component of Schunk culture. By promoting interculturality, increasing female technical and management personnel and through cross-generational work and offerings for improved compatibility of family and career, we strengthen the diversity of our workforce in a very targeted way.

06 Individual prospects

Thanks to our broad spectrum of offerings for continuing education and qualification, we are able to open up prospects for the future best suited to your situation, whether it be the development of your talents or your career in a circuitous way. Regardless of whether you are a skilled worker or management, whether you're in Germany or at another of our international locations, we'll help to develop your potential according to your specific needs side-by-side with you.

07 Management through dialog

We rely on management personnel who motivate, accompany and develop employees. This is why you have the opportunity to clarify your mutual expectations through dialog with your supervisor every year. Through Schunk CAMP, our development program for management personnel, we also prepare our employees for future management tasks, offering them prospects for professional development.

08 Health and sports

We want you to stay healthy, which is why we offer you a comprehensive health program at many locations, including information events on prevention and healthy eating, as well as physical therapy and back-health courses. Events like the international Schunk soccer tournament and a variety of sports groups enable you to actively balance out everyday working life.

  • More than 60 Schunk employees took part in the 2016 J.P. Morgan Corporate Chase in Frankfurt.
  • At many locations, the Schunk Group organizes larger and smaller sporting and recreational events for its employees.
  • The Schunk Group offers a working environment in which you can make your ideas a reality.
  • Schunk teams paddling for the top spots in dragon boat races.