The ams OSRAM culture focuses on variety and innovation. A more than motivating working atmosphere, combined with attractive training opportunities and performance-oriented compensation encourage our employees’ actions and promote their entrepreneurial spirit.
We imagine the impossible!
An agile mindset, trust and integrity – for us at ams OSRAM, these values are not just empty promises, but an integral part of our corporate culture that we live every day. In fact, these are the key prerequisites for employees to fulfill even the highest requirements. Learn more about what you can expect from us!
We offer our employees worldwide performance-oriented and competitive compensation along with numerous ancillary benefits. To mention just a few examples: company pension scheme, direct insurance, bonus programs, health and prevention benefits, vocational training as well as sports programs.
In addition, we grant location-specific benefits. Please ask your recruiter to tell you more about these benefits in a personal conversation.
Our corporate culture
To enhance people’s lives through the infinite possibilities in sensing, illumination and visualization in order to drive innovation, develop new technologies and enter future markets. We require a corporate culture characterized by trust and integrity, the passion to win and setting the benchmark. A culture in which we imagine the impossible, decide and execute as well as empower and hold accountable.
Attention to our employees
ams OSRAM is a large global company, but still pays close attention to the views of employees on every level. Senior executives of ams OSRAM hold regular town hall meetings, open to all employees, at all the company’s locations worldwide. We regularly carry out global surveys and invite anonymous input from employees. The company’s leadership principles are strictly enforced. ams OSRAM encourages managers to actively listen to their employees, and to seriously consider every member’s contribution. The ams OSRAM culture expects everyone to be fair, and for each person to treat others the way they want to be treated themselves.
Working from Home
We support work from home where possible and see this as a part of our culture of trust. Our working from home offer to our employees is based on the better consideration of a changing world of work and the desire for an attractive and more flexible work arrangement regarding time and location.
As a part of ams OSRAM, you are not only part of a successful, worldwide and fast-growing company – you are a member of a wider family of people working across Europe, Asia and the US. ams OSRAM puts great effort into events and programs to bring employees together at the company’s various locations around the world. At every site, ams OSRAM organizes social activities to bring employees from all levels of the company together. For employees who enjoy sports there are many opportunities to take part in various activities together with colleagues – such as football matches, tennis tournaments, road races, skiing trips and more.
Our vision: Leading in optical sensing
We want to achieve this vision through our mission: To create the uncontested leader in optical solutions through bold investments in disruptive innovation and continuous transformation delivering best-in-class profitability and growth.
By imagining the impossible, we create exciting innovations that enable our customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare, and industrial technology sectors to maintain their competitive edge. As a combined company, we offer the broadest portfolio in the market. This enables us to develop the complete optical high-tech solutions our customers seek, while envisioning new possibilities they haven’t yet imagined.
Our passion for innovation is complemented by the enduring and trusted partnerships we build with our customers. By partnering with innovation leaders in our markets, we are inspired to design pioneering solutions to game-changing industry trends, such as autonomous driving and 3D sensing in mobile phones.
Our passion for progress is driven by our sense of humanity. This is what awakens our imagination and energizes us to make bold decisions on disruptive innovation.
Together, we advance humanity with sense.
Engineers come to work at ams OSRAM for the excitement of designing new products, technologies and solutions. Our work creates technology for breakthrough applications, which reflects in over 15,000 patents granted and applied for. Engineers at ams OSRAM develop pioneering technologies that greatly impact a broad range of markets – as one big team we shape trends and impact lives. We provide a rich set of tools, test facilities and other engineering resources to help our talented engineering teams develop industry-leading products.
Our company is as colorful and diverse as our sensor and lighting solutions. At ams OSRAM, Diversity and Inclusion are key ingredients for fresh ideas and new ways of thinking. Within our company, we count on Diversity as a driver for success and support an inclusive working environment that allows the best ideas and solutions to surface for the benefit of the company and our customers. Career opportunities for ams OSRAM employees are irrespective of their gender, nationality or social group. Only people from different backgrounds can pull together to create and drive innovation, develop and grow, and ultimately mature in a respectful environment.
As a member of the Charter of Diversity and PROUTATWORK, we are committed to living an open and respectful corporate culture.
Our success as ams OSRAM has resulted in fast growth and worldwide career opportunities for talented and passionate people. Innovation and the ability to use advanced semiconductor technologies to help customers achieve design breakthroughs are highly valued at ams OSRAM. The rapid changes in technologies and markets bring a whole range of new tasks and challenges with them, providing each and every one of us with the opportunity to advance him-/herself and our company as a whole. At ams OSRAM, the thirst for research and the hunger for knowledge meet with entrepreneurial spirit and innovative drive. In combination with more than 110 years of industry experience, this blend is an ideal basis for growth and innovation.
ams OSRAM employees enjoy the opportunity to share their ideas and work together on various topics within the scope of our employee groups. These groups are connected across locations, enabling them to discuss topics across countries and departments to generate new ideas and actively shape the culture of our company. At ams OSRAM, we benefit from our diverse workforce, bringing together different points of view and new ways of thinking. This is essential for us in order to learn from each other and drive innovation in all corporate areas.
More women at the top – this is our goal for ams OSRAM. A balanced mix of all genders in leadership positions has been proven to have a positive effect on business success and growth. With their profound expertise, female leaders contribute significantly to the success of our company. That is why we have set up specific programs to promote female leaders and advance female talents even further. To mention just one example: At the Women’s Leadership Forum, female ams OSRAM leaders from all over the world meet once a year and close ranks in order to jointly work on the development of their careers.
Health and safety are key prerequisites for ensuring that healthy, motivated employees contribute to the success of our company. That is why the Health and Occupational Safety organization is striving to promote the health of employees while at the same time ensuring safety at all our workplaces and in all work processes. This includes protecting our employees against any situations posing threats to their lives or hazards to their health within the scope of their work for ams OSRAM. We have also set out these goals in our EHS Guidelines (EHS – Environmental Protection, Health and Safety) which are binding for all ams OSRAM locations worldwide. Health checks, sports groups and cooperations with sports associations are just a few of the many measures we take in order to promote and maintain the health of ams OSRAM employees.
We are not only striving to generate economic added value, but also to support sustainable development. Sustainability means responsibility towards our customers, employees, shareholders, the environment and society as a whole. Our approach to sustainability is the foundation of our license to operate and an enabler for future business. We understand our responsibility to improve people’s quality of life and advance health and safety while reducing the impact on our environment and making the experience even more convenient. We want to contribute towards making life better! Throughout our value chain we emphasize the careful use of resources, environmental protection, good working conditions, health and safety, and compliance with human rights. As a member of the UN Global Compact and the Responsible Business Alliance, we recognize their principles for sustainable business practices.
As a global company, we not only operate in different cultures and societies, but also actively take responsibility on site. Within the scope of its social commitment, ams OSRAM promotes a large number of individual initiatives in the fields of education and science, arts and culture, as well as various social and humanitarian projects.
Talent-oriented career paths
With our global career paths – “Leadership Career”, “Key Expert Career” and “Project Management Career” – we offer our employees a wealth of opportunities to develop in various directions, depending on their individual strengths and preferences.
Our global ams OSRAM Leadership Programs set benchmarks in terms of corporate leadership at ams OSRAM and support leaders in tackling their challenges. All the capabilities and skills required on the various management levels are specifically developed. Our Project Management Programs focus on applying project management methods daily in practice, promoting the professionalization and consolidation of the knowledge of our project managers. All of our programs encourage social networking with colleagues from other functions and countries.
Your personal growth
ams OSRAM operates in a highly dynamic, agile and competitive industry. A strong focus on continuous learning and development is therefore a key competency for our company to maintain its position in the face of strong competition. Our comprehensive learning offer allows you to fully unleash your technical and personal potential. This means that you will be specifically promoted and challenged in line with your individual career aspirations: general training, personal orientation, and function-specific training or learning that focuses on improving your leadership qualities. A talent management program and regular performance reviews and feedback sessions help you to plan your career at ams OSRAM.
With Open Mentoring, we want to promote entrepreneurial thinking. Under this program, all employees worldwide have the opportunity to act as a mentor or mentee. Mentors usually have comprehensive expertise in a certain specialist area and are available to advise less experienced employees. These mentees benefit from the knowledge of their colleagues. Open Mentoring provides them with valuable input for their daily work. For these relationships to bear fruit, we deliberately go beyond hierarchical levels in order to promote your personal development. Knowledge and experience can thus be shared across hierarchical boundaries – an enriching experience on both the personal and professional level.
To give you a smooth start, we offer you a structured onboarding process – including buddies standing at your side and also experienced colleagues who support you with your new job. Furthermore, our many employee networks are ideal for making new contacts within a short time and become a part of the OSRAM world.
Our employee awards
At ams OSRAM, we focus on providing innovations in optical solutions. The greatest reward for us is for our employees to feel at ease in our company and contribute their skills and talents. We are of course particularly proud whenever we receive prestigious awards from external institutes and organizations, underscoring our excellence as an employer. Have a look at some examples of our recent awards.
Our global headquarters is located on the beautiful grounds of an old Austrian castle, complete with ponds. Right next to the castle is our ultra-modern 200 mm wafer semiconductor fabrication plant (200 mm fab). This mix of historical and new, of tradition and 21st century technology, has a special appeal and is a (well-respected) key element of our culture.
ams OSRAM has a workforce of about 1300 in Austria.
Our new high-tech office building is only a 15-minute drive from the Zurich city center and is located near to a forest and nature parks.
With a fantastic view of Lake Zurich and the Alps, having a completely newly equipped and ergonomic interior with top-notch IT and conference rooms, we provide our employees with the most suitable workspace possible to support productivity and a pleasant work environment.
Our site in Plano is located 19 miles Northeast of Historic Downtown Dallas. In recent years major corporations like Toyota, Capital One and Ericsson have made the area their home. Plano’s motto is ‘Exellence Defined,’ and its proven through our thriving economy, beautiful neighborhoods and family-friendly community.
The ams OSRAM Group, including the listed companies ams AG as parent company and OSRAM Licht AG, is a global leader in optical solutions. By adding intelligence to light and passion to innovation, we enrich people’s lives. This is what we mean by Sensing is Life.
With over 110 years of combined history, our core is defined by imagination, deep engineering expertise and the ability to provide global industrial capacity in sensor and light technologies. We create exciting innovations that enable our customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare and industrial sectors maintain their competitive edge. We thereby drive innovation that meaningfully improves the quality of life in terms of health, safety and convenience, while reducing impact on the environment.
Our around 30,000 employees worldwide focus on innovation across sensing, illumination and visualization to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more accurate and daily moments in communication a richer experience. Our work creates technology for breakthrough applications, which is reflected in over 15,000 patents granted and applied. Headquartered in Premstaetten/Graz (Austria) with a co-headquarter in Munich (Germany), the group achieved well over USD 5 billion combined revenues in 2020 (pro-forma).
The Advanced Optical Sensors business provides market-leading sensor solutions that improve the human experience and well-being by sensing types of light both visible and invisible to the human eye. Key AOS applications include ambient light and proximity sensors; 1D Time-of-Flight, spectral sensors, bio sensors, as well as active noise cancelation (ANC).
Bringing intelligence to light and passion to innovation, we enrich people’s lives – this drives us forward. With our vision, we will advance our technologies in sensing, illumination and visualization. We imagine vital new applications that make life better for everyone – from making journeys safer, medical diagnosis more effective and daily moments a richer experience.
At ams OSRAM, your creativity has free rein to shape new products and services. You’ll discover innovative technologies in a market characterized by progress and change. We offer you rewarding career opportunities in a global company – and the opportunity to help us improve people's lives.
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While working with us, you can develop your individual skills and talents – for example by joining one of our global career paths: Leadership, Key Expert, or Project Management.