Ideas in motion


A passion for innovation and unconditional excellence are just two of the hallmarks which make working at WITTENSTEIN so attractive. Our desire to come up with solutions that were previously impossible gives rise to fascinating challenges and long-term prospects for personal development. We frequently question given realities and tread new paths in our working environment. Amongst other things, this is reflected in our company culture, an impressive benefits package and our commitment to innovation. We believe in a corporate culture which is based on the values of a family company and built around trust, openness and responsibility. If you would like to help drive the future with us, WITTENSTEIN can offer you a world of opportunities.

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What this looks like for employees:

  • We are a family company
    At WITTENSTEIN, you can expect the open atmosphere of a medium-sized, family-run company and fair working conditions. Daily interactions are characterized by cooperativeness, a strong sense of community and mutual respect. We take responsibility for our employees, future and the environment.
  • Challenging and exciting tasks
    We make demands and provide support. At WITTENSTEIN, we expect you to be highly motivated and take on responsibility. For this, you can grow into challenging tasks, develop yourself and become a distinguished expert in your field- whether you are in administration, sales or production. 
  • Personalized Orientation Program
    We provide extensive support in your initial steps joining the WITTENSTEIN team. As a new employee, you will go through a personalized orientation program, which will help bring you up to speed and provide you with all of the knowledge you need for a successful start at WITTENSTEIN.
  • Technology inspires us
    We strive for precision, innovation and unbridled excellence. As an innovator in mechatronic drive technology, our goal is to inspire our customers with our ideas.



Most employees who have worked at least one full quarter are eligible for an annual incentive award.

Winter Break

Most employees in the Company are off the last week of December for a Company shut down.

Mega match

We match 100% on the first 2% of 401K deferral and 50% on the next 4%.

Wellness Portal

We have an online portal for employees to participate in Wellness challenges in which they can earn points which can be turned in for gift cards!

Wellness Reimbursement

We also offer a wellness reimbursement for purchases related to health and wellness.

Back to School

We offer tuition assistance to all full time employees who have been with the company for 6 months.

Health Insurance

We have leading market benefits for health insurance with low premiums. Dental and vision are paid for by the company along with Short and Long-term Disability and Basic life insurance.

Healthy Snacks

Free fruit and vegetables every Tuesday and Thursday.

Professional Development

Our online learning portal, WITTENSTEIN University, is the Learning and Development hub for WITTENSTEIN North America, offering more than 3,000 training courses with new courses being added monthly on a wide range of topics, like WITTENSTEIN Products, Software Training, Customer Service, Sales, Management, Safety, and Compliance, to name a few.  The majority of the courses are online or eLearning courses and videos, but learners can also find Reference Materials and sign up for Instructor Lead Training classes, along with the ability to add and track externally completed training, education, and certifications on the learner’s transcript.

If you can’t find the training that you are looking for in WITTENSTEIN University, just let us know and we will try to find it for you.  In addition to the more than 3,000 courses in the portal, the WITTENSTEIN North American Learning and Development Team has access to thousands more, along with the ability to develop training in-house.

The WITTENSTEIN University is continuously evolving as WITTENSTEIN North America grows with quarterly system updates, which include additional features and system enhancements, whether you are completing a required compliance course, learning about WITTENSTEIN Products, or just getting a few tips and tricks on Windows 10, WITTENSTEIN University is the portal to your future!


How do I apply for a position?

First review the job description you are interested in applying for and confirm you meet all the requirements for the position. Then simply email your resume to Please be sure to include which position you are applying for.

What is the application selection process?

The selection is made in several stages. First, we examine all of the applications and prepare a shortlist. If you have aroused our interest, we will be interested in having an interview with you over the phone or in person.

Will I be considered for other positions when applying for a specific position?

Yes, your information will be stored in our database to be considered for alternative vacancies.

What are the employee benefits?

In addition to gaining invaluable experience, we offer competitive base salary, excellent health benefits, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care), matching 401(k) contribution, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement and wellness reimbursement. Also as a new employee, you will take part in our orientation program in the first few months. This includes seminars and workshops, which you can decide on with your supervisors. In addition to this, a personalized orientation is also held in your department.

What do I do if I have a disability and can’t apply online?

WITTENSTEIN North America is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us by calling 1-630-540-5393. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.

Please note: Messages left for other purposes such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.

Statement of Equal Opportunity Policy

Statement of Equal Opportunity Policy WITTENSTEIN North America believes in equal employment opportunities for all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other legally protected classification. It is the Company’s policy to hire and promote the most qualified applicants and to comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity.

WITTENSTEIN North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. Click below for more information on equal employment opportunity.

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