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Work with us to turn technology into “Technology for Life”

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Why Dräger?

Dräger is a company with life in its veins – from more than 15,000 employees. Without their enthusiasm, boldness and personality, we wouldn't be where we are today: a world leader in medical and safety technology. 

We know how important every single employee is for our company. Therefore, we work to improve their lives, both on the job and after hours.

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Find your dream job in our job openings.

Career leadership we lead

Be the kind of leader you would follow.

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No matter where you are in your education or your professional career – we have the right offer for you.

That’s worth working for

Every life is unique. Protect, support and rescue lives: that's what we do at Dräger – day in and day out. Therefore, we are interested in you if you are looking to work for an organisation that does something more, something that’s truly worth working for.

As an international leader in medical and safety technology, we develop pioneering devices, software, services and solutions that people around the world trust. Wherever Dräger products are used, it's about the most important thing: it's about life.

Learn more about our locations in UK:

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Aberdeen

Our Aberdeen facility is the home for Draeger’s Marine & Offshore operations including Sales, Hire, Training & Service for all Draeger safety solutions. Since January 2021 it is also the UK hub for Draeger Hire. This facility has been serving our North Sea customers and supply chain since 2010. As well as a fully functioning service and repair workshop the facility has a state of the art confined space OPITO accredited training area. Draeger is committed fully to the Clean Energy Transition and the Aberdeen facility is at the centre of all Fossil Fuel and Renewable Energy operations for UK & Ireland.

Blyth

The Blyth site is the centre of excellence for Design and manufacture of Self Contained Breathing apparatus, for distribution national and globally, the site also offers, training, service and repair to the UK market and as of 2020 manufactures FFP’s for local domestic and global markets.
The site invests heavily in its people and technology to ensure that Draeger is at the forefront to support its manufacturing depth.

Hemel

Draeger Medical UK Ltd, located in Hemel Hempstead, offers products, services throughout the patient care process. Draeger Medical UK’s goal is to provide solutions that support patient centred processes for high quality and effectiveness.

Plymouth

The Plymouth site is dedicated to building Open Path Fixed Gas Detection units, including Service and Repair. With a team of around 16 employees we produce approximately 2700 units per year, these units are sold to the petrochemical industry under Draeger’s safety portfolio.

Dublin

The Draeger Ireland office is located within the Citywest Business Campus on the Southern outskirts of Dublin.

Easy access to the city and airport as well as all main routes leading in and out of Dublin make it a very convenient location.

We have been based in these premises since 2008 but have had a direct presence in Ireland since 1992 and prior to that customers were supported directly by Draeger UK.

Draeger Ireland employ 12 people directly and carry out the day to day administration of the business (Sales and Service) from our Citywest base but we benefit from shared services such IT, HR, Finance and Facilities Management which is provided by Draeger in the UK

Our products, our markets

As an international leader in medical and safety technology, we develop pioneering devices, software, services and solutions that people around the world trust. Wherever Dräger products are used, it's about the most important thing: it's about life.

Draeger hospital ventilation

Hospitals

Among other products, Dräger offers customers anaesthesia workstations, ventilators for intensive and emergency care, patient monitoring devices and devices for medical care for premature and newborn babies. With ceiling supply units, IT solutions for the OR and gas management systems, the company is at the customer's side in the entire hospital.

Draeger Firefighting

Firefighting

From personal protection equipment and gas measuring technology and thermal imaging cameras to training and breathing protection workshops: Dräger always offers the right solution, no matter what risks are involved in deployment.

Draeger Mining

Mining

Measuring instruments worn by miners warn them about dangerous gas concentrations. Escape devices, long term breathing protection systems and rescue chambers offer protection in emergencies. Dräger products help miners safely survive critical situations underground.

Draeger Oil & gas industry

Oil and gas industry

From highly sensitive warning systems against poisonous or flammable gases to a precisely customised escape concept: Dräger develops solutions for safety and protection from risks - from designing a facility all the way to operation. In this way, production disturbances with risks for people, the environment and facilities can be reduced.

Draeger Chemical Industry

Chemical industry

Gas measuring devices, personal protection equipment and support services provide protection from hazardous materials and dangerous substances: the spectrum ranges from protective eyewear and suits and breathing apparatus to mobile and stationary gas measurement technology and on to training and complete shutdown concepts.

Draeger Steel & Metal Industry

Steel & Metal Industry

Sparks, extreme temperatures, hazardous gases and other hazardous substances are 'daily business' in the steel and metal industry. Work on the blast furnace takes place under the harshest of conditions and high efficiency pressure. Safety has top priority in production and maintenance work. Did you know that the gas mixture is still 200 ° C hot when you leave the stove?

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Alcohol and Drug Detection

Over many decades Dräger has gained experience and expertise in breath alcohol and drug screening. We are a world leader in the field of alcohol screening with many hundreds of Police Forces across the world using Dräger equipment. For over 60 years, Dräger's alcohol and drug screening devices have helped police identify law breakers, defuse confrontations and bring watertight evidence to court. Did you know that the Dräger Alcotest was invented after a company party?

Draeger Health & Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

The handling of hazardous substances offers a multitude of different challenges for employees. We support with gas measuring systems which have the lowest consequential costs or respiratory and body protection equipment with the highest wearing comfort. Did you know that Dräger products are as much in use as in space?

Draeger Water treatment

Water Treatment

Combustible gases, hazardous biosolids, volatile chemicals – these are some of the dangers workers encounter on a daily basis in water treatment plants, sewer systems, tanks, and pipelines - Workers must be protected not only from contaminated sewage and residues, but also from contact with substances that occur during water treatment. Did you know that clean water is an extremely scarce resource and only 2,5% of all global water resources is fresh water?

Application and interview process

Have we sparked your interest in our technology for life? Find out more about the application and interview process at dräger.

FAQ

Which documents do I need for an online application at Dräger? How do I apply for an internship? You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions here. Simply select the area that is of interest for you.

Various / General

How do I contact the local HR department at Dräger?

You can find your individual point of contact in the relevant job advertisement.


Can I send an e-mail application to Dräger?

For job openings that are published in our online application portal, we require you to submit your online application by using the portal. This ensures that we quickly and securely receive your application documents.


Can I send an unsolicited application to Dräger?

Unfortunately we cannot consider unsolicited applications. However, you will find all current vacancies in our online job portal.

We hope that you will find an adequate position there, so that you can apply for a specific job/vancancy with Dräger then via our online job portal and apply directly.


In case you do not initially find a suitable job initially, we would like to recommend the following: Please activate your ›job subscription‹ via the respective menu – you will automatically be informed about upcoming vacancies that may be of interest to you.


I could not find an answer to my question. Who can I contact?

In this case please click here to send us a message.

Applying for a Job

How can I search for open positions?

Please click on "Job openings" to access a search screen that lets you search for interesting vacancies in different ways.

Select your search criteria, e.g. by the country in which you would like to work.

Enter a key word in the full-text search, e.g. engineering.

If you already know the reference number of a job listing, you can also enter this in the full-text search to quickly reach the relevant job.


TIP:

Searching is quicker and easier if you are already registered in our job exchange. This gives you the option of entering different search orders. Simply sign in using your username and password.


How can I apply for a position?

Click the position that you would like to apply for. The job posting will open and you can click the ”apply now" button. If you have not yet registered at the online application portal, this is the next step. Complete the following data for the registration:


1) Your first name and last name


2) Your chosen username and a password

Tip: Simply use your e-mail address as your username.

NOTICE: You will need this login data every time you sign in.


3) Your e-mail address. Please make sure that the e-mail address you have entered is correct in order to ensure that you can be reached by e-mail.


4) You will need to accept the data privacy statements.


Once you are registered, you can simply sign in with your username and password.


In the application process we ask that you enter all of the requested data. For example, this includes your address, your education, previous experience, your current resume, etc.


Can I apply for several positions simultaneously?

Yes, feel free to apply for more than one position interests you. Each of your applications will be checked and handled individually by the responsible Recruiter/HR Manager who is mentioned in the respective job advertisement.


Which documents do I need for my application?

The documents to be included in your application depend on the customs in the country in which you are submitting the application. In some countries a résumé is sufficient, while other countries require references. In Germany your application should contain a cover letter, your CV/résumé, information on your educational background as well as references and relevant certificates.


Are the listed job openings up-to-date? What is the cut-off date for the advertised position?

All positions in our online portal are up-to-date and we are actively recruiting candidates. Once the respective vacancy is filled the position information is removed from our online portal.


Are there any requirements when uploading my documents?

You can upload up to three documents as attachments in the online application in one of the file formats that are listed on the page. Please make sure that each document does not exceed a file size of 5 MB, in total 10 MB.


Can I save my online application and continue at a later date?

Yes, you can exit your application at any time and continue later. In the online application simply click on the "save" button.


How can I change my uploaded documents after submitting my application?

You can’t change your uploaded documents (cover letter, résumé/CV, certificates) after submitting your application. If necessary please contact the person listed in the job posting.  


Can I reapply with Dräger, if I have not been accepted for another position?

We are aware that a number of suitable candidates might frequently apply for various positions at Dräger. If you were not successful with a certain position that you have applied for, we recommend to continuously monitor our open positions by activating our “job subscription” option via the respective menu, which will automatically inform you about upcoming vacancies that are of interest to you.


The position that I would like to apply for is no longer posted in the online application portal. How can I apply for this position?

Our online application portal currently contains all vacant positions in Germany, US, UK, Italy and Dubai and other countries. Positions that are not displayed in the portal are no longer vacant, so applications can no longer be accepted for them.


Does Dräger pay any of the travel expenses?

The remuneration of travel expenses depends on the subsidiary for which you have applied. If you have any questions, please discuss with the contact person listed in the job posting. 


How can I apply for Dräger companies internationally?

Please use our job search to access our job openings in Germany, the US, UK, Italy and in Dubai and other countries. Our applicant tracking system will automatically forward your documents to the right contact.

Job openings in subsidiaries in countries other than those mentioned above are usually provided at a local level; in these cases please contact the respective Dräger subsidiary directly. The addresses are available on the corresponding country pages on our Dräger websites.

Functionality of Online Application System

The Job Ad appears in a different language than expected. What can I do?

If the job ad appears in a different language than expected, please click the down arrow at the top right of your login page and choose the correct language.


Which browsers does the application wizard support?

Our online application system supports the most current browsers such as Firefox, Mozilla Chrome, Edge, Safari.

NOTICE: Your pop-up blocker will need to be disabled to us the online application portal.


The system or the browser crashed – has my information been deleted?

If you have clicked on "save" after entering your data in the online application, your entries will not have been lost. Simply sign in using your username and password in order to continue your Dräger application.


I have forgotten my password. What can I do?

If you have forgotten your password, you can simply e-mail yourself a new one.

On the Login page simply click on the “Forgot password” link below the entry fields. Then enter your username or your e-mail address in the following screen.

Click on "Request password" and you will receive an e-mail with a new password within a few minutes.


The system does not accept my user data. What can I do?

The reason for this might be the change of our Online Application System, effective April 23rd, 2018. Please register in our new Online Application System here.

Your personal data in the former system will be deleted automatically according to the current data protection regulations.


How do I change my password?

You can change your password in the application portal at any time. To do so, click on "Change Password". Then enter your current password as well as your new password in the following screen.


How do I change my username?

You can change your username at any time. To do so, please sign into the online application portal and click on "Change Username".


Are there any requirements when uploading my documents?

You can upload up to three documents as attachments in the online application in one of the file formats that are listed on the page. Please make sure, that all documents have no password protection and each document does not exceed a file size of 5 MB, in total 10 MB.


Can I save my online application and continue at a later date?

Yes, you can exit your application at any time and continue later. In the online application simply click on the "save" button.


How can I change my uploaded documents after submitting my application?

You can’t change your uploaded documents (cover letter, résumé/CV, certificates) after submitting your application. If necessary please contact the person listed in the job posting.  


How can I withdraw an application?

To withdraw your application, sign into your online application using your username and password. Under the "My applications" menu item, select the relevant application and click "Recycle Bin". You will then no longer be considered a candidate for this position.


How do I delete my candidate profile?

The following steps show you how you can delete your candidate profile.

1. To delete your candidate profile and your applicant data, please sign into the system using your username and password. Then click on “sign in”.

2. Click “Login data” under “My Career”, then click “delete account”.

3. In the following prompt, please click “yes” to delete your account.

4. Your application data has successfully been deleted.

Next steps

What happens after I have applied?

We carefully consider your application as soon it arrives. If important questions remain open, we will conduct a brief phone interview with you. If your profile fits our vacancy, we will invite you to a personal meeting with the hiring manager and the responsible Human Resources Manager.


How do I contact the HR department at Dräger?

The appropriate contact information is listed in the job posting.


Does Dräger pay any of the travel expenses?

The remuneration of travel expenses depends on the subsidiary for which you have applied. If you have any questions, please discuss with the contact person listed in the job posting. 


How can I withdraw an application?

To withdraw your application, sign into your online application using your username and password. Under the ›My applications‹ menu item, select the relevant application and click ›Recycle Bin‹. You will then no longer be considered a candidate for this position


How do I delete my candidate profile?

The following steps show you how you can delete your candidate profile.

1. Please sign into the system using your username and password. Then click on ›sign in‹.

2. Click ›Login data‹. under ›My Career‹., then click ›delete account‹.

3. In the following prompt, please click ›yes‹. to delete your account.

4. Your application data will be deleted.

Internships in Germany

For which degree courses does Dräger offer internships?

Especially at our headquarters in Germany Dräger provides internships for students completing degrees in the following areas:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Communication Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Process Engineering
  • Medical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy
  • Graphics and Media Sciences
  • Health Sciences, (Product) Design
  • Related areas of study


What can I expect from an internship at Dräger?

In order to expand your theoretical knowledge with practical application, you will be integrated into our work processes and corporate structures as a team member. After receiving helpful information and tips on your first day as part of a welcome event, you will be ready to start your internship. You will receive support from a supervisor from the department as well as from Human Resources Management during your internship.


You will assist your department in its everyday operations and also work on exciting (international) projects in cooperation with experts. This will give you an opportunity to put forward your own ideas and display your strengths.


Your feedback is very important to us. Your supervisor will hold a meeting at the half-way point of your internship as well as a feedback meeting at the end of the internship. You will also have numerous opportunities to hold discussions with your personal supervisor as well as Human Resources Management during the entire internship period. At the end of your internship, we provide you with a comprehensive internship certificate, which provides a detailed description of your tasks and responsibilities as well as your technical and personal performance.


We provide flexible working hours with flextime as well as the opportunity to participate in our attractive LUNA training program (company sport, foreign languages, IT training, personality development). Specialist technical presentations and company tours give you an insight into other departments at the Dräger Group. Our monthly student club as well as the annual summer and winter event allow you to expand your network and, in particular, to leave work to one side for a change.


You have already completed your third semester and have received very good study results? You enjoy teamwork, have a high level of commitment and are open to ideas outside the box? You enjoy working independently, with a focus on solutions and have good English and PC skills? If this is you, then you have come to the right place at Dräger!


We make ⟩Technology for Life⟨. Our products protect, support and save our customers' lives. An extremely important task. A great responsibility. We are looking for people who are not just focused on quickly climbing the corporate ladder, but who are also looking for work that makes a difference – people who have the courage to take an innovative approach, people who are inquisitive and who have an open ear, people who commit to an idea with passion and dedication and share this with others.


In short: people who work together with us to turn technology into ⟩Technology for Life⟨!


We look forward to receiving your application.


How does the application process for an internship look like?

If you can relate to our motto "Technology for Life", please apply directly online using the application form provided by our online job portal. We are always happy to receive applications online, as we constantly offer internships in various areas of study.


Which documents are required for an application for an internship in Germany?

What we need from you is:

  • a brief cover letter
  • your résumé and your reports and certificates
  • information on your desired start date
  • desired duration of your internship as well as the period defined by your university


At which point in time should I apply for an internship in Germany?

Ideally, please apply at least three to four months before the desired start date of your internship and have a look at the current internships openings in -various areas of study.


How does the interviewing process look like for an internship in Germany?

If you have persuaded us with your application, we look forward to meeting you personally for an interview. This gives you the opportunity to closely observe the company and your future work environment and fire questions at your department adviser. If you successfully win us over, we will arrange the next steps together with you.


What else do I have to know in case being invited for an interview for an internship in Germany?

A professional appearance as well as authenticity are important to us. Just be yourself: we prefer applicants who show themselves to be active, natural discussion partners and who remain as individual as you


What type of internship can I complete at Dräger in Germany and how long does an internship last?

You can complete an internship at Dräger before as well as during your degree course. We offer preparatory and basic internships, mandatory internships and voluntary internships. A regular internship lasts between three to six months.


Mandatory internships can be completed up to a duration of six months at Dräger, in line with the mandatory period defined in the study regulations. Dräger offers internships that are not based on a university requirement (voluntary internships) for a maximum period of three months. You have the opportunity to complete a voluntary internship, even after completing a mandatory internship at Dräger.


How much do I earn during an internship in Germany?

We show our appreciation of your commitment to us with monthly remuneration of 700 Euros for a 35-hour working week. Please remember that voluntary internships are subject to social insurance.


Does Dräger provide the opportunity of writing a thesis?

We naturally also give you the opportunity to complete your thesis with us. Regardless of whether this is for a Bachelor's or Master's thesis or dissertation - you are sure to find an exciting topic at Dräger. Ideally, your thesis follows on from a previous internship that has allowed you to familiarize yourself with our company and possible subject areas.


Does Dräger provide the opportunity of working student placements?

Another option to get a taste of an internship at Dräger is during a working student placement. To seize your opportunity, please apply for vacant positions online via our careers website.


How can I apply for an internship abroad?

Please apply directly with the relevant international Dräger subsidiary and find the respective address via the corresponding country pages on our Dräger websites.


Who can I contact if I have questions regarding internships in Germany?

Support for internships and theses 

Henriette Dux
0451 882-3142
0451 882-4755
student@draeger.com

Writing a Thesis with Dräger in Germany

For which areas of study does Dräger offer the opportunity to complete a thesis in Germany?

We give students the opportunity to complete their thesis in the following areas of study:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Communication Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Process Engineering
  • Medical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy
  • Graphics and Media Sciences
  • Health Sciences, (Product) Design
  • Related areas of study


What do I need to prepare my thesis in Germany?

You are in the home stretch of your degree and have received very good study results? You enjoy teamwork, have a high level of commitment and are open to ideas outside the box? You enjoy working independently, with a focus on solutions and have good English and PC skills?


If this is you, then you have come to the right place at Dräger!


We make ⟩Technology for Life⟨. Our products protect, support and save our customers' lives. An extremely important task. A great responsibility. We are looking for people who are not just focused on quickly climbing the corporate ladder, but who are also looking for work that makes a difference – people who have the courage to take an innovative approach, people who are inquisitive and who have an open ear, people who commit to an idea with passion and dedication and share this with others.


In short: people who work together with us to turn technology into ⟩ Technology for Life ⟨ !


What can I expect at Dräger when preparing my thesis in Germany?

After receiving helpful information and tips on your first day as part of a welcome event, you will be ready to start. Besides your university supervisor, Dräger also provides experienced contact partners from the department in which you are completing your thesis and who will provide optimal support to help you integrate your ideas and strengths.


We give you the opportunity to participate in our attractive LUNA training program (company sport, foreign languages, IT training, personality development) as well as specialist presentations and company tours. Our monthly student club as well as the annual summer and winter event allow you to expand your network and, in particular, to leave work to one side for a change.


Do I have defined attendance times when I am writing my thesis in Germany?

As the finish line nears, the hours for the thesis become increasingly valuable – and nerves become stretched. That's why we do not have any prescribed attendance times. Instead, you can individually define your times in consultation with the department.


How are topics assigned for a thesis in Germany? Do I need to have previously completed an internship?

One option is to apply for vacant positions for the completion of a thesis online via our careers website. This does not require an internship to be completed in advance. However, in most cases, it is definitely an advantage to familiarize yourself with the work processes and structures in the department. A previous internship also gives you the opportunity to suggest independent topics for the thesis.


What is the application process for writing a thesis with Dräger in Germany?

If you can relate to our motto "Technology for Life", then you can apply directly online using the application form on our website.


What we need from you:

  • a brief cover letter
  • your résumé and your reports and certificates
  • information on your desired start date
  • desired period of time to complete your thesis as well as the period defined by your university


At which point in time should I apply for a thesis in Germany?

Ideally, please apply at least three to four months before the desired start date of your thesis.


How does the interviewing process look like for a thesis in Germany?

If you have persuaded us with your application, we look forward to meeting you personally for an interview. This gives you the opportunity to closely observe the company and your future work environment and fire questions at your department adviser. If you successfully win us over, we will arrange the next steps together with you.


Whom can I contact if I have questions?

Support for internships and theses

Henriette Dux
0451 882-3142
0451 882-4755
student@draeger.com

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How do I apply?

Please use our online application portal to find current job vacancies for University graduates and apply directly online.

Contact us

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23558 Lübeck

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