Employees on ZEISS

Why pursuing a career at ZEISS is definitely worth your while

The company’s broad product portfolio ensures that ZEISS employees are constantly faced with inspiring new challenges. Cross-divisional projects and interdisciplinary teams are a way of life at ZEISS – thanks to our global footprint, across international frontiers, too.

This fascinating environment provides an ideal foundation for your personal development. Find out from our employees what exciting tasks await you at ZEISS.

Susan Lai, ZEISS Microscopy

Susan Lai

Product Manager, Widefield Research, Microscopy

Susan got to know and value ZEISS as an employer during her studies as an intern in Rochester, New York. After completing her degree in Biomedical Photographic Communications, she returned to the company as a Product and Applications Specialist at the ZEISS site in Thornwood, New York. In this interview, Susan tells us what brought her to Munich and what it's like working in Product Management at ZEISS – a job she's very proud of.

Jaikar Mohan, Medical Technology

Jaikar Mohan

Product Manager, Medical Technology

Jaikar started in 2013 as a trainee in the Global Graduate Program. “At that time there were only two international colleagues on my entire floor. Now there are nine.” This helps him feel at home in the Ostalb region around Oberkochen and shows that ZEISS is becoming increasingly more international.

Judith Walter, Medical Technology

Judith Walter

Sales Trainee, Medical Technology

Judith has always deemed it vital to focus on something that suits her personality and her interests. What better proof of her success: she joined ZEISS in January 2015 as a trainee in the Global Graduate Program run by the Medical Technology business group. This marked the beginning of 15 exciting months spent in different departments of the global player.

Patrick Berghoff, Medical Technology

Patrick Berghoff

Development Engineer, Medical Technology

When Patrick began his career five years ago, variety and diversity were particularly important to him. And that's precisely what he got – as a development engineer in R&D Optics/Mechanics in the Medical Technology business group at ZEISS. Read on to find out what exactly that means to him.

Carolin Schiele, Medical Technology

Carolin Schiele

Product Manager, Medical Technology

After working for three years in a conceptual role as a Management Consultant, electronic engineer Carolin moved to a position in industrial setting. Working at Product Management for high-end surgical microscopes for ophthalmology at ZEISS Medical Technology enables her to apply her extensive technical knowledge and combine it with her interests – this is one aspect of her work she truly enjoys. In the interview, Carolin tells us why she’s found her perfect job at ZEISS.

Dr. Sandrine Tea, Vision Care

Dr. Sandrine Tea

Product Manager, Vision Care

She never thought that one day she'd be working in eye care: Sandrine studied chemistry in Paris and Lyon and has a PhD from the University of Bayreuth. When looking for a job after completing her dissertation, she came across a job posting from ZEISS which perfectly matched her professional profile. In this interview, she explains what she values about ZEISS and about her work at the Vision Care business group.

Margit Krause-Bonte, ZEISS AG

Margit Krause-Bonte

Vice President, People Development and Cultural Journey at Corporate Human Resource

ZEISS offers a host of development opportunities. Margit Krause-Bonte, Vice President, People Development and Cultural Journey, tells us about interesting career paths at ZEISS.

Ralf Zweering

Development Engineer, Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology business group

EUV Lithography – that is, lithography with extreme ultraviolet light – is the key technology for the microelectronics of the future. Find out from Ralf Zweering why this technology presents particular challenges for engineers.  

Sarmistha Pal

Consultant for Business Process Excellence, Vision Care business group

As a global technology company, ZEISS challenges economists and industrial engineers with many highly complex projects. Sarmistha Pal explains why collaborating with employees from different regions of the world is so enriching.

Dr. Dominik Schmid

Software Development, Industrial Metrology business group

In many divisions of ZEISS, software is becoming increasingly important, whether in Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, or Medical Technology. Dr. Dominik Schmid explains why there are brand-new and interesting possibilities cropping up for software developers and IT specialists at ZEISS.