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United States,  9 locations Industry Consumer Electronics
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Company summary

OSRAM is a leading global lighting technology company with a history dating back more than 100 years. Our identity is shaped by a long tradition of innovation in the field of lighting technology. Be it with laser light for automobiles, increased security thanks to iris recognition, or intelligently connected lighting, we are shaping the future with all kinds of solutions in the areas of visible and invisible light. Our capacity for innovation is being deployed in new fields. The commercial utilization of chip fabrication expertise and novel applications in the visible and invisible light spectrum are examples of how the next chapter in the OSRAM success story could unfold.

                                                                     Middle Ring Expressway, Suzhou, China

At OSRAM, we give your creativity enough scope to come up with new products and services. In a market that is characterized by progress and transition, you will discover innovative technologies. We offer you all of the career opportunities a global company could offer - and the chance to clearly leave your own mark, in a way that you would usually only expect from a considerably smaller company. Whether in research and development, production, sales or support - we give everyone the opportunity to make important shifts with commitment and curiosity. You all have one thing in common: you are among some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Together, we will shape the future of lighting. We consider it our job to make the lives of others brighter and easier. Rapidly changing technologies and markets are accompanied by a host of new tasks and challenges that give everyone the chance to advance both themselves and our company. Curiosity and a thirst for knowledge meet enterprising spirit and drive. Together with more than 100 years of experience in the lighting industry, the combination has proven itself to be the ideal foundation for growth and innovation.


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Global: 24,000 | US: 1,800

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

OSRAM's operating activities covered by our business model are organized into the following Business Units:



Here are some highlights:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Company match (6%) on individual 401(k) contributions
  • Company-paid life insurance benefits with options to buy additional life insurance for oneself, a spouse and dependents at group rates
  • Paid time off
  • Discounted auto and homeowner's insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Legal Insurance plan
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Adoption Assistance

Additional Benefits and Corporate Programs:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Physical Fitness Program
  • Local Wellness Programs
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Perks @ Work Discount Program

9 Locations

Locations (international)

OSRAM Canada

55 Renfrew Drive - Suite 201
Markham, Ontario L3R 8H3 

For applicants


The Future of OSRAM

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Shape the Future of Light

We combine innovative lighting solutions with opportunities arising from new markets and technologies. Working in small, interdisciplinary teams is a unique opportunity for experts from many areas to develop further on both the technical and personal level. The open atmosphere within a global corporation provides the perfect setting for you to start a career and contribute in order to help reinvent light. 


How would we describe the company culture?

Shine as an Individual in a Global Company

The OSRAM culture is one focused on innovation. The drive and enterprising spirit of our employees is promoted by a motivational working atmosphere, performance-oriented compensation and professional development opportunities. 
Appreciation, respect, trust – for us at OSRAM, these are not empty promises but the corporate culture in which we live. It is the only way to ensure that our employees meet our high expectations. Working for OSRAM means experiencing a trust-based atmosphere alongside open and respectful interaction. You will be challenged and supported in a way that is suited to your individual dream career. 
In a market that is characterized by progress and transition, you will discover innovative technologies. 


What else should applicants know about us?

Light is What YOU Make It

When working in such a dynamic and competitive market sector, change and innovation are our constant companions. We must all work towards continued growth, both personally and professionally. Without a steady learning curve and an openness to new ideas, we would hardly be able to keep up or achieve our ambitious goals. Only when we achieve this, can we play a key role in shaping the lighting market as a global leader.

Our long-standing international commitment means we can offer you the opportunity to take advantage of your mobility and prove your adaptability, and to round off your personal and professional profile. You can bank on our support during planning and organization.


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Application advice

Advice to applicants

Please take time to review our websites prior to applying.

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You can also visit our social media channels.

Preferred application method

Check the OSRAM Careers Page for current openings. We are looking forward to your application!

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I am interested in applying for several positions. Do I complete more than one application?

Interested candidates are asked to create a general candidate profile. Once a general candidate profile is complete you may assign the profile to any number of job postings at any time. 

May I submit an unsolicited application if I cannot find a suitable job posting on the job board?

We cannot accept unsolicited applications. Please subscribe to our job alerts to be informed of job openings. The job alert can be found as an option in the candidate profile section. 

May I re-apply for a position if I have been rejected?

Yes, we are happy to have you apply for an advertised job at any time. 

Is there an opportunity to speak directly to the hiring manager?

With so many applicants, it is not possible for us to accommodate such a request. We recommend you create a comprehensive application for our company to review. If you are a qualified candidate, we will contact you directly to schedule an initial screening. 

After submitting my application, can I still make changes retrospectively or exchange documents?

Yes. If you have uploaded the wrong documents in error, you can simply exchange in your profile for the latest versions. Our recruiters automatically receive a message when your profile has changed. 

What areas of expertise is OSRAM looking for?

As the global experts for lighting, we cover the entire spectrum of innovative lighting technologies worldwide. For this, we need experts in a wide range of disciplines. 

If you are a graduate in the fields of electrical and telecommunications engineering, semi-conductor physics, chemistry, material sciences, microsystem engineering, mechatronics, computer sciences, business information systems, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, business management and administration or similar courses of study, your prospects at OSRAM are looking good. 

You can look forward to exciting jobs in the areas of development (technologies, products, processes, applications), production, marketing, sales and logistics. 

Reviews for OSRAM

Reviews - What employees say

3.84 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say
  • 02.Oct 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Keep the recognition of a job well-done coming! It is appreciated.
  • 10.Aug 2016
  • Employee

Support from Management

Huge cultural gap with HQ in Munich

Review averages

  • 7 employees say

    Excellent (5)
    Good (0)
    Satisfactory (1)
    Subpar (1)
  • 0 applicants say

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    Good (0)
    Satisfactory (0)
    Subpar (0)

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