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An Excellent Employer

We offer individual development opportunities in an international, high-tech company that has retained its tight-knit family feel.

WAGO is deeply dedicated to its employees. Routinely receiving awards in the area of personnel management and our appeal as an employer confirm our commitment to our employees. This makes us happy, as it does the people who work for us. 

Our Profile:

  • Family-operated company
  • Modern working conditions

  • Rooted in Minden, at home across the globe

Awards for WAGO

Award for Successful Personnel Department

We are not only a family-owned company, we are family-friendly, and we have the awards to prove it. Interns and trainees receive high-quality educations; engineers experience an innovative environment; and all of this pays for itself – because we have been considered one of the best employers in Germany since 2013.

Leading Employer:

WAGO has been named a “2022 Leading Employer.” The excellent evaluation we received demonstrates how we sets ourselves apart from other employers in the categories of employer qualities, satisfaction, talent communication and benefits. This means that WAGO is among Germany’s top 1 % of employers!

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Employer of the Future:

In 2022, WAGO was awarded the “Employer of the Future” seal by the German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitization (DIND). The award particularly emphasized our strong understanding of our customers’ and employees’ needs, our modern corporate culture with its focus on innovation and the management’s commitment to digitization and sustainability. These strengths form the basis for a successful future.

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Best Place to Learn

Since 2016, WAGO has been awarded the “Best Place to Learn” quality seal with an “Excellent” rating. In the AUBI-plus GmbH certification process, current and former trainees and trainers are anonymously surveyed on topics such as applicant selection, career-oriented learning, trainer suitability and training results. The quality criteria considered include integration, education planning, feedback, the design of training facilities and workplaces and personal development.

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Employer Certified by TÜV Rheinland and Corporate Health Award

WAGO’s German locations have also been certified by TÜV Rheinland as “Excellent Employers” every year since 2015. Since 2017, the company has received an additional designation as “Parent-Friendly.” WAGO was also awarded the “Corporate Health Award” in 2018 for outstanding corporate health management. In the “Electrical Engineering/Small Parts Production” category, WAGO took first place, impressing the evaluators with its exemplary commitment to the health and performance of its workforce and its forward-looking, sustainable personnel strategy. This renowned prize is awarded by the trade journal Handelsblatt, EuPD Research Sustainable Management and the ias Group.

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Fair Company

WAGO is part of the Fair Company initiative of companies that do not replace full-time positions with interns, volunteers, trainees or temps. College graduates who have applied for a permanent position are not fobbed off into internships; interns are not lured in with the vague promise of a permanent position sometime in the future. WAGO offers internships primarily to help orient interns professionally during the training phase and pays them an adequate expense allowance.

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Family-Friendly Company

WAGO is committed to the compatibility of family and career, for which we have received the “Family-Friendly Company” award from the “AUSGEZEICHNET FAMILIENFREUNDLICH” Initiative. The designation is awarded by a joint initiative of the Minden-Lübbecke district (North Rhine-Westphalia), which includes representatives from commerce, management and employee and parent organizations.

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2021 New Work Employer and “Best Employer for Women”

WAGO has received the “2021 New Work Employer” seal from New Work SE and the Leipzig Graduate School of Management. This award honors companies that promote individual development, value transparency, recognize achievement and take a participative, flexible approach to organization and leadership.

WAGO’s commitment to equal opportunity for women has impressed the employer study panel of the women’s magazine Brigitte, who have ranked us as one of the best employers for women in Germany multiple times. You can find more information here.

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Top Employer of Engineers in Germany

Additionally, WAGO has been certified by the “Top Employers Institute” as a “Top Employer of Engineers in Germany.” The award, which WAGO has received multiple times, recognizes companies with outstanding approach to employee relations. The international survey analyzes and certifies leading employers worldwide who offer excellent working conditions.

We have also been named a top employer by the news magazine Focus for several years.

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Inspiration for You

Joining WAGO

Training and Dual Studies

Seventeen apprenticeships and work-study programs at WAGO offer a wide range of career-starting opportunities.

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Where You Can Find Us

Learn more about our German locations.

WAGO Headquarters

Over 2,500 employees work in production, management and development at company headquarters. The Communication Center is the starting point for customers and colleagues from throughout the world.

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WAGO Stands for Strong Connections and Future-Ready Solutions

Company

We Combine Partnership with Inspiration. That makes us WAGO - and you successful.

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The Industry of Tomorrow

The industry of tomorrow holds many new innovations and challenges – from cloud solutions to automated production processes. WAGO accompanies you on the path to Industry 4.0.

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