Careers at Medela
International culture and diversity
Diversity extends to the potential for ideas and innovation and is an important factor to improving Medela's competitiveness. As a truly global company, Medela is a working place of cultural and international diversity.
As a responsible employer, Medela promotes equal opportunities, regardless of nationality, gender, religion, age, life situation or disability. Medela also promotes a safe and healthy working environment without discrimination, harassment or reprisals.
Together with its employees, Medela aims to sustain the company’s high values. Medela believes in the diversity of human beings – in commonalities that unify, as well as in diversities that complement one another. Medela engages in open dialogue and fosters mutual respect – at every level. At Medela, diversity management is applied in order to support a broad variety of employees and employee groups.
Talent management and education
Medela offers talented individuals around the world a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment in which passion, commitment and hard work are valued.
Medela's long-term success depends on the ability to inspire trust and achieve client satisfaction. It is therefore essential for Medela to attract, develop and retain qualified, responsible and motivated employees.
Medela offers interesting lines of work, a wide range of courses and trainings, degrees and diplomas, opportunities and mentoring for leaders as well as opportunities to develop capabilities through on-the-job challenges.
Medela supports the development of young professionals. In Switzerland, Medela offers a number of apprenticeships. Medela also focuses attention on the interests of all age groups and encourages the exchange of experiences and know-how between different generations.
Behavioural and leadership competencies
Medela's Leadership Competencies are a central element of its management philosophy. They define how the performance of employees and management personnel are measured and which individual skills they need to possess.
Medela encourages the constant dialogue between employees and managers, and promotes lifelong learning and the exchange of knowledge with mutual respect and trust.
Performance reviews are held on a regular basis between managers and employees where personal and binding goals are set. In this way the interests of both sides are combined, providing employees with incentives to achieve outstanding results and lay the foundation for Medela's corporate culture.
Life balance and family
People who enjoy a healthy life balance are not only more satisfied, they are also more motivated and productive. Medela fosters the life balance of its employees through flexible working conditions and thus helps them maintain a healthy balance between their professional and their private life.
Medela develops international short- and long term exchanges to further individuals' careers.
At Medela, a wide range of amenities are offered based on local regulations which differ from country to country.