Careers at Medela

Medela is always looking for employees with integrity, drive, experience and the ability to make a positive impact. Medela is committed to investing in people and to furthering the company's reputation.

International culture and diversity

Diversity extends to the potential for ideas and innovation and is an important factor in 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 strong 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 used to support a wide variety of employees and employee groups.

Talent management and education

Medela offers talented individuals from 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 skills through on-the-job challenges.

Medela supports the development of young professionals. In Switzerland, Medela offers a number of apprenticeships. Medela also focuses on the interests of all age groups and encourages the exchange of experiences and know-how between different generations.

Behavioral and leadership competencies

Medela's Leadership Competencies are a central element of the company's management philosophy. These competencies define how the employee performance and management personnel are measured, and which individual skills they need to possess.

Medela encourages ongoing dialogue between employees and managers, and the company 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, during which personal and binding goals are set. In this way, the interests of both sides are combined to provide employees with incentives to achieve outstanding results and to lay the foundation for Medela's corporate culture.

View Medela's Behavioral and Leadership Competencies

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, which helps them maintain a healthy balance between their professional and private lives.

Medela develops international short- and long-term exchanges to further individuals' careers.

Medela offers a wide range of amenities based on local regulations, which differ from country to country.


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