Working at FOERSTER

The company

FOERSTER offers its employees demanding, challenging tasks with many interesting perspectives for further development at a national and international level. Our employees are more than just workers; they are a central component of the bigger picture. The way that our employees meet their daily challenges and tasks as well as their boundless passion for putting new ideas into practice have made FOERSTER a leading international company. A world-renowned brand that stands for reliability and innovation. With several hundred employees, the global corporate group with headquarters in Reutlingen, develops, produces, and markets equipment for non-destructive material testing. Serving the metal manufacturing and metalworking industries, as well as producing equipment for detection and magnetic field sensing.

Work with a perspective

The employees of FOERSTER are the basis for our success. To keep it this way, we offer our employees:

  • Flexible working time models
  • Offices with state-of-the-art equipment and technical equipment on the highest level
  • Support and funding opportunities for vocational further training
  • Stability and future security through sustainable growth
  • Corporate discounts
  • Childcare options for small children


Our principles

The success of our company is based on the ideas and strengths of our employees. It is therefore important to us to support our employees in their development. Our principles reflect our convictions and objectives and how we live them in daily interactions. We continuously work on meeting our own high demands and thus contributing to the success of our business partners as well.

  • FOERSTER - Our employees
  • The satisfaction of our customers and business partners is what motivates us
  • We provide information
  • We make decisions transparently
  • We are successful together
  • We are all role models
  • We recognize and praise achievements
  • We all have responsibility
The location
At home across the globe - rooted in Reutlingen

The head office of the FOERSTER Group is centrally located in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Situated between Stuttgart, Tübingen, and Ulm, we offer an attractive workplace in a scenic environment.


The town of Reutlingen


Transport connections


Do you already know where you want to go? FOERSTER has made the topic of training an integral part of all technical business areas and regularly offers training positions for the following job profiles:

  • Electronics engineer for devices and systems
  • Information technology for systems integration
  • Industrial mechanic

If you would like to lay the foundation for a successful vocational future with us, then we look forward to receiving your application.


Would you like to combine study and practice from the very beginning?

FOERSTER offers attractive study positions according to the dual principle: Three-month theoretical phases alternate with practical phases at our company. During studies at Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Stuttgart, you acquire sound engineering and interdisciplinary technical knowledge. In the practical phases, you work directly in the technical area and independently take on initial project tasks. In doing so, you become familiar with the typical tasks of the job and can directly make contacts at the company. In addition, particularly committed students have the possibility of spending a practical phase at one of our subsidiaries abroad. The studies last for 6 semesters.
We offer positions in the following study programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) – specialization in electrical engineering - electronics
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) – specialization in computer science / information technology

Further information on studies can be found at:


Internships, student trainees, or final thesis

Would you like to acquire initial job experience and are you looking for an internship in a technical or commercial area?
_Do you want to gain practical experience in industry during your studies and earn money at the same time as well?
Would you like to write your graduate thesis in cooperation with FOERSTER?

FOERSTER offers you various perspectives for a successful start in the world of work: During an internship, you acquire initial vocational experience and experience work in a modern industrial company live. At the same time, you are supported by experienced and competent employees who help you in decision-making. We also regularly offer positions for student trainees. This allows you to put your theoretical knowledge directly into action and acquire practical experience. If you would like to complete your studies with a practically oriented thesis, you will always find exciting topics with us - or you can send us your own suggestion. We are always open to new things!

Apply now to a suitable job advertisement or send us your unsolicited application.


You have just finished your studies or your vocational training and would like to get a really good start in professional life? FOERSTER offers you the right entry - with or without job experience!
Profit from a precise guidance from experienced employees, rapid undertaking of responsibilities, and freedom for personal development. Lay the foundation for your career and discover the future together with us!

We will be happy if you take a look at our open positions and contact us.


The competence and experience of the people at FOERSTER have made our successful family company a technology leader. We make quality visible - every day, in many different sectors. For this reason, we are always looking for qualified employees for our company who have a passion for creative and innovative solutions. We would like to shape our future and that of our business partners throughout the world together with you.

Have you already gained experience in your job and are you interested in good development opportunities and an attractive work environment? Would you like to work at a company with flat hierarchies, which is internationally networked and is still aware of its traditions? Then apply now to FOERSTER - we are looking for specialists and managers in the following areas:

  • Technical Sales / Product Management / Technical Support
  • Software and Hardware Development
  • Electrical Engineering / PLC
  • Mechanical Engineering and Design
  • Manufacturing (electronic)
  • Manufacturing (mechanical)
  • Logistics
  • Commercial areas

Find out here about our current open positions or send us your detailed unsolicited application.