Who we are

SEMIKRON – a leading manufacturer of power electronics

SEMIKRON is an innovative enterprise with more than 3,200 employees worldwide. For over 60 years SEMIKRON has been producing winning power modules and systems for the global power electronics market. Our success has always been driven by a professional team of qualified, motivated employees.

SEMIKRON was founded in Nuremberg, Germany in 1951 and within just a few years the company was operating worldwide. Today, SEMIKRON boasts 25 subsidiaries worldwide, with half of the Group’s staff working at the company headquarters in Nuremberg, where new products and technologies are created for fields of application such as renewables (wind and solar), energy-efficient industrial motor drives and automation systems, UPS systems and electric vehicles (utility vehicles, passenger cars and off-road vehicles).

What we do

As a leading manufacturer of medium-output power modules in the 2kW to 10MW range, our products are at the heart of millions of modern energy efficient drives worldwide. It is through this experience and focus that our customers can expect power performance. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes 11,600 different medium-output power electronics solutions including chips, bare dies, electronic power modules and intelligent power modules that integrate seamlessly and vertically with stacks and systems, enabling our customers enter new markets quickly.

How we do it

Working at SEMIKRON means being enthusiastic about developing innovative power electronic solutions. To help you do precisely that, we do our part to provide the best possible conditions for our teams to progress and grow. The extraordinarily level of commitment that our staff give is rewarded not only in monetary form. For us, it is also important to show our staff how much their contribution is valued and recognized, sometimes by means of a simple thank you. This motivates us and is the key to achieving mutual success.

For me, what makes SEMIKRON so great are the people. Everyone is always happy to help or give advice if you need it.

Martina Lucka, SEMIKRON Deutschland
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I really enjoy working at SEMIKRON. My work is really interesting and challenges me with a variety of tasks every day.

Hannes Bauer, Betriebsmittelkonstrukteur
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I’m very proud of being a member of SEMIKRON, one of the leading companies in the semiconductor market and a great contributor to China’s new energy industry.

Nature Zhu, SEMIKRON China
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I like working at SEMIKRON because there’s always something new to discover and learn, internally and alongside our customers.

Chris Rice, SEMIKRON USA
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What we offer

Salary

At SEMIKRON, collective bargaining agreements are the key to strong employee relations. With performance-based bonuses, you, too, get to reap the benefits of our success.

Flexible Hours

Besides 35-hour contracts, we also offer flexi-time and flexible working hour models where we can. Parental leave or time-off to help care for a family member is nothing out of the ordinary at SEMIKRON.

Works Pension

At SEMIKRON, we pay an employer contribution to your works pension to give you some extra cushioning in your retirement.

Professional Training

Giving our staff needs-based support is a key part of our management concept.

Personel further training

Our staff have the opportunity to take time away from the office for professional growth.

Supporting Families

SEMIKRON not only subsidizes childcare. The nearby kindergarden “Mikro” takes care for its employees’ little ones.

Commuting Expenses

Help your wallet and the environment! SEMIKRON staff who travel to work on public transport in the Greater Nuremberg area are entitled to a subsidy on personal travel cards.

Fit for Work

Alongside statutory healthcare, we have various measures in place to promote the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Canteen

Our staff canteen serves nutritious meals made with regional produce.

What sets us apart

  • 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 – FOCUS- 'Best Employer in Germany' certification
  • 2016, 2017 – “Innovative through Research” quality seal
  • 2011 – Top Job employer award
  • 2008 – Federal President praises job training policy
  • 2007 – Audit berufundfamilie®
  • 2007 – MIKRO Children’s Day Care Center opened
  • 2005 – Family as a success factor
  • 2004 – Bavarian Advancement of Women Award

Get to know us

There are lots of opportunities to get to know us better – check out the various options at our different subsidiaries! Whether a factory tour, visit to an industry fair or a one-on-one chat, we look forward to meeting you!

Factory Tours

SEMIKRON offers students and professors tours of the Nuremberg headquarters where some 1,700 people work. A visit to the company’s largest production facility will give you an insight into the fascinating world of a successful power electronics manufacturer. Experienced engineers will show you the various production areas and production steps. During the 2-3 hour tour, we will also give you information on internships, career starts and career opportunities.

Youth and Technology

In order to encourage young people to develop an interest in technology and science at an early age, SEMIKRON forges close links with secondary schools and their pupils. For example, we are active members of the Förderkreis Ingenieurstudium e.V., which promotes studies and careers in engineering; we support our partner school in the First Lego League competition; and we take part in the annual Girls Day initiative.

Get to know us better

Besides numerous university activities, we take part regularly in job and career fairs held at universities in the region to bring us into contact with students and graduates. In individual meetings, engineers and HR business partners provide information on SEMIKRON as an attractive employer and provide insights into our products and production processes, both domestically and abroad.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for talented employees who live and implement our spirit of "Innovation & Service" as experts in their respective fields. Find out more about who we are looking for.