Working at Schniewindt

Schniewindt is like a big family. Each and every one of us is an important part of a big idea. You can find out why on these pages.

Schniewindt as an employer

We rely on the experience and motivation of our employees for long-term success.

We promote teamwork, transparency and flat hierarchies.

We support a healthy work-life balance.

We offer sustainable careers in a positive, inclusive and people-orientated working environment.

What awaits you at Schniewindt

Our history - your security

Since 1829, we have been a successful family business with a long history of success that you can build on.

Flexible working hours

Your work-life balance is important to us! Benefit from flexible working hours for more freedom.

Standard pay and time off

All our jobs are graded and categorised according to the ERA pay scale for metalworking and electrical engineering in North Rhine-Westphalia. Enjoy 30 days holiday for rest and relaxation.

Community and appreciation

Everyone counts in our family-orientated corporate culture! Cooperation and respect characterise our team.

Focus on family friendliness

In our family-run company, we focus on supporting parents and carers, a positive corporate culture and long-term employee retention in order to create a supportive working environment.

Security in the future

With our company pension scheme, we ensure your financial security in retirement.

Personal development

Take advantage of our development opportunities to actively shape your career.

Promoting innovation and a participatory corporate culture

We welcome creative ideas and suggestions from our employees. With our company suggestion scheme, we encourage active participation.


With an e-bike lease, we offer you a contemporary offer for environmentally conscious mobility.

Exclusive employee benefits

Attractive corporate benefits with special discounts to provide our employees with additional benefits.

What sets us apart

World market leader

Working for a global market leader offers access to global resources, innovation opportunities, brand reputation and the chance to work in a leading organisation with international visibility and competitive advantage.

Best Industry Germany

For employees, working in a company that has received the "Best of German Industry" award means not only recognising entrepreneurial excellence, but also the opportunity to work in an environment that is characterised by outstanding performance and international visibility.

Training company 2024

Our company is proud of the IHK training signet, which emphasises our training practices and commitment to young professionals. As a company recognised by the South Westphalian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, we offer an attractive training environment and attach great importance to the development of future specialists and managers.

Family friendliness

Working in our certified family-friendly company not only offers support for parents with young children, but is aimed at all employees. Our aim is to promote the compatibility of work and family life by implementing flexible working time models and family-conscious management.

Through these measures, we create a supportive environment that enables all employees to successfully harmonise their professional obligations with their individual private needs.