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Start Your Career at Promega GmbH

Whether you're a career starter, a professional or a trainee – Promega GmbH offers a wide range of opportunities to boost your career. Join one of the most successful life science companies in the world and find out more about our current openings for jobs with and without a scientific background. We look forward to getting to know you!

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5 reasons for Promega

In addition to an attractive salary, Promega also offers advantages you can benefit from in the long term.

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Our employees

Our team solidarity is stronger than any cell connection. Get to know our motivated colleagues.

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You can join us in a number of ways: through an internship, as a student trainee, or in a part-time or full-time position. 

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Sustainable Working Environment for Career Starters and Experienced Professionals

Founded in 1978 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Promega now has branches in 16 countries and more than 50 global distributors. Since its foundation, Promega has become one of the world's biggest manufacturers of reagents, kits and device systems in the life science sector. With more than 3,000 products covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity, Promega is a leader in the provision of innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings.

Promega offers its employees an exciting working environment that promotes creativity, supports a work-life balance and fosters personal development to achieve outstanding work. Whether you're a career starter or already have professional experience: Promega supports the personal and professional growth of all its employees in the individual stages of their careers and helps you to achieve your professional ambitions – both in the office and in the field.






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All Under One Roof

At the end of 2019 the Promega GmbH moved from Mannheim to Walldorf. Since then all employees are joined in the same building. In order to utilize that there are many ways to communicate and connect within the building. Whether you meet in the cafeteria, while doing yoga or fitness or in one of the many coffee corners, which are on every floor – there are numerous opportunities.

5 Reasons Our Employees Like Working for Promega

International company with local character and friendly colleagues

Corporate culture that highlights sustainability

Responsible projects with short decision-making paths

Good work-life balance due to the home office and part time options

Personal and professional further development

Join Promega now at our Walldorf site or in the field.

Company Benefits


Retirement provision


Group accident insurance


Health management


Sports allowance


Employee events


Flexible time arrangements & home office


Individual further training


Free beverages

„It makes me happy when I'm able to contribute towards solving individual scientific problems for our customers. Due to continuous innovations in the product area, I still find the work really exciting, even after 10 years.“

Jan, Technical Consulting, QMB


Frequently Asked Questions & Contact Information

What documents do I need for my application?

Please only submit your application digitally via our online application platform softgarden. This will make it easier for us to process your application and will reduce the time required before providing feedback.

Your application should contain at least the following:

  • A cover letter with information about you and the reason why you want to join Promega
  • Possible starting date and salary expectations
  • Résumé in table form, with photo
  • Current employer references
  • Current (university) references

Submission of the following documents is optional and depends on the position:

  • Letter of motivation
  • Certificates relating to further education or vocational further training

Please check the individual job descriptions for special requirements regarding your application.

Can you explain the application process?

After your digital application is submitted through our softgarden tool, the process will usually run through the following steps. Please note that some steps may be omitted or added, depending on the position and applicant situation.

Telephone interview
If your profile matches the job being advertised, we will invite you to take part in an initial telephone interview. This will involve our HR department contacting you to ask some initial questions about your application and the framework data.

First interview
If you have impressed us during the telephone interview, we will invite you to a first interview with the department management and/or your future colleagues.

Second interview
Depending on the task area, we will have given you a task at your previous interview, which you must present to us now. Together with you, we will then discuss your experiences with this task.

If we have impressed you, and you us, we will discuss the content of your contract with you. Once signed, we will put together an induction program for you, lasting several weeks.

We ask for your understanding if, during the course of the process, you receive notification that we have rejected your application. Please be assured that we check every application equally thoroughly before we make any decisions.

Will I be given training in my working area?

Of course you will be given good training. At Promega, we are of the opinion that good onboarding of new employees is fundamental to the success of the entire team. That's why our induction process is ISO-certified and continuously optimized. Your colleagues from the specialist departments will remain at your disposal for several weeks to answer all your questions. And yet we also make sure that you are involved in the ongoing processes of your department right from day one. We attach particular importance to giving all employees a closer understanding of other business units, and, if you wish, we would be happy for you to spend a few hours working in a different business unit.

What equipment will I receive?

We will naturally provide you as an employee with all the equipment required for your task. Depending on the workplace, our equipment might include a notebook, flat-screen monitors, safety clothing, stationary and much more. Healthy working is very important to us, and we use modern concepts of office and workplace design. Depending on the task, you will also be given a company cell phone and a company car.

How are "flex time arrangements" understood at Promega?

At Promega, we support trust-based working hours. This means that you and your department can agree on how you will divide up your weekly working hours. Within the scope of the core working hours, you can decide what time you wish to start at in the mornings and what time you will finish at in the evenings.

There is a possibility to work from home.

Part time
Promega is open to a variety of part time models. Whether you wish to work 50%, 70% or just on specific days, you are welcome to discuss this with us during the application process. Our job advertisements also provide information about possible working time options for the respective position.


Marco Offenbaecher
Head of Human Resources

Jana Hörnisch
Human Resources Generalist

Silke Scherer
Human Resources Generalist

Julia Bertram
Human Resources Generalist


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