Careers at Ottobock

About us

Ottobock is a world-leading supplier of high quality, innovative products and services – includng prostheses, orthoses, special seating and private clinics – that enable people with restricted mobility to gain or regain their freedom to move.

We are a privately owned company with headquarters in Duderstadt, Germany and offices and clinics throughout the world, incuding the UK and Ireland, employing over 5,900 people. Our group includes Ottobock Healthcare (medical), Ottobock Kunststoff and Technogel (plastics and chemistry) and Sycor (information and communication technology).

Ottobock was founded in 1919 by prosthetist Ottobock (1881–1960) to supply victims of the world war with prostheses and orthopaedic devices. Ever since, the company has pursued its vision to improve the mobility of people with disabilities through innovative products, equating quality with ‘quality for life’: the quality of life enjoyed by the people who use our products every day.

We are proud to have achieved the Investors in People Gold Standard for our excellence in employee support and development, and to be an Investors in People Champion.

Professor Hans Georg Näder