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Development Engineer Orthopaedic Technology (d/f/m)

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Employment Type:  temporary
Contact Person:  Fatriyani Fauzan-Magerl
Contact Information:
Job ID:  3860

Purpose of Job


In this role, you will be involved in the development and further development of innovative products in the field of orthotics,  making a valuable and meaningful contribution to improving the quality of life of our users. 



  • Product development in the field of orthotics neuro-orthopedics
  • Member of project teams in new product development
  • Optimization and improvement of existing products
  • Analysis of customer requirements, evaluation of product proposals
  • Testing of prototypes and products on patients
  • Coordination with related departments such as Product Management, Biomechanics, Systems Engineering, Test Field



  • Successfully completed studies in the field of technical orthopedics
  • Ideally additional training as a master orthopedic technician with specialization in orthotics
  • Supply knowledge in prosthetics
  • If possible, first professional experience in product development
  • Very good knowledge of German and English



  • Flexible & family-friendly working time models 
  • Mobile work option and 30 days vacation
  • Attractive salary package, company pension plan and accident insurance in the private sector 
  • Systematic induction program for an optimal start
  • Corporate benefits and discounts at local companies, free parking close to the company and job bike
  • Hosted lounge, promotion of a healthy diet and offers from the health management team  
  • Individual support and further development through internal (Ottobock Academy) and external training measures

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With around 8,000 employees in more than 50 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopaedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!