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Welcome to BIRKENSTOCK – in your new JOB


We’ve been around for nearly 250 years. But we don’t rest on our laurels – we have a lot ahead of us. So that’s why the pace here is so fast. But when you start here we’ll have exactly the right shoes waiting for you. So whatever career path you choose to go down with us – you’ll always have healthy feet as you do so.

Our products are in huge demand around the world and they’re very trendy. For this reason, we have carefully increased production and headcount. And because we are growing internationally and entering new business areas there is no end in sight to this trend. So if you want a dynamic work environment, and your career mainly consists of rolling your sleeves up and getting things done – you’re welcome to join us. Things aren’t always simple when there are big changes. But this often leads to unusual development paths, including international opportunities. We’re represented around the world – and the world is represented by us. You can look forward to a colorful and international atmosphere full of opportunities. What else would you expect from us? As a healthy company we have some offers waiting for you.

Getting your start


The brains behind BIRKENSTOCK are as colorful and creative as our collections. Obviously, there are designers and shoemakers here. But did you know that people looking for work, for example, as automation engineers, supply chain experts and will also find their dream job here as well? It’s true.

We provide training, offer dual education opportunities for students and entry-level opportunities for graduates, and we’re the perfect playing field for professionals who already have experience. Take a look at our open positions. 

Training with a global player in the fashion and lifestyle sector – offering a full commitment, including transfer opportunities? That’s what you’ll find here.


We provide training in following careers:

  • Industrial management at our headquarters in Cologne
  • Warehouse logistics management at our logistics center in Vettelschoß
  • Business Persons specializing in Transport and Logistics Services at our logistics center in Vettelschoß
  • Electronics technician for automation technology at our production site in St. Katharinen
  • Mechatronics engineer at our production sites in Uerzell (Steinau an der Straße) and Goerlitz
  • Machine and systems operators at our production sites in Uerzel (Steinau an der Straße)
  • Shoemaker at our production site in Bernstadt

How to apply.


If you’re looking for new co-workers, two things are needed: You need to be convinced that we’re the perfect employer with your dream job. And we have to be sure that you’ll fit in well with our creative and dynamic environment.

The best thing to do is to apply online via our job portal. That way, your documents will reach us securely and quickly and the process will go a lot faster than with a written application. In your letter, tell us what you want to accomplish at BIRKENSTOCK. A complete CV and current references are, of course, just as important for providing us with a good overview.

When you submit your application in the system you’ll automatically receive confirmation of receipt. If we think your profile fits an open position, we’ll invite you to an initial meeting. In this meeting, you’ll meet a potential future manager or colleague, and a representative from HR will be present as well. And if you and we both think everything seems right, we’ll see each other again in a second round. After that, you and we will decide: Join BIRKENSTOCK? If the answer is yes, we look forward to working with you.