Best prospects: Achieving more together

The key to J.W. Ostendorf’s international success is our team. This is why, when you are an employee, we constantly and individually nurture your strengths. We offer you the benefit of a variety of development programmes and tailor-made training opportunities for our skilled employees and managers. The same applies for new starters: At our company, every colleague is given responsibility early on and has the opportunity to continue their development through their own department too.

Explorer program

In our international ‘Explorer’ management programme, we develop your role as mid-level leaders. We help you grow your management skills and strengthen these with a comprehensive training range.

Challenger program

With our ‘Challenger’ management programme, we develop your skills as one of our most senior leaders. You gain valuable expertise in the fields of strategy, execution and leadership.

Your benefits at J.W. Ostendorf

Collective agreement

Benefits covered by the company's collective agreement with Industrial Union Mining, Chemicals and Energy

Social welfare

As an employee, you have access to advice on social affairs to help you in certain areas of your life.


Take a seat, have something to eat and chat with your colleagues in our inviting company canteen


Our occupational health management scheme JWOAktiv offers sport, exercise and relaxation courses, as well as personalised services.

Company bicycle

Would you love to cycle to work or through the beautiful Münster region? With our company bicycle scheme, this dream can quickly become a reality.


Make use of our diverse, exciting training opportunities. We also support you with your career internationally.

Family and work

You benefit from our holiday childcare, contractually protected benefits, flexible working hours and mobile working options.


We celebrate successes and anniversaries together and arrange special events so that we can all get talking to each other. Diversity is our common strength.

Occupational pension

Attractive company conditions for coverage in the event of occupational disability and to support retirement provisions.
“J.W. Ostendorf actively supports me with my personal development. This means that in just a few years, I was able to progress to a managerial role through my own commitment.”

– Florian, research and development