Dr. August Oetker
Nahrungsmittel KG

Dr. Oetker

Dr. Oetker is one of the leading international food companies. The family-owned business is headquartered in Bielefeld. Throughout its more than 100-year history the owner family has played a key role in shaping the company’s business strategy.

Dr. Oetker’s diverse product range offers something for every taste. It includes baking products, baking mixes, dessert mixes, sweet meals, preserving products, muesli products, frozen pizzas and snacks, ready-made desserts and Crème fraîche- products. Dr. Oetker is present in the German food retail sector with approximately 1000 different products and market leader in almost all its ranges.
An international company

The company's international presence is steadily expanding. This is why the business activities have an increasingly global orientation. The company is internationally active while maintaining strong regional roots. Dr. Oetker GmbH is the umbrella company for numerous Dr. Oetker production and sales companies present in around 40 countries. These produce several thousand different products. In addition to Germany, the company is mainly active in Western and Eastern Europe, but also in North and South America as well as Asia.

Dr. Oetker as an employer

As an employer Dr. Oetker takes good care of its workforce. The family-owned company attaches great importance to long-term inclusion and ongoing development – at both the professional and the personal level. It endeavours to create and maintain a working environment, in which every employee feels comfortable, develops creative ideas and can concentrate on their strengths. To this end the company offers interesting training opportunities, fair working hours and attractive benefits. Why is this so important to Dr. Oetker? – Because the people at this family-owned company are regarded as the foundation for its continued success. Surveys show that Dr. Oetker employees feel a strong attachment to the company, are keen to contribute their own ideas and enjoy their work. This is also apparent in the working environment at its international locations: the teamwork is truly inspiring!

Career opportunities at Dr. Oetker

“Quality is the best recipe“ - the company motto also applies to the human resource policy of Dr. Oetker. For over the last 100 years Dr. Oetker has acquired its unique reputation by perfectly combining premium ingredients to achieve excellent results. Experience an exciting and international product and working world!

Come on board with
             - a placement
             - our international graduate programme
             - a direct entry

The international graduate programme

Make the most of your qualifications!
The international graduate programme is aimed at university graduates with a very good degree in business and extensive international experience gained either during the course of their studies or on a work placement. Practical training in the desired area and sound knowledge of foreign languages are also prerequisites for acceptance on our 18-month trainee programme. During this period you will not only familiarise yourself with our professional focuses through job rotation but also work in related fields. You can expect a mixture of day-to-day business and project work as well as a stint of up to six months abroad at one of Dr. Oetker’s international companies. The graduate programme is rounded off with an unlimited employment contract.

The international graduate programme is offered in the following professional fields:
-Research and Development
-Production and Technology

Like the taste? Then apply and find out about Dr. Oetker and the various job opportunities the company offers!

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Short facts


more than 10,000 worldwide



about 40 national affiliates active in 40 national markets


€ 2,137 million




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