Are you with us?

Become part of a successful technology company in the photonics industry and help shape our future. We are looking for employees with passion, eager minds, skilled team-players and tinkerers with a love of precision.


Who we are looking for?

  • Trainees for the professions of precision optician and microtechnologist
  • New students for dual studies in laser and optotechnologies
  • Career starters with a university degree, e.g. in laser and optotechnologies, physics, material sciences
  • Experienced optics developers, design engineers, optics designers, physicists, engineers
  • Skilled workers with professional experience
  • Career changers from fields such as ophthalmic optics, dental technology and goldsmiths

Proactive applications are always welcome.

What we offer

Modern working environment in an owner-managed medium-sized technology company
Respectful and estimating working atmosphere
Variety and team spirit
Opportunities for qualification and further development
Pay system in accordance with IG Metall collective agreement with 30 days’ vacation, vacation and Christmas bonuses, 37-hour week and flexitime, company pension scheme
Company restaurant with employee rates
Sports & preventive health measures
Regular company parties and events
Good accessibility (A4 freeway and public transport) and free parking spaces

Vocational orienteering

You are a student (from grade 8) and would like to take a look behind the scenes of a high-tech company?

We welcome interns as part of career orientation or during the vacations. Just send us an e-mail with a resume, your last certificates and a few words about yourself and your wishes.

Our training professions

We have been training our own junior staff for more almost 30 years and dedicate ourselves to our future colleagues with commitment and heart.

Descriptions of our apprenticed professions:

Internships & student research projects

Are you studying physics, laser technology, materials science, business administration or similar and would like to do an internship or are you looking for an interesting topic for your bachelor or master thesis?

Possible topics could be: Measurement and testing technology, optical coatings, production technology, business administration (marketing, human resources, finance, controlling) or quality management.

Here we meet

  • We regularly present ourselves at training fairs and similar events. You can find the current dates under News.
  • POG participates in the format College on Tour and we regularly invite to project days with exciting practical tasks.
  • POG is an exclusive partner in the Nachwuchsprogramm OptoNet MASTER+ program for young talents.
  • We are in close exchange with schools and teachers in Gera, Altenburg or Schmölln and are happy to open our doors for career orientation events.
  • We support the Otto-Lummer-Kolloquium in Gera, an event format to promote STEM education.

Team HR

Christian Nagel

Nicole Hahn