Working at Suessen

Suessen stands for innovative products and solutions that are perfectly aligned to customer needs. The global company offers a wide variety of attractive positions in a multicultural work environment.

Values and principles 

Suessen is guided by Rieter's common values and principles that provide a framework for its practices, actions and decisions. Together with the mission that explains the fundamentals of the business, and the vision that outlines what the company is striving for, these values and principles form the basis of the corporate culture:

  • Customer first

  • Technology leadership

  • Quality starts with me

  • Me and us

  • Right things right

  • People with passion

These values and principles play a vital role in further developing the company and ensuring its ongoing success. Everyone at Rieter and its subsidiaries respect these values and principles.

Suessen as an employer

Global market leader

Suessen is an innovative company with a long tradition. Since 1920, the company has been shaping the textile industry with its ground-breaking, precise and consistent high-quality products. Dedicated to the success of its customers, Suessen supports them in their everyday challenges. 

Development of future talents

Suessen needs highly-engaged employees to provide high-quality products and services. Know-how, commitment, flexibility and loyalty are keys to our success. Therefore, the development of our employees is of great importance. Suessen invests in future talents and offers many opportunities to employees to bring their career to the next level.

Social responsibility

Suessen is committed to sustainable development and social responsibility. This applies not only at the global level, but also in the local environment of our locations, where we can rely on a positive and cooperative relationship with local authorities and employee representatives. Equal opportunity, fair play and integrity, in conjunction with tolerance and respect, are important principles for us. Suessen also rejects any form of discrimination.

Environmental sustainability

As a global company, Suessen deals with the challenges of the environment. The company is committed to the sustainable and efficient use of resources throughout the entire life cycle.

Occupational safety and health

Suessen consistently pursues the goal of avoiding occupational accidents. Thanks to constant improvements of safety measures, the accident rate has been massively reduced in the past years.

Remuneration and social provisions

Suessen strives to honour good work by competitive remuneration. Spindelfabrik Suessen is bound by collective bargaining agreements, and is a member of the metal and electrical industry in Baden-Württemberg. In addition, there are numerous company arrangements for social provisions, flexible working times, and benefits (e.g. bicycle leasing) which have been agreed with the works council. Performance and level of pay are reviewed in annual employee appraisals, in which agreements about further development are also discussed between the employee and the superior.

Code of conduct

Suessen employees worldwide are expected to follow the highest standards of professional and personal conduct in their business relationships with all their partners. These relationships are based on the principle of trust and honesty and are defined in company's code of conduct. 


Suessen components help customers produce more with less energy and waste, helping them achieve a better environmental footprint.

Dr. Martin Völkl

Head of Human Resources
Donzdorfer Strasse 4
73079 Süssen