What is working at Cochlear like?
Our customers trust us to deliver, and it takes continued technical and scientific innovation, along with the best service and support, to meet that responsibility.
Working at Cochlear means striving to deliver the best possible hearing outcomes and helping to transform people's lives. It's what makes our work so interesting, challenging and rewarding. We need people with
"Cochlear's values really line up with my values. I'm also super-passionate about music and to know that the work that I do day to day will actually give somebody the gift of hearing is a beautiful thing."
– Ivana Popovac, Systems Engineering Manager
Whether your passion is designing and developing pioneering technologies; working in agile teams to manufacture quality products; providing high-quality customer support; or working in any of our other business areas, you can make a significant and valued contribution.
Are we right for you?
Thanks to our employees, Cochlear is a world-renowned, multi-award-winning global company. You will be collaborating with talented, friendly and supportive colleagues who share Cochlear’s dedication to making a difference in the lives of people around the world. People like Alison…
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, which leads to growth, change
Engaged employees around the world — 92% are proud of working at Cochlear; 93% understand how their role contributes to the satisfaction of our customers.1
Fast-growing — workforce has expanded from 500 in 2004 to more than 3500 employees. In
additionwe are supported by 1500 consultants/contractors, with offices in more than 20 countries today.
Global — Cochlear products are available in 100 countries.
Acknowledged innovator — more than 100 registered patent families and multiple industry awards won; Cochlear products continue to set new benchmarks in hearing
performancewith the most reliable implants on the market.2
Pioneering — history of innovation stretches back to 1982 with the first commercial multichannel implants; in 2017, we launched the first Made for iPhone sound processor.3,4
Collaborative — participating in research programs involving more than 100
centresand partners worldwide.
Committed — Cochlear invests more than AU$160 million a year in research and development.
What does Cochlear look for in employees?
At Cochlear, we are proud of our high-performance culture. We encourage every employee to take ownership of their career development from an early stage, developing the skills they need to grow, progress and achieve the best outcomes for themselves and for our customers.
Our four HEAR behaviors are integral to this. Aligned to our mission, vision and strategic goals, they provide clear expectations about the approach and behaviors required to succeed in your role. In turn, this helps us achieve our business goals and objectives.