As the US subsidiary of a global leader in minimally invasive surgery, Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation is part of an extraordinary workforce that builds, sells, and repairs well-crafted medical products that change lives every day. While we are backed by worldwide resources, we also nurture a close-knit local community.
Over 200 employees work in Administration, Customer Service, Logistics, Marketing & Sales, Production, and Repairs at our Vernon Hills, Illinois, location just 30 miles northwest of Chicago. Since opening our doors in 1972, we have been delivering solutions that enhance surgical results and pave the way for groundbreaking procedures. From the earliest stages of development to the moment one of our instruments is packed and shipped to a medical facility, we are driven by the spirit of excellence. Our exceptional people are proof of that.
The Richard Wolf Apprenticeship Program will jumpstart your career.
Would you like to gain valuable work experience while getting your degree? At Richard Wolf Medical Instruments, you can combine on-the-job training with a college education through our three-year apprenticeship program.
Each year of the program, you will attend two condensed, eight-week semesters at the local college, followed by onsite on-the-job training. Richard Wolf pays your way, covering your tuition, fees, and books, in addition, we provide you with a stipend for school semesters and a paycheck for your work time. Unlike with many other apprenticeship programs, our apprentices also qualify for all Richard Wolf employee benefits, including medical insurance and vacation time.
When you graduate, you will have an associate degree, advanced technical skills, and an excellent future in the medical industry…with no college debt. Plus, you will have two years of guaranteed employment with the company.
Richard Wolf pays for your education, and you earn a competitive wage while you train. It is a great way to begin a successful career!
When you graduate from the Richard Wolf Apprenticeship Program, you will have:
An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Manufacturing Technology
A nationally recognized certification from the US Department of Labor
An internationally recognized DIHK Certification
State-of-the-art technical skills with precision instruments and imaging equipment
Hands-on training on a wide range of manufacturing tools and machinery
Three years of on-the-job experience
A debt-free education!
Join the Richard Wolf Apprenticeship Program and become a member of a dedicated team working to improve patient outcomes every day. As the US subsidiary of a global leader in endoscopic instruments, Richard Wolf has been providing solutions that enhance surgical results, reduce trauma, and pave the way for groundbreaking procedures for over 100 years.