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SICK USA Overview

Minneapolis, MN
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision and automatic identification products for industrial applications. Whether automating factories or optimizing distribution centers, SICK provides cost-effective ... Read more

Mission: Sensor intelligence, independence, innovation, and leadership are the core elements of our identity. This identity is what provides the link between our past and our future. Similarly, with its strengths, wishes, demands, and visions, our mission statement has its place ... Read more

Company Updates

  • 3D Lidar Sensors Detect the Penguins Even With their Black Tails #drone #lidar

    —30+ days ago
    3D Lidar Sensors for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - SICK USA Blog

    The darker the object, the harder it is to detect as the distance increases. But penguins in the Antarctic can now keep their black tailcoats on when a drone hovers overhead and the integrated laser scanner registers them.

  • SICK is hiring! If you love technology and problem solving - apply today! #careers

    —30+ days ago
    Careers at SICK | SICK

    We are always looking for qualified people. View a list of openings at our US offices.

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SICK USA – Why Work For Us?

SICK AG's company profile

At a glance
Founded in 1946, the company now has more than 50 subsidiaries and equity investments as well as numerous agencies around the globe. In the fiscal year 2016, SICK had more than 8,000 employees worldwide and achieved Group sales of just under EUR 1.4 billion.

The perfect basis for your automation: SICK sensors
From factory automation to logistics automation and process automation, SICK is one of the leading sensor manufacturers. As a technology and market leader, SICK provides sensors and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely and efficiently, protecting individuals from accidents, and preventing damage to the environment.

What drives us
Our innovative capacity and flexibility are part of who we are. Our mission statement acts as a framework for everything we do. It lays out our values, ideas, and plans for the future. Together with the principles for leadership and cooperation, it represents a binding international framework for all employees and management. The code of conduct also sets standards when it comes to our business activities, providing a guideline on how to behave appropriately in the workplace.

Research and development
For any company to safeguard their leading position in a strong competitive environment, it is absolutely vital to promote ongoing investment into research and development. Whether it's products, systems, or services, the solutions offered by SICK have one primary objective – to make life easier for customers by helping them to manage complex issues. In doing so, they offer customers benefits that competitors simply cannot provide, such as greater productivity, increased flexibility, or more efficient use of resources.

We are a committed bunch. We love technology and we're dedicated to creating products and solutions to meet our customers' needs--from automating factories to preventing industrial accidents. A career here is always challenging, rewarding and full of opportunity.

Our medical plans encourage healthy living among our employees by making health affordable. Our comprehensive health benefits include:

  • Medical Plan Coverage
  • Vision Plan Coverage
  • Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending (Health/Dependent Care)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long/Short Term Disability
  • Company-wide Healthy Activity Programs

Work and Life
We recognize the importance of work/life balance, and we offer competitive benefits to support this. Key benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for personal, sick or vacation time
  • Paid Company Holidays (8)
  • Floating Holidays (2)
  • EAP Employee Assistance Program offers 24 hour access and resources for dealing with life's challenges and changes.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Flexible work arrangements

Retirement and Savings
Plan for your future and share in the rewards of our success.

  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) Savings Plan

SICK USA Reviews

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    "Friendly environment with support to grow & contribute!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
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    I have been working at SICK USA full-time


    - Minnesota nice - coworkers are friendly & supportive.
    - Management has a great open door policy and really cares what you have to say! - Lots of support from management towards new ideas & ways to improve the status quo.
    - Leadership walks the talk.
    - Good pay.
    - GREAT benefits! Like, seriously very very impressive benefit plans!
    - Company is willing to & frequently spends money on employees: company parties, ad hock grill outs at their facilities, company branded merchandise, etc.


    ....nothing I can think of that is specific to this company. Seriously; this is the kind of company you want to retire at.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to employees and making them feel heard. Leaps and bounds have been made in the past 1-2 years!

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SICK USA Interviews



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    Great culture and great benefits, expect lots of interviews with different staff members. Hiring and interview process was a tad slow but thorough, be patient and it will pay off.

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SICK USA Awards & Accolades

  • 50 Best Large Workplaces in Europe, Great Place to Work Institute Europe, 2008

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