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Featured Positions


Every single employee plays an integral role in the overall success of ifm. New employees are supported by on-the-job training, coaching, increased responsibilities, and diversity of work.


Project Manager,
Corporate Offices

ifm efector USA
Malvern, PA


Machine Safety Specialist

ifm efector USA
Malvern, PA


Senior Mechanical Engineer

ifm prover USA
Malvern, PA

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Maintenance Technician 
2nd Shift
ifm prover USA

Malvern, PA


Quality Engineer

 ifm prover USA

Malvern, PA


Application Engineer
Product Development
ifm prover USA

Malvern, PA


Sales Engineer - SDR

ifm efector USA
Portland, OR


Sales Engineer – SDR

ifm efector USA

Atlanta, GA


Sales Engineer - SDR

ifm efector
Dallas, TX


Benefits and Perks

401k Plan Paid Time Off Health Insurance Life Insurance Disability Insurance Schedule Flexibility

100% company match up to
6% of pay after six months
of employment. 

15 vacation days to start, 5
sick days, and 11 holidays

Top-tier medical plan, $0
deductable (in-network), and
minimal co-pay.

Company-paid, equal to
annual base salary. Includes
AD&D plan.

Company-paid, short-term
and long-term.

Many roles are now hybrid
after training. Some roles
require preset hours. 

Get To Know Us

Dedicated ifm employees proudly share their work experiences and contributions to a special culture of teamwork and collaboration.

      Alexander Negovan

Mechanical Engineer
  RavIndra "Ricky" Persaud

Electronics Engineering
Technician Trainee
  Maia Freedberg

Sales Engineer
      With ifm since 2019   With ifm since 2019   With ifm since 2022

Work, Play, and Community

ifm USA

ifm efector is a subsidiary of the global company, ifm electronic gmbh, Germany. Since 1969, ifm has developed, manufactured, and marketed sensors and controls technology to industries that include assembly and robotics, automotive, material handling, metal forming, mobile equipment, plastics, and food and beverage. 

In 1985, a USA sales and marketing company, ifm efector, was established in Chester County, PA, 20 miles west of Philadelphia. Since then, we've experienced tremendous growth in the surrounding area! This success includes the expansion of ten offices through the US, the opening of a manufacturing and technology center, ifm prover, in Malvern, PA (2012), and the building of a new 55,000 square-foot stocking and distribution facility in Downingtown, PA (May 2022). 

Today, roughly 330 dedicated individuals drive innovation and productivity and successfully service 23,000 customers resulting in $260 Milion in annual sales (2022). 

USA Corporate Headquarters

ifm efector, Malvern, PA

Employees work in teams of Sales Engineers, Customer Engagement Representatives, Application Engineers, and Order Fulfillment Representatives to assist our customers. Human Reources, Finance, Information Technology, Facilities, and Product Marketing are also a core part of our Team headquartered in Malvern, PA. 

USA Technology and Manufacturing

ifm prover, Malvern, PA

ifm prover USA includes a product development team, a production facility, and multiple labs for testing and quality control.  We currently produce 500,000 temperature and flow sensors that are operating in many challenging industries requiring high accuracy and robust design (e.g., in the Food and Beverage Industry). The company plans to double in size within the next couple of years and expansion plans are now underway.

USA Stocking and distribution facility

ifm efector, Downingtown, PA

ifm’s stocking and distribution center are home to the shipping, receiving, returns, and quality control departments. This facility which holds inventory of 4,354 unique part numbers, totaling 389,000 products, is responsible for customer orders throughout the United States and Canada. This fast-paced environment ships out over 1,400 small parcels per day operating Monday thru Friday. The brand new state-of-the-art distribution center is brightly lit, temperature-controlled, and has onsite amenities.