Service Center 800-441-8246

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. 

Career Stories

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

      Jane Arters

Documentation Specialist
  RavIndra "Ricky" Persaud

Electronics Engineering
Technician Trainee
  Ana Loaeza-Astudillo

Senior Assembler
      With ifm since 1996   With ifm since 2019   With ifm since 2018

Work, Play, and Community

We enjoy getting together! We celebrate achievement of goals and special recognition events. Our fun extends to the outdoors in Malvern as we cheer on our company-sponsored sports teams. We help those in need and give back to the cummunity by participating in several charitable events throughout the year.

    Breakfast with Santa and Crafts   Angel Tree Donations   5K "Orange Run" for Families
Affected by Cancer

About ifm

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 Fullfillment 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.