Sonova, headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland, is a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions. The group operates through its core business brandsPhonak, Unitron, Advanced Bionics and Connect Hearing. Sonova offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing instruments to cochlear implants towireless communication solutions. Founded in 1947, the group is currently present in over 100 countries across the globe and has a workforce of over 14,000 dedicated employees. Sonova generated sales of CHF 2.76 billion in the financial year 2018/19 and a net profit of CHF 460.2 million. Across all businesses, and by supporting theHear the World Foundation, Sonova pursues its vision of a world where everyone enjoys the delight of hearing and therefore lives a life without limitations.
Sonova Canada is part of a world class global organization. We are passionate about creating hearing solutions that change people’s lives to thrive socially and emotionally. Sonova Canada designs and manufactures really great hearing instruments. That’s what we do. More important is why we do it. We do it because hearing matters. It takes a multi-disciplined team to power the global growth Unitron and Phonak have had in Canada. With both brands combined, we have been in the Canadian market for more than 70 years and are located primarily in Kitchener and in Mississauga, Ontario. If you genuinely care about making a difference in people’s lives and are creative and collaborative in finding ways to do it, we’d love to hear from you.
At Sonova Canada, we provide a great employee experience. We have comprehensive medical and dental benefits, matching employee retirement programs and a collaborate, fun, culture that allows employees the opportunity to participate in team and social events and charity work in partnership with Hear The World. We are also innovative and world class – as demonstrated by our many awards including the Red Dot Award and Aon’s Best Employer Award in Canada. We believe in building diverse teams where everyone feels like they belong and that their voices are heard. We believe it’s not just about what you do here that matters it’s how you go about doing it – so living out our values and culture are paramount in how we work together.
We offer many opportunities from working with our Marketing team on the Unitron or Phonak brands to Research and Development, software engineering and supply chain. We also have a large production facility in Mississauga and a stellar business development team.
Around one billion people in the world today cannot hear well – and the great majority of this vast potential market has not yet bought a hearing aid. Sonova provides the most comprehensive range of solutions to address hearing loss: leading-edge hearing aids and accessories from Phonak and Unitron, providing a natural listening experience through advanced, versatile technology; innovative cochlear implants from Advanced Bionics, bringing reliable hearing solutions to children and adults with significant hearing loss. Sonova offers its solutions to end-users through a wide variety of service channel partners, providing them with the support they need to ensure that each consumer and patient receives the appropriate care for an optimal hearing experience.
The hearing aid market continues to grow, driven by long-term socio-economic forces. It is also a diverse market, requiring a broad range of technologically advanced solutions and high reach customer service channels.
Sonova is ideally positioned to benefit from the trends in this growth market.
Customer driven innovation
Understanding our customers’ articulated and unarticulated needs and turning them into our challenges – this is what motivates us daily and ultimately leads to innovation leadership. Be it in products, solutions, or processes across all disciplines.
Our overall goal is to make sure that all people, especially those affected by hearing loss, can hear their world and live their lives to the fullest. We carefully listen to the input of current users of our technology and to the feedback of the hearing care professionals who work with our solutions every day to provide optimal care. We combine this input with our deep technological and audiological know-how and relentlessly challenge the current limits of technology to strive for the optimal solution. That's how we drive our rich pipeline of new products: with the purpose to make people hear the world.