A good start for your career

Apprenticeship at WEILBURGER

You’re just about to take or have just successfully passed your final school examinations and are looking for a challenging apprenticeship in the field of chemistry, chemical laboratory work or business organization and management. Then Weilburger is exactly the right place to start your career.

Apprenticeship

Lacquer and varnish laboratory technician

The development and testing laboratory of our lacquer and varnish production company offers a wide range of activities in which you could be employed. Here lab technicians work independently, running experiments that they plan, document and analyse themselves. Their tasks also include development and optimization of lacquers and coating materials for diverse substrates such as metal, paper, wood, plastics, transparencies and labels. In addition, they perform chemical and physical technical trials, which they also have to evaluate. The duties of a lacquer & varnish lab technician focus typically on measurement of non-volatile components of a coating material or analysis of hue errors. Using a range of measuring devices, they also determine parameters such as thickness with the pycnometer or gloss with the reflectometer. 

During your apprenticeship with us you will be trained in:

  • Development & optimization of coating systems
  • Planning, running and analysis of chemical experiments
  • Running of chemical and physical technical trials
  • Development of spectacular colour hues and effects
  • Analysis of hue errors
  • Use of various measuring devices

Are you interested in chemical interrelations and are you scientifically minded?  Are precision and accuracy characteristics of your work, and do you prefer to work independently? As a lacquer and varnish lab technician you will have the opportunity to develop your individual talents and help to actively shape your surroundings.

Conditions: Intermediate or advanced school-leaving certificate

Length of apprenticeship: 3 ½ years (with possible shortening to a minimum of 2 ½ years depending on final grades on leaving school and level of performance at work and college.

Remuneration Hessen:  1st year: 986.00 € / 2nd year: 1,063.00 € / 3rd year: 1,121.00 € / 4th year: 1,205.00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Remuneration Bayern: 1. Jahr: 1.003,00 € / 2. Jahr: 1.065,00 € / 3. Jahr: 1.123,00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Working hours/Holidays: 5-day week (37.5 hours) / Flexitime from 19 years of age [???] / 30 days’ holiday a year

Place of work: Weilburg / Gerhardshofen

Apprenticeship

Chemical Production Specialist

Chemical production specialists supervise the manufacturing process in the production plant from the arrival of raw materials and chemicals to their further processing and incorporation into diverse lacquers and coating materials. They operate the installations for production and processing procedures, and are involved in their servicing and maintenance as well as monitoring and supervising the industrial production process as a whole. They prepare equipment for operational procedures and monitor measuring instruments during processing. They prepare mixtures according to set formulas and document procedural steps. As chemical production specialists share responsibility for maintaining safe and environmentally sound production, they ensure that waste from the plant is recycled or disposed of in such a way as to avoid any negative impact on the environment.

During your apprenticeship, you will learn how to:

  • Operate and service equipment
  • Make preparations for lacquer and varnish production and supervise the production process
  • Monitor measuring devices, keep computerized records of results, take product samples and carry out simple chemical tests on them
  • Prepare mixtures according to formulas, prepare installations for production and service operational equipment and installations
  • Manual skills: filing, sawing, welding, soldering and woodworking

Are you technically minded? Are you interested in the careful handling of chemicals? Then this is exactly the right place for you. As chemical production specialist, you will acquire fundamental technical and chemical know-how and be part of the team responsible for the smooth functioning of production procedures.

Remuneration Hessen:  1st year: 986.00 € / 2nd year: 1,063.00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Remuneration Bayern: 1. Jahr: 1.003,00 € / 2. Jahr: 1.065,00 € / 3. Jahr: 1.123,00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Working hours/Holidays: 5-day week (37.5 hours) / Flexitime from 19 years of age / 30 days’ holiday a year

Place of work: Weilburg / Gerhardshofen

 

Apprenticeship

Warehouse Clerk

Your skills will be needed everywhere where specialised storage of goods is required and supplies need to be distributed correctly. Warehouse clerks take receipt of incoming goods and store them appropriately. They put together deliveries for shipment or forward supplies on to the appropriate production area. Their work is backed up by an IT system, which it is their duty to use and update consistently.

During your apprenticeship with us you will acquire experience in:

  • Reception, administration, storage and internal transport of goods
  • Checking incoming goods and accompanying paperwork
  • Electronic recording and filing of data and correct storage
  • Regular monitoring of stocks
  • Drawing up of production orders from customer contracts
  • Drawing up of orders and preparation of raw materials for production
  • Correct packaging and dispatch of goods

Do you have organizational talent? Do you enjoy teamwork? Then you’re exactly who we’re looking for! As a warehouse clerk, orderliness and teamwork will be of key importance to you. Warehouse Clerk is recognized as a skilled occupation under the Vocational Training Act (BBiG). This two-year apprenticeship, recognized nationwide, is offered for trade & industry and craft trades.

Conditions:  Good grades in intermediate or upper school-leaving certificate

Length of apprenticeship: 2 years

Remuneration Hessen:  1st year: 986.00 € / 2nd year: 1,063.00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Remuneration Bayern: 1. Jahr: 1.003,00 € / 2. Jahr: 1.065,00 € / 3. Jahr: 1.123,00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Working hours/Holidays: 5-day week (37.5 hours) / Flexitime from 19 years of age / 30 days’ holiday a year

Place of work: Weilburg / Gerhardshofen

Apprenticeship

Industrial Sales Manager

Success in industries today is achieved largely through the efforts of sales managers. Finished industrial products need to be sold. Raw materials, machines, power and much more need to be bought in. The entire work schedule of an industrial enterprise needs to be planned, monitored and managed from a business viewpoint. The industrial business management team at WEILBURGER are responsible for buying in raw materials. They are experts in cost accounting, costing, sales & marketing, shipment, personnel management and other areas of responsibility. In the course of their apprenticeship trainee managers pass through all departments of the company relevant to their training. Priority areas here are materials and logistics management, production management, personnel management, marketing and accounts.

You might ask how computer applications can be used to optimally support industrial processes? Which software solutions are best for which processes? Let’s set about finding an answer to these questions together through your training.

Conditions: Intermediate school leaving certificate at least, technical college or equivalent level of vocational training.

Length of apprenticeship: 3 years (with possible shortening to a minimum of 2 years depending on the school-leaving certificate and level of performance at work and at college.

Remuneration Hessen:  1st year: 986.00 € / 2nd year: 1,063.00 € / 3rd year: 1,121.00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Remuneration Bayern: 1. Jahr: 1.003,00 € / 2. Jahr: 1.065,00 € / 3. Jahr: 1.123,00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Working hours/Holidays: 5-day week (37.5 hours) / Flexitime from 19 years of age / 30 days’ holiday a year

Place of work: Weilburg / Gerhardshofen

Apprenticeship

IT Specialist / Systems Integration

IT specialists are there to ensure that a company’s IT systems are running as they should. On the one hand, they offer advice on the purchasing of computers and software while on the other hand they set up whole systems and networks, which they then install and maintain. They are all-rounders and are called in by their colleagues in other departments or by customers when a system is not working correctly. They are not just IT experts but are also capable of giving users the technical support required. IT specialists often have to train subsequent users - so they need to be able to present their knowledge clearly and effectively.

In the course of your apprenticeship you will receive training in:

  • Setting up and administration of IT-systems and infrastructures
  • Installation, configuration and supervision of hard- and software functionalities
  • Maintenance work at the client-server interface and on active network components
  • Network administration and IT-security (routing, firewall, VPN, virus protection, data security)

You might ask how computer applications can be used to optimally support industrial processes? Which software solutions are best for which processes? Let’s set about finding an answer to these questions together through your training.

Conditions: Intermediate school leaving certificate at least, technical college or an equivalent standard of vocational training.

Length of apprenticeship: 3 years (with possible shortening to a minimum of 2 years depending on the school-leaving certificate and level of performance at work and at college.

Remuneration Hessen:  1st year: 986.00 € / 2nd year: 1,063.00 € / 3rd year: 1,121.00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Remuneration Bayern: 1. Jahr: 1.003,00 € / 2. Jahr: 1.065,00 € / 3. Jahr: 1.123,00 € (standard pension contributions/end-of-year bonus/holiday allowance)

Working hours/Holidays: 5-day week (37.5 hours) / Flexitime from 19 years of age [???] / 30 days’ holiday a year

Place of work: Weilburg / Guardswomen