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As a traditional and family company, we consider important to provide young people with a well-grounded education. Consequently, we assume corporate responsibility for our company as well as for our employees and the region we operate in.

 

Take off into your future!

  • The paper and pulp industry offers a stable environment.
  • You will be training and working in an environmentally friendly profession.
  • The paper and pulp industry operates in a sustainable and green way - "green jobs" are an integral part of the industry.
  • Process control is highly demanding and requires special techniques - no other industry innovation.
  • High degree of automation in the day-to-day work.
  • You will be working with various machinery and learn for life.

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Trial Days

Would you like to gain an insight into our company and get to know the various apprenticeships?
We are happy to offer individual trial day. Arrange an appointment for you/your friends/your classmates and let us guide you through our company.
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Our apprenticeship training

Paper technicans look primarily after the supervision and control of the production plants. You set the - mostly - computer-controlled machines and controlling the display (e.g. for temperature and pressure conditions). Check the moisture content of raw and semi-masses as well as ready paper roads and cardboard roads; if necessary, adjust the machine after. The servicing and cleaning of the arrangements also belongs to your duties.


Apprenticeship: 3.5 years


Conditions:

  • technical understanding
  • joy in teamwork
  • responsiveness with disturbance removal
  • independency

 

Are you interested?

Send your application documents to bewerbung.pit(at)hamburger-containerboard.com.

Process leading engineers as well as arrangements and company leading engineers steer, program and parameterize the arrangements of the energy supply and energy distribution, control technology, measuring technology and control technology as well as the pulse technology with the process leading technology. Nibbles, measuring value transference is carried out, put transmitter and measuring value receiver and parameterized.


Apprenticeship: 4 years


Conditions:

  • Knowledge about kinds and characteristics of control distances and control child
  • Furthermore regulators and set limbs must become well-chosen and parameterized

 

Are you interested?

Send your application documents to bewerbung.pit(at)hamburger-containerboard.com.

Mechanical engineering engineers fix with the help of the technical documents and machine documentations the working steps, working means and operating procedures, plan and steer the work routines.
Mechanical engineering engineers are occupied with the production of machine parts as well as with the assembly that the installation, the introduction, the servicing and the repair of machines and arrangements. A main focus of the mechanical engineering engineer with special machines like a paper machine lies in the area of hydraulic arrangements, kettle line construction, armatures line construction and pipe line construction, steel construction and light alloy constructions.

Apprenticeship: 3.5 years

 

Are you interested?

Send your application documents to bewerbung.pit(at)hamburger-containerboard.com.

This profession is one of the most versatile training. Industrial clerks are used in almost all areas of a modern company are used, such as financial and accounting, bookkeeping and accounting services, Human Resources, Controlling and Sales.


Apprenticeship: 3 years


Conditions:

  • of inclination to office and administrative work
  • commercial thinking
  • slope to the handling of data and figures
  • careful operation
  • high communication capability
  • friendly appearance

 

Are you interested?

Send your application documents to bewerbung.pit(at)hamburger-containerboard.com.

Requirements:

A successfully completed compulsory education, a sense of responsibility, accuracy and diligence. Furthermore, you have a strong enthusiasm for working in an international company and enjoy working in a team.

Good performance during the apprenticeship will be rewarded. Start your career as an apprentice and gain momentum as you become head of department, workshop manager, machine operator or foreman.

Your Benefits

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Send us your application documents including the following important information:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates and Reference about previous internships

Send us your application

Do you have any questions?

Please contact us by phone. This allows us to respond to your individual queries quickly and easily.


Contact person at the administration department: Viktoria Hatzl, + 43 2627 800 212 

Contact person at the production department: Ilse Schabauer, + 43 2627 800 200 

Learn more about us

W. Hamburger looks back at over 167 years of experience in the paper industry – an industry that has experienced numerous changes. We therefore cultivate a corporate culture that combines tradition with a high degree of innovation.

W. Hamburger, part of the Hamburger Containerboard Group, is among today's leading producers of high-quality corrugated board base paper in Europe. Our Austro brand is well known and respected throughout the entire continent thanks to our high quality products and services. 

Learn more about our company

Apprenticeship trades

What do you need to start an apprenticeship with us? 

  • a school-leaving certificate
  • a sense of responsibility
  • a commitment to learning and hard work
  • a strong interest in working in an international company
  • the ability to work in a team
  • commitment
  • precision

Your Benefits

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    and plenty of other benefits!

Apply now

Use our careers portal to submit your application online.

GO TO CAREERS PORTAL

Hamburger Containerboard in Gelsenkirchen

Hamburger Rieger stands for tradition and innovative know-how. Our dedication to top quality standards contributes to our customers' success.

RiegerLiner combines a consistent, bright white surface with maximum gloss and smoothness, providing the ideal conditions for brilliant printing results on your packaging.
Continuous investment in production and quality management and first-class technical support has made us the world's foremost quality leader in coated white top liners.

Reasons to select Hamburger Containerboard for your apprenticeship:

  • Complete your training in a company with a secure future.
  • Learn the trade in a company that is both ecologically and economically aware.
  • Gain lots of experience for your future career.
  • Benefit from the opportunity for both professional and personal development.
  • Work in a highly automated environment.
  • Receive an above-average apprenticeship salary based on our pay scale.
  • Learn the trade in a friendly and supportive environment.

Apprenticeship trades 2023

You will get to know all the various production and technology departments and learn all about the production processes involved in paper manufacturing step by step. Specialist subjects (e.g. pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical engineering) are taught in cross-company courses and at the vocational college in Gernsbach (Baden-Württemberg). There, you will acquire theoretical knowledge in pulp production, preparation and testing, operating sheet forming systems, press and dryer sections, and product finishing. You will also learn how to successfully implement this knowledge in practice. You will receive safety training and acquire a licence to drive forklift trucks and cranes. After three years, you will be eligible to take the Chamber of Industry and Commerce examination, after which you will stand a very good chance of being offered a job at our company as a certified paper technician. 

 

Duration: 3 years 
 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

You will learn how to carry out electrical maintenance on our highly complex, computer-controlled systems for corrugated base paper production and processing, and acquire software troubleshooting skills as well as expertise in programming and testing systems. Basic skills (e.g. measuring and analysing electrical functions, modifying, adapting, configuring and assembling systems, and configuring and programming IT and automation systems) are taught in special courses and at the vocational schools at the individual locations. You will have the opportunity to consolidate your theoretical knowledge of electrical and automation systems, planning, component selection, execution, commissioning, maintenance ,and optimisation of these systems by applying it in practice in the workshops of our cooperation partners. You will receive product training and attend courses tailored to specific systems. After 3.5 years, you will be eligible to take the Chamber of Industry and Commerce examination, after which you will stand a very good chance of being offered a job at our company as a certified electronics engineer for automation technology.

 

Duration: 3,5 years
 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

You will learn how to service, repair and inspect machines, production plants and technical production equipment. You will assist in expanding and converting existing and installing new machines. Your support will help to safeguard our operations in paper production, corrugated board production and processing and in the refuse-derived fuel (RDF) power plant. Basic skills (e.g. basic training in metallurgy, welding, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical engineering) are taught in special courses and at the vocational schools at the individual locations. There, you will acquire theoretical knowledge in the maintenance, servicing, installation and assembly of technical assemblies and systems. You will also learn how to successfully implement this knowledge in practice. You will receive safety training and acquire a licence to drive forklift trucks and cranes. After 3.5 years, you will be eligible to take the Chamber of Industry and Commerce examination, after which you will stand a very good chance of being offered a job at our company as a certified industrial mechanic.


Duration: 3,5 years

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

You will learn about all the commercial processes at our company. You will be deployed in the departments for Marketing/Sales, Materials Management, Accounting, Purchasing, Human Resources Management, Warehousing, Controlling and Quality/Environment as per our apprenticeship framework plan and will also have the opportunity to learn about the production processes involved in paper manufacturing and corrugated board production and processing. The vocational college is situated at each location. There you will acquire theoretical knowledge about market-oriented business processes in a manufacturing company, value flows, value creation, service provision and procurement processes, human resources management activities, and the analysis and evaluation of annual financial statements, sales, investment and financing processes. You will learn how to assess the company in an overall and global economic context. You will also learn how to successfully implement this knowledge in practice. After three years, you will be eligible to take the Chamber of Industry and Commerce examination, after which you will stand a very good chance of being offered a job at our company as a certified industrial management assistant.


Duration: 3 years

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

Sandwich courses 2023

What do you need to start an apprenticeship with us? 

  • a school-leaving certificate (Abitur level for sandwich programmes)
  • a sense of responsibility
  • a commitment to learning and hard work
  • a strong interest in working in an international company
  • ability to work in a team
  • commitment
  • an eye for detail

Your Benefits

  •  

     

    and plenty of other benefits!

Apply now

Use our careers portal to submit your application online.

GO TO CAREERS PORTAL

Hamburger Containerboard in Spremberg

Hamburger Containerboard in Spremberg is one of the largest employers in the region with a workforce of around 450 employees.

Following the completion of our expansion project – the second paper machine – Spremberg is now the largest location of the Hamburg Containerboard Division, with an annual production output of around 840,000 tonnes of paper.

In addition to the production of white uncoated corrugated containerboard, we also produce high-quality white coated papers under the RiegerLiner EC-D name. Our portfolio is rounded off by the production of various gypsum-grade paperboard types.

Why opt for an apprenticeship at Hamburger Containerboard?

  • Complete your training in a company with a secure future.
  • Learn the trade in a company that is both ecologically and economically aware.
  • Gain lots of experience for your future career.
  • Benefit from the opportunity for both professional and personal development.
  • Work in a highly automated environment.
  • Receive an above-average apprenticeship salary based on our pay scale.
  • Learn the trade in a friendly and supportive environment.

Apprenticeship trades

If you are interested in technology, teamwork and environmental protection, then you might find your future lies in the sustainable circular economy.

YOUR TRAINING

You will get to know all the production and technology departments. You will learn all about the production processes involved in paper manufacturing step by step. Specialist subjects (e.g. pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical engineering) are taught in cross-company courses and at the vocational college in Gernsbach (Baden-Württemberg). There, you will acquire theoretical knowledge in pulp production, preparation and testing, operating sheet forming systems, press and dryer sections, and product finishing. You will receive safety training and acquire a licence to drive forklift trucks and cranes.


Duration: 3 years with very good prospects of being hired by our company after you have completed your training.

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

If you are interested in technology, teamwork and environmental protection, then you might find your future lies in the sustainable circular economy.

YOUR TRAINING

You will become a specialist in the installation and maintenance of electrical and electropneumatic systems. You will learn how to service, repair and replace system components. You will also perform regular tests and measurements. You will use these measures to ensure that the manufacturing processes for paper production and corrugated board production and processing remain available at all times. The vocational college is in Traunstein. In addition, you will spend about 14 weeks of each training year at our cooperation partners' training centres, where you will have the opportunity to consolidate your theoretical knowledge of electrical systems and put it into practice. You will also receive safety training.


Duration: 3.5 years with very good prospects of being hired by our company after you have completed your training.

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

If you are interested in technology, teamwork and environmental protection, then you might find your future lies in the sustainable circular economy.

YOUR TRAINING

You will learn how to service, repair and inspect machines, production plants and technical production equipment. You will assist in expanding and converting existing and installing new machines. Your support will help to safeguard our operations in paper production, corrugated board production and processing and in the refuse-derived fuel (RDF) power plant. Basic skills (e.g. basic training in metallurgy, welding, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical engineering) are taught in special courses and at the vocational college in Traunstein. There, you will acquire theoretical knowledge in the maintenance, servicing, installation and assembly of technical assemblies and systems. You will also learn how to successfully implement this knowledge in practice. You will receive safety training and acquire a licence to drive forklift trucks and cranes.


Duration: 3.5 years with very good prospects of being hired by our company after you have completed your training.

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

If you are interested in technology, teamwork and environmental protection, then you might find your future lies in the sustainable circular economy.

YOUR TRAINING

You will learn about all the commercial processes at our company. You will be deployed in the departments for Sales, Materials Management, Accounting, Purchasing, Human Resources Management, Warehousing, Controlling and Quality/Environment as per our apprenticeship framework plan and will also have the opportunity to learn about the production processes involved in paper manufacturing and corrugated board production and processing. The vocational college is in Traunstein.

There you will acquire theoretical knowledge about market-oriented business processes in a manufacturing company, value flows, value creation, service provision and procurement processes, human resources management activities, and the analysis and evaluation of annual financial statements, sales, investment and financing processes. You will learn how to assess the company in an overall and global economic context. You will also learn how to successfully implement this knowledge in practice.


Duration: 3 years with very good prospects of being hired by our company after completion of your apprenticeship

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

If you are interested in technology, teamwork and environmental protection, then you might find your future lies in the sustainable circular economy.

YOUR TRAINING

As an IT specialist for systems integration, you are responsible for the support and configuration of IT systems. This includes installing and setting up hardware components, operating systems and networks to meet operational requirements. In the event of a malfunction, you will provide assistance with modern diagnostic systems, help users with application problems and support them in getting to know new systems and tools. Your training as an IT specialist for systems integration will cover a wide range of content.

For example, you will learn how to distinguish between different operating systems and their areas of application and what you need to consider when adapting and configuring them, how to analyse software solutions as well as how to design IT systems. Theoretical training in these skills and expertise is provided at the vocational college in Traunstein. The programme is a joint training programme conducted in cooperation with our location in Spremberg (Brandenburg).


Duration: 3 years with very good prospects of being hired by our company after completion of your apprenticeship

 

Interested?
Then why not submit your application now via our online careers portal?

What do you need to start an apprenticeship with us? 

  • school-leaving certificate (Abitur level for sandwich programmes)
  • A sense of responsibility
  • a commitment to learning and hard work
  • a strong interest in working in an international company
  • ability to work in a team
  • commitment
  • an eye for detail

Your Benefits

  •  

     

    and plenty of other benefits!

Apply now

Use our careers portal to submit your application online.

GO TO CAREERS PORTAL

Hamburger Containerboard in Trostberg

Hamburger Rieger stands for tradition and innovative know-how. Our dedication to top quality standards contributes to our customers' success.

RiegerLiner combines a consistent, bright white surface with maximum gloss and smoothness, providing the ideal conditions for brilliant printing results on your packaging.
Continuous investment in production and quality management, combined with our first-class technical support, have made us the world's foremost quality leader in coated white top liners.

Why opt for an apprenticeship at Hamburger Containerboard?

  • Complete your training in a company with a secure future.
  • Learn the trade in a company that is both ecologically and economically aware.
  • Gain lots of experience for your future career.
  • Benefit from the opportunity for both professional and personal development.
  • Work in a highly automated environment.
  • Receive an above-average apprenticeship salary based on our pay scale.
  • Learn the trade in a friendly and supportive environment.

We are sorry, but at the moment we do not offer any apprenticeships at this location.

We are sorry, but at the moment we do not offer any apprenticeships at this location.