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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 Austrian 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.

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.

The prerequisite for this is a valid negative PCR test and compliance with the current Covid regulations.

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


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


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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


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


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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


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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


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


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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. 

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