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Careers

We make paper out of passion

We grow. Grow with us. Hamburger Containerboard offers you challenging and varied tasks in a successful company and value-oriented working environment. Mutual respect, integrity and good teamwork are vital to us. In addition to performance-related remuneration and the granting of special benefits, we promote your individual development through ongoing internal and external training measures.

Career examples

Production manager

Friedjof Kulling

How long have you been with the company?

August 2008 

In which position do you currently work?

Production Manager 

Would you please describe your career path to us.

I have written an unsolicited application to train as a paper technologist. As a result, I was invited to complete a week's internship. That's where I got a taste for paper making. After the week, a recruitment test was carried out and one day later I got a phone call to see if I still wanted take part in the training. I was very happy and, of course, accepted. After just under a year I quickly realised that I wanted more, because everything went well at the vocational school in Altenburg. So when I was asked if I could imagine an university study afterwards, I immediately agreed. The training ended in June 2011 with a final grade of 1.1. Then I spent two months as a skilled worker in stock preparation and at the paper machine, partly additionally, partly independently as a substitute. The studies began in mid-September 2011, three years of theoretical education in Gernsbach and Karlsruhe, 4 practical theses, 1 theoretical dissertation and the bachelor thesis, followed by the Bachelor of Engineering for Paper Technology with a final grade of 2.0. Shortly before that, the opportunity to become a process engineer presented itself in Trostberg. I seized this opportunity and commuted every two weeks from October 2014 to October 2016. In autumn 2016 I returned to my Spremberg home, where I have been in charge of production since February 2017.