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Training at thyssenkrupp rothe erde Germany GmbH for schoolchildren and apprentices

"There's a sense of togetherness here like in a big family."

Soon it's done: You've left school behind you, got your exam results and celebrated it properly. But this is only the beginning! Your dream is a professional future with exciting, meaningful tasks, great colleagues and good prospects. So why not talk to thyssenkrupp Rothe Erde GmbH?

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Take off with an apprenticeship at thyssenkrupp rothe erde Germany GmbH

The solid foundation for your career

At thyssenkrupp rothe erde Germany GmbH we are currently offering you a well-founded, practice-oriented apprenticeship in five recognized apprenticeship trades. In Germany, we employ around 100 apprentices every year. Since we are looking for new apprentices every year, we would like to give you a personal insight into our world of apprentices.

We spoke to various team members for you: with current and former apprentices, HR officers and trainers. They answered our questions about your most frequently asked questions.

What kind of apprenticeship trades can I learn at thyssenkrupp rothe erde?

In the Lippstadt plant, around 20 industrial mechanics and machining mechanics are trained every year. In Dortmund, approx. 3-6 industrial mechanics and machining mechanics are trained, and in some cases also process mechanics metal and / or electronics for industrial engineering as well as approx. 2 industrial clerks and in the commercial area. In Eberswalde approx. 1-2 machining mechanics are trained.

The advertised training positions can always be viewed on our page “current jobs”.

What requirements do I need to bring for an apprenticeship at thyssenkrupp rothe erde?

Two apprentices working in a plant

Two apprentices at work

"Applicants for industrial and technical training should present a good General Certificate of Secondary Education or Certificate of Secondary Education, good basic knowledge in the subjects of mathematics and physics and a general interest in technical matters and equipment," says Kerstin Schulte. "Applicants for an industrial apprenticeship are required to present a good Advanced Technical College Certificate or Abitur (German university entrance qualification). Furthermore, they need to have a good basic knowledge of subjects relevant to training such as Mathematics, German and English, and above all fun working on the PC and in dealing with people. For all applicants, in addition to their professional competence, it is particularly important to us that they are willing to learn, reliable, honest and able to work in a team. ”

That’s it?

Of course not! Our trainer Bernhard Rappold is of the opinion: "First and foremost, you should just be up to learning something new" - that sounds easy!

 First and foremost, you should just be up to learning something new.

Bernhard Rappold
Instructor in our plant in Lippstadt

How is the mood among the apprentices?

Laura, our industrial mechanic apprentice, says: "The team spirit is really good! You do a lot together in a team, that's why I am in contact with the supervisor and other apprentices every day. Apart from that, we all meet together at the latest in the apprentice workshop during the break".

Even as a "newcomer" you can be sure that you're well accepted and quickly find your way into the team. And who knows, maybe friendships will develop which go beyond working hours. Like with Janina, who is doing an apprenticeship as a machining mechanic: "I meet my apprentice colleagues every day at work or at school and we also like to do something together in our free time, I like that".

Laura Patrzek, industrial mechanic apprentice, smiling while working at a machine, wearing ear and head protection
Erik Stückemann
Industrial mechanic apprentice
Janina Jäger, machining mechanic apprentice, smiling while working at a machine
Janina Jäger
Machining mechanic apprentice
Industrial clerk apprentice sitting at a desk, smiling while talking on the phone
Alessandro Fenu
Industrial clerk apprentice
Lisa-Marie Winkelhorst, former apprentice, arms crossed, smiling
Lisa-Marie Winkelhorst
Former apprentice, current position: polisher TB 2

Why should I choose thyssenkrupp rothe erde as my training company?

As one of the biggest employers in Lippstadt and the surrounding area, thyssenkrupp rothe erde offers you excellent conditions to learn the individual apprenticeships. We rely on two key factors:

  • the years of experience of our full-time, competent and committed trainers

  • on the very good results achieved by our apprentice in their final exams.

 

"This shows that the apprentices here have great prerequisites to learn the training professions and the majority of the apprentices also greatly appreciate the offered opportunities and use them for themselves," says Kerstin Schulte, our personnel specialist at the Lippstadt site.

Our own training workshop in Lippstadt is one of the ways, in which the 70 young apprentices can try out, exchange and develop their skills. At our locations in Dortmund and Eberswalde, you can be sure that you will learn all the skills you need for your future professional life through training cooperations. Regulated working hours and an attractive training salary are not neglected either: "The apprentices get to know the different machines and techniques - from standard to high-tech - and we make sure that the training is product orientated as much as possible," says Bernhard Rappold.

Those who start their apprenticeship with us can be sure to be integrated and appreciated as a full member of the company from the very beginning. It is important for us to give our young entrants the opportunity to take over the responsibility or to be involved. For example, to take care of some parts of the plant tour for visitor groups or mentoring for first-year apprentices.

In addition, apprentices who have distinguished themselves through special achievements, have the opportunity to participate in a 5-day training trip to one of our European subsidiaries. "The trip to Slovakia was one of the most exciting experiences in my apprenticeship," says our former apprentice and current foreman representative Lisa-Marie Winkelhorst.

"I would recommend thyssenkrupp rothe erde as a training company because the work here is versatile and you do something new every day," says Janina (machining mechanic apprentice).

How can I continue after completing my apprenticeship at thyssenkrupp rothe erde?

Karsten Kaspari, smiling with crossed arms

Karsten Kaspari, Foreman TB 9

We of course hope that the apprentice will work for us beyond their training, whether as skilled workers in the manufacturing environment or as employees in the industrial area. Therefore, it is not uncommon for many former apprentices to work in our factories. Karsten Kaspari, who is a master at our Lippstadt plant, remembers:

“My career at thyssenkrupp rothe erde started in 1995 with my training as an industrial mechanic. 10 years later, I was made a supervisor before three years later I was made a master. I took several courses, the largest of which was that of a mechanical engineer! ”

That’s how your career can go on with us – if you feel like it and are skilled enough.

Apply now if you are interested in a cool company with great colleagues and a professional education!

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Commercial-technical training:

Online application
Sandra Fritzsche
Tel.: +49 231/186-2510

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Commercial training:

Online application
Sandra Fritzsche
Tel.: +49 231/186-2510

Commercial-technical training:

Online application
Kerstin Schulte
Tel.: +49 2941/741-3594

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School internships:

Online application
Kerstin Schulte
Tel.: +49 2941/741-3594

Commercial-technical training:

Online application
Kerstin Born
Tel.: +49 3334/206-558

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School internships:

Online application
Kerstin Born
Tel.: +49 3334/206-558