Your apprenticeship AT WItron
Get started now with the globally recognized professionals of material flow automation
Are you interested in learning and working abroad in Germany? Are you interested in a well-rounded electrical or IT education? If you are open-minded and can easily engage with others and you want to acquire German language skills, then you have found the right place!
Every year since August 2010, a group of young people from many different countries of the world have started their apprenticeship at WITRON’s headquarter in Parkstein, Bavaria. In order to integrate yourself as fast as possible and to get familiar with the country and the people, you will participate in intensive German classes and spend the first weeks with a host family. At professional school, you will be supported by your German mentor.
Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will be offered a wide range of career opportunities within the WITRON Group - whether it is a job in Germany, at our service sites, or at one of our many project locations around the globe. We look forward to receiving your online application!
We are electronic pioneers in the high-tech field of Industry 4.0. Complex logistics and conveyor systems are the challenge we face every day. What is the electromechanical structure of a fully automated logistics center? How is it planned, controlled, commissioned, maintained and repaired? Where is there improvement potential that will keep you and your company at the leading edge of technology? As a team, we set global standards for the system technology of the future.
Imagine a giant logistics center where almost all warehouse and material flow processes are fully automated. You will be one of the specialists who develop, test, commission and constantly improve the software for it. As the IT team we are responsible for ensuring that the digital heart of the system beats properly. Be part of it when we program the future together.
Computer Science studies
WITRON plans and develop end-to-end solutions across the entire supply chain for our customers around the globe. As part of the IT team you will design and develop software for our fully automated processes. You will also have the opportunity to test software on-site at our European customers. Be part of it when we program the future together.
Our additional benefits at a glance.
Our logistics solutions ensure the supply for people globally. Likewise, it's important to us to be there for you as an employer.
Ensuring that you can count on reliable, above-average performance from the very first day of your apprenticeship.
Training allowance above the general pay scale,
WITRON profit sharing,
30 days vacation (per calendar year),
Allowance for one paid flight home per year,
Allowance for housing
Retirement and risk provision
Supplementary health insurance (costs borne by WITRON during the training),
Accident insurance (worldwide, around the clock)
Cash and book prizes for good grades in the vocational school and final exams,
Trainee of the year,
And much more...
Highly subsidized meals in 5 canteens,
Free German language course (language certificate),
Combind events and activities
International APPrenticeship - FAQ
The most important questions and answers about international apprenticeship
Do I have to acquire skills in german on my own?
A basic knowledge of German would be an advantage for sure. However, you will already get an online German course before the start of your training. In the first weeks of your training, you will even have lessons every day. From September on, only 2 - 3 times per week.
Will I get an housing provided by WITRON?
At the beginning of your training, you will usually live with a host family who will help you settle in and familiarize yourself with Germany. After a few weeks, you will move into your own apartment at our main location in Parkstein. WITRON subsidizes the rent for this.
How will I be supported by WITRON?
You will receive a subsidy for your apartment from WITRON in addition to your training allowance. In addition, once a year you will receive an allowance for the flight home paid by WITRON. During your apprenticeship, you will also receive paid German lessons, exam preparation for the final exam as well as tutoring lessons, and you will be assigned a tutor.
Will I get assistance to prepare for entering Germany?
The company WITRON supports you in applying for your work permit as well as in all formalities, e.g. dealing with authorities, opening a bank account and insurances. We will also organize the flight to Germany.
What is the best way to prepare for the training?
It is important that you get to know the company and the occupational profile before the start of your training. In any case, you should already begin to acquire a basic knowledge of German. In addition, it is important that your decision to start training in a foreign country is thought out thoroughly.
When can I apply for the apprenticeship?
You can apply for the apprenticeship every year from September to January. If you submit your application after January, we will not be able to consider it for the current year.