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Career at SSI SCHAEFER (Neunkirchen)

Vocational training, studies, internships and further education opportunities at SSI SCHAEFER, Neunkirchen

Start your career at SSI SCHAEFER in Neunkirchen!

Innovative technologies and a strong corporate culture are top priorities at SSI SCHAEFER. Every individual employee makes a contribution through their specific training and skills. As a mid-sized, family owned company, SSI SCHAEFER is in the perfect position to provide its employees with career development opportunities and further education. We know that highly qualified and motivated employees are the foundation for a successful company with a bright future. 

Individual development opportunities

Your professional and personal development is important. That is why the SSI SCHAEFER Academy is here to support you. We offer you:

  • a number of vocational training options

  • internships

  • support with your studies

In addition to our proven vocational training in technical and commercial fields, we also offer our employees high-quality further education. We work with you to create a personal development plan tailored to your potential, your performance, and your goals. You receive training and support in line with your professional, social, and leadership competence. A diverse spectrum of seminars, leadership training, or extra-occupational studies are available to enhance your development. 

We encourage and promote talents

We provide school and university students with the opportunity to gain practical experience alongside their theoretical education as part of their diploma, final thesis or internship as a working student.

All our training options include intensive, personal support. We are convinced that continuous training is the key to long-term success. We encourage employees to use these opportunities for professional development at an internationally active, family-owned company and find out about the interesting and diverse opportunities within SSI SCHAEFER.

Individual support

During their vocational training, the trainees work increasingly in the departments that match their skills and aspirations, taking into account the company’s current personnel requirements.

Even when training is complete, we place great value in constantly expanding our employees’ skills and knowledge. That is why we offer our employees individual education programs that reflect the company’s requirements. The company and the employees decide on these training measures together during annual performance reviews and they are then implemented.


All our vocational training has a highly practical focus and trainees are provided with opportunities to get involved in real projects within their specific fields. The number of trainees is consistently oriented on the company’s middle-term personnel planning. You can find the current vocational training opportunities in our job vacancies.

We offer the following vocational training at our Neunkirchen branch:

Technical vocations:

  • Technical product designer

Commercial vocations:

  • Industrial clerk

  • Clerk for haulage and logistics services

  • IT specialist for system integration

  • Media designer for digital and print/image and sound

  • Warehouse logistics specialist

Industrial vocations:


  • Electronic technician for industrial machinery

  • Industrial mechanic for maintenance


Tool making

  • Process technician for plastic and rubber technology

  • Tool engineering technician for punching and forming technology

  • Machine and systems operator



  • Production mechanic

  • Construction mechanic for steel and metal construction, welding technology

  • Process technician for coating technology


  • Warehouse manager

You can obtain detailed information about our apprenticeships from our Human Resources Department (Personal(at)

As a student, you have a lot of opportunities at SSI SCHAEFER. For example, these include combined vocational education and degree programs or support from SSI SCHAEFER for your final thesis. With us, you have the chance to combine your theoretical knowledge with practical skills. 

Dual studies

Combined vocational education and degree programs provide you with an course of studies consisting of practical phases at SSI SCHAEFER and theoretical phases at a university. We offer you a variety of interesting fields to choose from. To ensure that you can complete your studies successfully, we place great value in providing the best assistance and support during the practical phases. You can obtain detailed information about our apprenticeships from our Human Resources Department (Personal(at) 

You can complete the following combined vocational education and degree programs at our company:


  • Medium-sized industry

  • International business

Industrial engineering

  • Logistics

Civil engineering

  • Construction engineering

Cooperation with universities

The cooperation between companies and universities has a long-term effect on the performance of academic institutions and the economy. Advances stimulate the company’s day-to-day business and their feasibility can also be tested in real situations.

The transfer of scientific theories to business and working environments leads to a lively interaction between universities and companies. This creates very best foundation for facing the challenges of the future. That is why we cooperate closely with universities and provide students with the opportunity to complete their practical phases throughout the entire duration of their studies at SSI SCHAEFER.

In addition to your studies, you can gain valuable career experience with us and simultaneously secure your financial independence. We offer you the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge to projects and supporting activities. We guarantee you the greatest possible flexibility to ensure that you can best combine your studies and work. We look forward to receiving your complete application (covering letter, resume, references), sent to our Human Resources Department.

An internship where you are involved with current projects is the best way for you to gain insight into our company. As a secondary or tertiary student, our doors are open to you. Are you interested in being involved in exciting tasks and gaining an in-depth impression of your career future? Then apply for an internship with us and send your complete application documents (covering letter, resume, references, if present) to our Human Resources Department (Personal(at)

Are you nearing the end of your studies and preparing to write to your final thesis? We would be happy to support you with your diploma, bachelor or master’s thesis. We will assist you with finding a topic that best matches your core competencies. In current projects you will develop your theoretical expertise with a real and practical application. SSI SCHAEFER’s experts will provide you with competent and effective support along the way. Take the time to inform yourself about all opportunities that await you as a graduate at SSI SCHAEFER. Our Human Resources Department is happy to assist you.

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