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  46 options for your future

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46 options for your future

Vocational professions: diverse and with first-rate support

You’ve finished school. So what now? We can train you as a specialist in a variety of fields! In our state-of-the-art laboratories, offices or production facilities, you’ll learn all you need to know for a successful start to your career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Of course, everything will be new to you when you first join us. But we have decades of experience in training young people and are on hand to provide you with advice and support every step of the way. Even for things not to do with work. You can count on us to look after you well.

Qualified and certified

Show us what you’re capable of, because you’ll be challenged and motivated to do and learn new things here each and every day. It’s not without reason that we’re regularly certified by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry for our “excellent contribution to vocational training”. Most of our trainees complete their training with good grades and stay on in our companies afterwards.

What else do we offer? Collective agreement pay scales, holiday pay and a Christmas bonus, a company pension and a whole host of training opportunities. You can find out more about our employee benefits in our Benefits section.

Start your training

All our vocational training courses start each year on 1 September. You can find out what trainee positions are available using our job search tool and apply from a year in advance of the September start date. Take a look at our homepage to see which careers we offer training in. You can start off with the job overview below.

Our vocational professions at a glance

  • You’ll work together with scientific and engineering colleagues to assure the quality of our products on a daily basis. This will involve analysing raw materials, intermediate products and packaging materials, as well as monitoring quality standards. You must have a sense of responsibility and quality awareness, as well as an interest in environmental and health protection.

    You should have a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs or A-Levels and good grades in science subjects. And you’ll need to be willing to spend your working day in protective clothing. Training lasts 3.5 years.

  • Whether tablets, coated tablets, infusion solutions or drops: you’ll manufacture our medicinal products in a variety of dosage forms. From filling or bottling to packaging, you’ll be involved in every production step. You’ll operate and monitor our production machines and also learn how to maintain them. To ensure everything runs smoothly and to meet both quality and hygiene standards, you’ll rigorously monitor and document the production process.

    You’ll need a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs or A-Levels with good grades in science subjects. It’ll be beneficial if you’re happy to wear protective clothing. Training lasts 3.5 years.

  • In short: You’ll be an office all-rounder. More specifically, this means that you’ll manage production processes and ensure that raw materials, machines and manpower are deployed properly and effectively. You’ll also learn all the essential aspects of purchasing, marketing, logistics or accounting. This will give you a sound overview of our processes and enable you to handle a large number of tasks independently.

    You should have a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs or A-Levels with good grades in German, English and mathematics. Training lasts 3 years.

  • You’ll assist in ensuring that our IT functions smoothly – in addition to the hardware and software your colleagues use in their daily work, this also includes servers and telecommunications equipment. You’ll help our departments resolve problems and meet requirements with the right IT systems. To enable you to quickly identify the need for improvement in IT processes, you’ll get to know the company inside and out.

    You’ll need a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs or A-Levels and good grades in languages and mathematics, and, of course, an interest in computers and IT systems. Training lasts 3 years.

  • You’ll ensure that our production equipment, with its complex mechanical and electronic components, functions smoothly. To this end, you’ll plan and manage workflows, maintain the machines and program the associated software. In our company workshop, you’ll also learn the basics of metalworking and electrical engineering, and thereby become a true all-rounder.

    You should have a good technical aptitude, a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs or A-Levels and good grades in mathematics and physics. Training lasts 3.5 years.

  • You’ll be on hand to help whenever anything goes wrong with our production machines or equipment. You’ll also endeavour to ensure that this does not happen in the first place, by regularly maintaining our machines and keeping them in operational condition. It is therefore essential that you have good mechanical skills, are open to learning metalworking and have a professional eye for occupational health and safety and environmental protection.

    You’ll need a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs and good grades in mathematics and physics. Training lasts 3.5 years.

  • You’ll learn how to take delivery of our goods, how they need to be stored and when they are to be forwarded. In short: You’ll be a logistics expert. In addition to ensuring optimal storage and correct packaging, you’ll also be responsible for dispatching and for drawing up shipping documents. This will require a high level of accuracy. During your training, you’ll also gain your forklift driving licence.

    You should have a secondary school degree equivalent to the GCSEs, an interest in practical, hands-on work and good grades in mathematics and German. Training lasts 3 years.

  • Sie stellen sicher, dass unser Produktionsbetrieb störungsfrei funktioniert. Dafür installieren, warten, reparieren und programmieren Sie elektronische Bauteile für unsere Produktionsanlagen, nehmen diese in Betrieb – und erklären den Benutzern die Bedienung. Darüber hinaus sorgen Sie dafür, dass all unsere Gebäude auf dem Firmengelände mit Elektrizität versorgt werden. Denn ohne Strom geht heute fast gar nichts mehr!

    Sie sollten mitbringen: einen guten mittleren Schulabschluss oder Abitur, gute Noten in Mathe und Deutsch und viel Interesse an Technik und Informatik. Die Ausbildung dauert 3,5 Jahre.

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How to get that job

We’d prefer for you to use our online form to submit your application. You can find the relevant link in the job advertisement for the position you’re applying for. You can also send us your application by post. Should you have any further questions before sending us your application, simply call the contact person named in the job advertisement. We’ll be more than happy to help you.

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Regardless of what career topics you have a question about: We are here for you and will be happy to help. Just give us a call!

You can reach us between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm from Monday to Thursday and between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm on Friday.

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