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Date:  May 19, 2024
Location:  Burghausen
Company:  Wacker Chemie AG



Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.


Launch your career as a Trainee in Electrical Engineering for assignments e.g. at our 
Burghausen (Bavaria) or Nünchritz (Saxony) site starting in October 2024.


Our 18-month trainee program will introduce you to a variety of responsibilities in plant design and in plant maintenance, specialty and project engineering and will integrate you into our day-today business.


Your responsibilities


  • Plant engineering support, optimization of electrical plant components in the field of energy and automation technology as well as electrical building equipment

  • Design and implement automation and digitalization concepts using the latest technologies such as AI and digital twins

  • Carry out project planning duties for new production plants throughout the world

  • Gather market intelligence and standardize technologies

  • Collaborate with internal service centers in innovative areas

  • Advise internal clients and coordinate requirements


Your qualifications


  • Outstanding performance in the completion of a master’s degree in electrical engineering 
    (automation, energy, communications or drive technology)

  • International experience (study abroad, etc.) preferred

  • A technology mindset and a willingness to work on novel issues

  • A passion for networking and a love of interdisciplinary teamwork

  • A talent for communication and an outstanding ability to apply your expertise to the search for sustainable solutions

  • Business fluency in English and a ready willingness to learn German (level C1)

  • Ability to relocate for domestic and international project assignments

What do we offer?


  • A permanent position
  • Compensation: Attractive salary, profit sharing, employer contribution to a retirement plan
  • Work-life-balance: Flexible work models, 6 weeks of vacation, time off for parents of small children
  • A variety of professional development opportunities: International assignment during your trainee period, active role in developing exciting projects, mentoring, assistance for continuing education and intercultural skills, internal international job board
  • Health: Sports and fitness opportunities, preventive programs
  • Further benefits such as: Bicycle leasing, employee rabates, discounted meals


... and much more. Our trainee page provides an overview of WACKER benefits.


As an international company, we welcome the diversity of people. We consciously promote equal opportunities and a diverse, inclusive culture in our teams - this is what makes us successful.

We look forward to receiving your application!
Reference code: 26111


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