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Excellent reasons for training with KHS

KHS is a global manufacturer of filling and packaging systems. With around 5,000 employees and KHS sites in over 40 countries we play a leading role in the industry. We always focus on quality, customer orientation, sustainability and reliability – and have done for over 150 years.

In order to ensure our success in the future, too, we always need new minds with a fresh perspective. We offer you an exciting range of activities where you can nurture your talents and develop your skills to the full. Furthermore, employees at KHS also enjoy a great number of other benefits. Come and find out for yourself what KHS has to offer!

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Technologies in more than 180 countries

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Technologies in more than 180 countries

Our lines and machines and our personnel can be found in over 180 countries on all continents of the world. This makes KHS a truly global company.

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A number of world records

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A number of world records

As one of the leading companies in our branch of industry we set new standards for many technical systems and often break records in the process. For example, we have developed what is currently the lightest 0.5-liter PET screw-top bottle for carbonated beverages in the world, weighing in at just 9.9 grams, and have one of the world’s most powerful can fillers with a capacity of up to 132,000 cans per hour.

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Digital pioneer

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Digital pioneer

Our aim is to ensure that our customers can exploit all the benefits of digital advance. Here, the digitalization of system solutions plays a major role – from 3D line design through IT systems for the production process to intelligent (remote) maintenance concepts. Many sections of our own (production) processes are now also digitalized and we work with cutting-edge procedures – whether in the manufacture of parts, in assembly or in the virtual commissioning of machines.

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World-famous products

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World-famous products

Almost everyone has held a product filled and packaged with the help of KHS machines in their hand at one time or another as we work with many international brands, among them Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Heineken and AB InBev. We also count many traditional German brands among our customers, such as Krombacher, Granini and Bitburger.

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Sustainability champion

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Sustainability champion

As an industrial company we have a great responsibility towards our environment. We therefore attach especially great importance to the development of sustainable systems and solutions and to environmentally-friendly production. Many of our technologies are thus particularly kind to the climate – and gentle on the use of energy and raw materials. Moreover, our adhesive Nature MultiPack™ system even holds beverage containers together without the need for any plastic film whatsoever.

Numerous certifications and awards also illustrate that we take climate protection seriously.

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Industry with a future

Benefits

Industry with a future

KHS works in an industry that has a very bright future. Innovative filling and packaging systems are naturally very much in demand when it comes to supplying a growing world population. We also specifically invest in future-oriented issues such as sustainability and digitalization.

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International working environment

Benefits

International working environment

Welcome to the entire world! As an international company KHS provides many opportunities for you to prove yourself in various fields and at a multitude of locations worldwide. We not only have production sites in Germany but also in the USA, China, India, Mexico and Brazil. In addition, our KHS offices in over 40 countries around the globe are open to employees in our sales or service departments.

Our apprentices can gain work experience outside Germany early on, too – for example by joining international installation site assignments – and explore the world while doing so!

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Health

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Health

We support our employees with various courses and campaigns run as part of our company's health management program, including:

  • KHS health action days
  • Cooperation with fitness studios
  • Exercise classes for backs or massages
  • Company runs
  • Company medical officers
  • Canteens offering balanced meals
  • Cooperation with health insurance companies and bonus programs.

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Flexible working hours

Benefits

Flexible working hours

So that work is even more fun, you must be able to adapt it to fit in with your private life – in part at least. This is why we offer flextime models depending on your area of work. Following an initial period in our training workshop, this also applies to our apprentices.

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Onboarding

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Onboarding

We want you to get off to a good start. To help ease your way into the world of work KHS offers its apprentices an extensive initiation program. You and all of the other new trainees and dual work-study students from all the KHS sites in Germany meet for a joint freshers’ week. Here, you can get to know your new colleagues and learn a lot about KHS and your areas of responsibility.

Each apprentice or work-study student is also assigned a direct contact who is responsible for him or her.

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Attractive salary

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Attractive salary

It’s great when you enjoy your job and the money’s good! Our employees therefore receive an attractive salary – whether they’re on the regular pay scale or not. At KHS the respective collective wage agreements of the metal and electrical industry apply.

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Pension plan

Benefits

Pension plan

OK, so you’re not thinking about your retirement just yet! Nevertheless, this will become important later in life. You can thus make your own contribution to your later financial situation through our company pension program. Here, a percentage of your salary is invested in payments for your retirement and additionally topped up.

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Help preparing for exams

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Help preparing for exams

Learning made easy: so that our apprentices are well prepared for their final exams, we give them plenty of support with study and revision.

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Responsible right from the start

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Responsible right from the start

During your apprenticeship or dual work-study program you spend time in many different departments and thus gain a detailed insight into the world of KHS. You also assume responsibility right from the start. The focus is always on your personal further development in your specialist field. This enables you to apply your theoretical knowledge in practice from the very beginning.

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Knowledge and study

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Knowledge and study

Another course of study?! Of course – why not? We want everyone to make the best of themselves. We thus support our employees with holistic basic and further training concepts ranging from elementary courses to specialist lectures. Our in-house KHS campus academy is a platform that provides a whole range of study options. We also offer our apprentices many other exciting opportunities, such as safe driver courses or visits to breweries.

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Extra benefits

Benefits

Extra benefits

We also offer a lot more: we provide various extra benefits to make work for our employees as pleasant as possible. These include, for instance:

  • Christmas bonus and vacation pay for regular tariff employees, staggered according to their years of service for the company
  • Canteens at all production sites (providing balanced, healthy meals)
  • Employee discounts (for example at local cycle stores).

We take our social responsibility as an employer seriously. We therefore take part in the cycle to work campaign, for instance, or organize donations at Christmas time.

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Your entry-level career opportunities

High-school internship

Do you want to have some fun and see where you might end up working one day? So that you can find out early on what you’re capable of and what we expect of you, KHS offers internships to high-school students in a number of specialist departments at its various production sites. Why not apply?

Apprenticeship

We offer young people a variety of exciting courses of professional training for technical, skilled manual and clerical positions. Learn from our experienced specialists and gain valuable key qualifications that prepare you for your future tasks and help you to develop both personally and professionally.

Dual work-study programs

Do you think that just studying at college or university would be too theoretical for you? Then why not apply for one of our dual work-study programs? Here you combine the practical experience of an apprenticeship with the theoretical knowledge of a university degree course. This perfectly prepares you for the assumption of responsible tasks and activities at KHS.

All internments, apprenticeships and dual work-study programs at KHS can be found in our job vacancies.

Job vacancies

The KHS freshers’ week

At the start of each new year of apprenticeship KHS regularly holds a freshers’ week. Apprentices and dual work-study students have the chance to get to know one another, make their first contacts across the various production sites and of course find out more about KHS.

The week starts with a factory tour, followed by workshops, seminars and teamwork games. Here, those new to KHS have the chance to prove themselves in an exciting business game where they have to pool their collective resources to solve a task together. One particular highlight each year is the visit to the Karlsberg Brewery in Homburg where our new employees see a complete line in action for the first time.

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Your application at KHS

Do you want to know how to apply for a job at KHS? You can see how a typical application process works at KHS in the following.

Application through the careers portal

You

Preliminary online test

You

Application reviewed by the Training and Human Resources Departments

KHS

Invitation to the selection day

KHS

Selection day (including an aptitude test)

You

Selection of the perfect candidates

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Signing of the contract

You

Welcome to KHS!

You and KHS

Any questions?

Our Human Resources team is always happy to answer any of your questions and provide you with further information. Just write to us or phone us. We look forward to hearing from you!

„The insights you have into all departments allow you to build up your knowledge very quickly.“

Nathalie Ahrens

industrial clerk | Department: Purchasing | Hamburg, Germany

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