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Vocational business management training  

Vocational business management training

Versatile, ambitious and practically oriented – all features of Festo’s vocational business management training programmes. At our sites in Esslingen am Neckar and St. Ingbert-Rohrbach you will be immersed in a range of different departments, from procurement to warehouse management, accounting, marketing and sales. Through this process, you will experience how a successful company works, while acquiring valuable knowledge and practical experience for your future career along the way.

Industrial salespeople

Above all else, our vocational training programme for industrial salespeople is flexible. You will be able to immerse yourself in all of the key areas of our business, acquiring useful knowledge and fantastic experience, all the way from purchasing to goods receipt and goods inspection, materials management, accounting, sales, shipping, marketing and human resources. Your colleagues in the different areas of the business will be happy to help you to familiarise yourself with the various areas of responsibility.

Within a short space of time you will have a thorough insight into the individual areas, supported by the very latest communication and organisational tools. If you are motivated, dedicated and sociable, waste no time in applying to work as an industrial salesperson at our Esslingen am Neckar or St. Ingbert-Rohrbach site. You can be sure of receiving vocational training that will open up a wealth of future opportunities for you.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • School-leaving qualifications: at least a good general school-leaving certificate (for Esslingen am Neckar) or a good vocational certificate from a college of further education (for St. Ingbert-Rohrbach)
  • Requirements: good writing skills, sociability, joined-up thinking
  • Training locations: Esslingen am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg) and St. Ingbert-Rohrbach (Saarland)

Office managers

In an ultra-modern company like Festo, almost all organisational processes are carried out using IT and communication technology. Alongside general office management tasks, you will therefore learn all about information processing, coordination and organisational tasks, customer relations processes and materials management. The key qualities needed for this kind of vocational training are team spirit, a talent for organisation, good writing skills, good IT knowledge and loyalty to the company.

During your vocational training programme you will be employed in a wide range of different organisational units within our company. You may be required to work in operations, the office, administration, personnel management or accounting. By the end of your vocational training you will be proficient in a variety of different PC applications, will be able to take on your own organisational tasks and will have made lots of new contacts.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • School-leaving qualifications: at least a good general school-leaving certificate (for Esslingen am Neckar) or a good secondary school-leaving certificate (for St. Ingbert-Rohrbach)
  • Requirements: good writing skills, sociability, enjoys working with computers
  • Training locations: Esslingen am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg) and St. Ingbert-Rohrbach (Saarland)
  • Optional training modules in Esslingen: Purchasing and logistics / Assistance and administration
  • Optional training modules in St. Ingbert-Rohrbach: to be determined during training

Get in touch with former business trainees

Of course, there’s a lot more to say than we could possibly fit in here. Happily, former trainees will be glad to answer any questions that you might have about vocational business training at Festo. Be as curious as you like – it’s worth it.

Training position Name Role Email address
Office communications manager Lisa-Maria Scholl Senior assistant in research and technology lisa-maria.scholl@festo.com
Industrial manager Benjamin Arafune Goods out and change coordinator benjamin.arafune@festo.com
International business manager Anja Reinold Sales consultant anja.reinold@festo.com