Start your professional future with KÖLLEMANN.

Are you just finishing school and would like to start your professional career with an apprenticeship? Or are you planning to change career direction as a career changer or vocational retrainee?

As the world market and technology leader for specialised screw conveyor systems, KÖLLEMANN has been successfully training people in various technical and industrial professions since the 1970s. We are enabling a successful start into professional life for many young people like you. We pride ourselves in nurturing our staff in their endevours of their career pursuit. Some of our apprentices are now our current managers.

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What can you expect from an apprenticeship at KÖLLEMANN?

Our employees are the focus and pillars of our success. Together we face and tackle the daily challenges. It is important to us to have a good working atmosphere, strong teamwork, open communication, and mutual appreciation for each other.

You can get excited about technology and innovative products, you are open to new things and challenges and enjoy working with others – then you are the right person for our team. You can expect a varied apprenticeship in an internationally active company. Our training allowance is above the standard pay scale and you receive opportunities for advancement and further training. After finalising your apprenticeship, you do have very good chances of being taken on and starting a career with us.

Whar are we offering?

Long-term employment prospects

With over 50 years of experience, our innovative products, and our growth dynamics, you will find long-term employment prospects with us.

In-depth introductory phase

For your optimal start in our company, we do offer an induction phase and feedback discussions with your supervisor.

Independent work

We offer you varied and exciting tasks and the opportunity to contribute ideas to the daily tasks. We are committed to providing a fertile environment that allows you to maximise your personal capabilities and push beyond your limits.

Individual professional development measures

We not only support you in further training measures, we promote your professional development and your career goals in different areas.

Attractive remuneration and social benefits

Our wages above the collective agreement and our social benefits are impressive. Capital-forming benefits and holiday pay as well as a company pension scheme are a matter of course for us.


Thanks to employee-oriented working hours, you do have the opportunity to start your weekend for example at 12.00 noon on Friday and take advantage of bridging days.

Provision at your workplace

Your well-being at work is important to us, we provide you with free drinks.


We lease a company bike of your choice for you via JobRad for your journey to work and for everyday use and leisure. You save up to 40% compared to direct purchase.

Employee discounts

We offer discounted shopping opportunities via the “Corporate Benefits” portal. You can find exciting offers and discounts from over 1,500 partners in many areas.

What does training at KÖLLEMANN look like?

We offer four apprenticeships per year. These young people starting their careers with us are individually supervised and supported by our trainers. Our aim is to take on our trainees after their graduation and to foster and accompany their professional development.

In order to further support the apprentices, we offer job-related on-the-job training once a week in the company, which goes beyond the learning content of the vocational school.

In which professions does KÖLLEMANN train?

Have we aroused your interest?

Then simply get in touch with us by phone on +49 2691 308-0 or by email at

You are also welcome to come by for an initial interview. We look forward to getting to know you.

Good to know – Frequently asked questions

  1. 1
    How can I apply for an apprenticeship?

    You can apply for the advertised training position online, send your application documents by post or hand them in personally. The link to our online application can be found below the job advertisement.

    We are also happy to offer you the opportunity for a short internship so that you can gain a better insight into the upcoming challenges of the training profession.

  2. 2
    What graduation is required for an apprenticeship?

    For an apprenticeship, you should have a secondary school leaving certificate or a comparable qualification. You need a German language level certification of B1 or B2.

  3. 3
    In which professions does Köllemann provide training?

    • Construction mechanic – equipment technology
    • Cutting machine operator – Turning
    • Technical product designer

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  4. 4
    When does the apprenticeship start?

    The training starts on 1st of August every year.

  5. 5
    At what time before the start of the training should I apply?

    We recommend that you send in your application at least half a year before the planned start of the training. The application deadline is 1st of July each year.

  6. 6
    What documents and papers are needed to apply for an apprenticeship?

    The application documents include:

    • a covering letter
    • your curriculum vitae
    • your last two school reports
    • certificates of German language level B 1 or B 2
    • certificates of internships, if applicable
    • a declaration of consent from your parents if you are a minor; please note that we cannot consider the application if the declaration of consent is missing.

  7. 7
    How long is the duration of an apprenticeship and are there ways to fast track the training?

    An apprenticeship usually lasts three to three and a half years. However, if the grades and the performance during the training are excellent, the training period can be shortened with the agreement of the vocational school and the training company.

  8. 8
    Where is the vocational school?

    The vocational school is in Bad Neuenahr.

  9. 9
    How much leave do I get during my training period?

    You have 30 days of leave per year.

  10. 10
    What is the framework of an apprenticeship at Köllemann?

    The technical training takes place on three to four days a week at the company and one to two days at the vocational school. Before the intermediate and final exams there is inter-company training in electrical engineering, compressed air technology and hydraulics at the industrial training workshop (ILW) in Koblenz. In addition, we offer in-house training of two hours on two days a week by an experienced master craftsman/technician. Köllemann GmbH has been awarded special recognition by the IHK for the high quality of its training.

  11. 11
    Are there other additional training activities for apprentices?

    Köllemann supports projects at the vocational school through the voluntary participation of trainees and the provision of materials, most recently in the “telescope” project, which was reported on in the regional press.ür-bessere-Sicht-article3564397.html

  12. 12
    How much will I earn during my apprenticeship?

    Your training allowance is based on the current collective wage agreement between IG Metall and the employers’ association.

  13. 13
    What are the chances of being taken on after successful completion of my training?

    We cannot guarantee an employment in principle. However, in recent years we have been able to make an offer of permanent employment to all successful trainees.

  14. 14
    Can I start a technician or master craftsman after the training?

    Yes, we strongly support our employees in their educational process, and many have successfully taken this path. Currently one production employee is preparing for the in-service training course to become a “master craftsman”.

  15. 15
    What are my working hours like?

    You work a day shift with a 39-hour week.

Your contact partner

Do you have any questions or would like to apply immediately by phone?
Feel free to contact us: +49 2691 308-0

You are also welcome to just send an email at:


Career with a future

State-of-the-art technology

Research and development

Innovative 3D-technology

In-house test laboratory

Diverse job profiles

Get a glimpse of what we processed in 2022 to ship our plants around the world:

Around 234 tonnes of sheet metal

875 kilometres of welding wire

2.6 kilometres of tubes and round steel

6,120 screw flights

… and so much more!


Your contact partner

You do have any questions or would like to apply immediately by phone?
You are welcome to contact us: +49 2691 308-0

You are also welcome to just send an email at: