Business Trainee Program

Business Trainee Program for several commercial departments like Finance, Accounting & Controlling or Marketing & Sales, Business Development, IT or Logistics.

The perfect start to your international career in business

You have successfully completed your business studies,  gained first job experience and are now looking for challenging tasks and projects? Then the Business Trainee Program could be the perfect start to your professional future.

Committed trainees wanted

During the 18- till 24-month trainee program, you can apply your theoretical knowledge in an exciting mix of day-to-day business and project tasks. Based on an individually designed schedule, you will experience different business units and production sites. This will be the ideal preparation for you to take on an interesting position within the K+S Group when the program has come to an end.

What you can expect of K+S

Get to know the company from different perspectives by working in the Holding as well as Business Unit departments. Depending on the focus of your program, you will be rotating to several commercial departments like Finance, Accounting & Controlling or Marketing & Sales. This also includes an assignment abroad at one of our foreign locations. An off-the-job qualification program, tailored to your specific needs, will further ensure your personal and methodical development. Furthermore you will get personal support by a mentor.

What K+S expects of you

If you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in economics (or comparable) with a major in the required  area, you fulfil the basic requirements for our trainee program. Depending on the current vacancies we offer trainee programs in  Finance, Accounting & Controlling, Marketing & Sales, Human Resources, (Business) IT or Logistics.

You have gained first professional experience through internships and working student activities in the required divisions. You are fluent in English and, ideally, another language. We also require a good knowledge of MS Office applications. Your strengths include not only the ability to work in a team and deal with conflicts, but also communication and analytical skills. Moreover, if you are committed and willing to be flexible about your place of work, the K+S Business Trainee program is the perfect solution for you.

The selection procedure

The screening and recruiting process commences as soon as we have received your application via our online recruiting tool. As part of the selection process for the K+S Business Trainee Program, we will conduct an one-day assessment center incl. interviews with HR and operating departments.

Apply for our Trainee position in Germany

Apply for our Trainee position in Chile

Apply for our Trainee position in USA

Exemplary sequence for a German based Trainee

6 months

Start at Holding or other administrative site

Location: Kassel or Hanover


6 months

Assignment at one of our German sites

Challenging tasks and projects


3 months

Stay abroad

Discovering one of our foreign locations in Chile, Canada or USA


5 months

Assignment at one of our German sites

Challenging tasks and projects


After the trainee program: Taking over a challenging position at one of the K+S locations, e.g. in Finance, IT, Sales or Logistics.



Nathalie Steiner

HR Kassel

Phone: +49 561 9301 2219

Nathalie Steiner
HR Kassel

Bertha-von-Suttner Str. 7
34131 Kassel

Phone: +49 561 9301 2219

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