Trainee Program for Production Engineers

Trainee Program for Production Engineers specializing in chemistry, process or processing technology

Committed trainees wanted.

Do you finally want to put your theoretical knowledge into practice? Can you hardly wait to start building a professional network? If yes, do not hesitate any longer and submit your application for our trainee program for production specialists.

To be eligible for our trainee program, you must have successfully completed a master’s degree at a technical university, higher institute of technology or university of applied sciences (college), specializing in chemical engineering, processing or process technology.

Ideally, you have already gained initial work experience through internships or as a co-op student. In addition to your good English skills, you will convince us with your practical experience using the MS Office products, the resilience and team-working ability that you demonstrate on a daily basis. 

What you can expect of K+S

During the course of an organized familiarization phase covering about six months, you will be perfectly prepared for your subsequent role as a plant assistance at one of our production sites. During the trainee program, you will learn a wide range of production and processing methods at some of our company's most diverse operating sites. As part of the traineeship, you will also spend one month at our K+S Analytics and Research Center. Through your practical work, you will strengthen your excellent theoretical knowledge. We will encourage your personal development through targeted qualification activities, thereby opening up additional career opportunities to you.

How you can apply

You can apply online for the K+S Trainee Program. Check out the K+S job market to find the vacancies that match your profil. You will find the open trainee positions in the category “Young Professionals”. We are looking forward to getting to know you!

The selection procedure

The screening and appraisal process commences as soon as we have received your comprehensive application. As part of the selection process for the K+S Trainee Program, we will conduct interviews in conjunction with the HR and production departments. If we do not have any openings at the moment, please send us your speculative application.

Exemplary sequence

2-3 months

First assignment at one of our sites

Discovering production processes, handling with challenging tasks and projects


1 month

Assignment at our K+S Analytics and Research Center

Discovering R&D departments


2-3 months

Further assignment at one of our sites

Discovering production processes, handling with challenging tasks and projects


After 6 months: Taking over responsibilities in a challenging position at one of the K+S locations, e.g. as plant assistant (m/f).



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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