Trainee Program for Technology Engineers

Trainee Program for Technology Engineers specializing in electrical engineering, energy engineering, power plant engineering or mechanical engineering

The dream start to your engineering career.

You want to put your abilities to the test, and work side-by-side with experts? Then start your career with an international mining company and lay the foundation for your career.

What we expect of you

We are looking for graduates with an electrical engineering, energy engineering, power plant engineering, mechanical engineering or process technology major, or who have already gained first work experience as engineer. Experience in Microsoft Office products, and knowledge of IT and SAP are advantageous for you.

Your strengths include the ability to work in a team and to communicate well. You do not have a hard time communicating and have showed pronounced analytical and conceptual abilities. Also, you easily demonstrate a high level of commitment, flexibility and mobility.

What you can expect of K+S

With us, you will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice from the very start. After a short familiarization phase at the company’s headquarters based in Kassel, you will begin working at one of the production locations of the K+S Group straight away. Exciting and meaningful tasks will be waiting for you here. During the course of your trainee program, you will be introduced systematically to your future activities in roles such as planning engineer, project engineer or assistant to the technical management. By getting to know a number of sites and business units, you will gain insights into the various tasks performed by our engineers, while building up your own professional network. Your personal training plan, combined with a qualification program including technical and general qualifications, will ensure your systematic development. After completing the trainee program, you will be assigned a role as junior engineer at one of the K+S Group’s operating sites.

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 technic departments. If we do not have any openings at the moment, please send us your initiative application.

Exemplary sequence

2-3 weeks

Start at Headquarter

Location: Kassel


2 months

First assignment at one of our sites 

Interesting and challenging projects both under- and overground


3 months

Further assignment at another site

Take-over of planning tasks 


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



Andrea Leise

HR Kassel

Phone: +49 561 9301-2343

Andrea Leise
HR Kassel

Phone: +49 561 9301-2343

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