We train!

Because we believe in the development of young people. Our extensive apprenticeship program has the motto “versatile, competent and together”. Students who are interested in starting their career at Gottwald have the option of selecting the right apprenticeship for them between commercial, technical and logistical professions. Trainees will receive continuous support and offers during their apprenticeship which is reflected in the above-average number of successfully completed apprenticeship degrees.

More than just apprenticeships

Do you have a school degree? Are you looking for a sound apprenticeship opportunity with great professional prospects? Then you should get to know Gottwald.

Find your skilled profession at Franz Gottwald GmbH + Co. KG and apply now for the training year 2024:


Wholesale and Foreign Trade Merchant

Our commercial trainees are familiarized with all the important departments of a modern Technical Wholesaler. From Sales and Purchasing over Warehouse Logistics and Accounting to Marketing - you will experience it all.

We have apprenticeship opportunities as Wholesale and Foreign Trade Merchant at our locations in Bremen and Hamburg.

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Warehouse Specialist

Our brand-new and highly modern central warehouse at the location in Hamburg is filled with more than 60,000 different products which ensures that we are well prepared for the future. The ideal place to train you as a Warehouse Specialist. Because trade continues to grow and is increasing in speed due to modern distribution channels. During your apprenticeship, you will become familiar modern warehouse management, from incoming goods over order picking to outgoing goods. You will not spend all your time in the warehouse but also be instructed at our production location in Bremen as well as at our hydraulics center of excellence.

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Industrial Mechanic (Specialized in Hydraulics with a focus on Maintenance)

Our hydraulics center of excellence is home to THE maintenance specialists in northern Germany. No cylinder is too large, no screw too tight for us to loosen. You will learn the tasks of an Industrial Mechanic from the ground up in our highly modern workshop. Helpful colleagues will support you from your first touches to large-scale projects. An entire team of service technicians works on site at the customer works hand in hand with the colleagues from the workshop. All this and more will be part of a well-founded and exciting apprenticeship.

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After your apprenticeship, hit the ground running

Gottwald is relying on its trainees! Many of our trainees have remained with us after completing their apprenticeship in expert positions until today. At Gottwald, you will always be treated fairly and respectfully and remain visible for your supervisors at all times. Get involved and we will help you push on systematically. At Gottwald, there will not be a lack of exciting projects and opportunities.


How to apply:

Would you like to lay the foundation for your professional future at Gottwald? Then we look forward to receiving your application. Please submit your application via e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or by post.

If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the contact person listed in the corresponding job description.
We look forward to hearing from you!


24-hours Emergency Service

Either on weekends, public holidays or at night - we are there for you and are happy to open our warehouse for you in Hamburg. In addition, we offer our fast and competent on-site service for hydraulic or sealing problems from Bremen.


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