We have apprenticeship opportunities as Wholesale and Foreign Trade Merchant!

Franz Gottwald GmbH + Co. KG is accepting applications for the apprenticeship year 2024 for trainees as Wholesale and Foreign Trade Merchants for the locations Bremen and Hamburg.

Who we are:

For more than 90 years, the Gottwald Groups has been the reliable partner and innovative specialists for seal technology, hydraulics and industrial needs for various customers, such as the automotive industry, steelworks, in machine and ship construction, the paper industry, civil aviation and energy supply.

A team of 100 qualified and motivated employees who ensure customer-oriented solutions and manage a wide product portfolio of seal and vibration technology, dedusting and filtration, hydraulics, chemical maintenance products and drive technology.

The medium-sized family-run company was founded as an engineering office in 1930 and is a well-established, future-oriented company today. With locations in Bremen, Hamburg, Helsinki, Riga and Padborg, the Gottwald Group offers the perfect conditions for supplying Germany, Scandinavia and the Baltics.

What to expect:

- well-founded apprenticeship in a trading company with tradition
- experiences in various expert departments of our company
- assumption of smaller tasks in your own responsibility
- apprenticeship workshops and seminars about topics relevant for the training

What we offer:

- interesting, versatile apprenticeship in an internationally active, medium-sized family-run company
- modern working climate
- basic knowledge in sales and purchasing, warehouse processes and accounting as well as marketing
- challenging tasks and projects
- a versatile position within a flexible and friendly team
- acquisition and expansion of expert and social skills

What we expect of you:

- German Abitur or an advanced technical college certificate
- sound knowledge of written and spoken English
- technological understanding
- commitment and willingness to learn
- ability to work in a team, sociability and reliability
- preferably a driver's license for passenger cars

Would you like to lay the foundation for your professional future at Gottwald? Are you looking to join a congenial and enthusiastic team? If so, send us your application (Attn: M. Julian Wulf) via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post.

Franz Gottwald GmbH + Co. KG
Attn. Julian Wulf
In den Freuen 100/102
28719 Bremen, Germany

Please specify which company location (Bremen or Hamburg) would be of interest to you.
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.


+49 173 6522265