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Graduates who start their career at Schaeffler through direct entry or in our trainee program receive structured introductory training supported by a mentor. Benefit from tailor-made training measures and intensive advice and support.

We Offer you Many Opportunities. Join Us.

You have successfully completed your studies?

Then start your career at Schaeffler through direct entry as a specialist or in our trainee program.


You go through a range of core and elective areas over a period of 18 to 24 months and work on challenging projects. The individual components of the program are individually tailored to your qualifications, interests and the requirements of the targeted department. During a six-month stay abroad, you also gain international experience.

Functional areas

The program is offered in various areas, for example:

Quality, Finance, Human Resources, Operations (Production, Logistics, Purchasing), Automotive, Digitalization

You can find the current trainee vacancies at our Job Search.

Read here what a trainee program in the areas of operations and digitalization looks like.

You Have the Choice

We are looking for you

The Schaeffler Group offers challenging tasks with a wide scope for personal initiative. According to our philosophy “to encourage and challenge”, you will have the opportunity to develop your job-related and interpersonal skills and discover the wide scope of an international technology company.

Functional areas

Possible departments are, for example:

  • Testing, Application Engineering, Design, R&D
  • Production, Quality Assurance
  • Sales, Purchasing
  • Controlling, Finance
  • Systems Engineering, System Development
  • Digitalization
  • Marketing, HR
  • Logistics, Materials and Production Management

We are looking for you

Especially for the area of Sustainable Mobility, we are looking for motivated employees who can help us to innovatively shape sustainable mobility. Are you a system, hardware or software developer?

Then get more information here and join our team!

Experience us virtually and in live chat on our CareerXperience platform. There you can get in touch with us personally, register for lectures and visit our virtual training center.


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