Trainees 2016

Training activities

A bright future with training at Varel Papier- und Kartonfabrik. Working in a modern professional environment, training at PKVarel is the foundation for your professional career.

We impart not only subject-specific knowledge, we also want our trainees to excel. To this end, we offer external continuous professional training, company sports with running and volleyball teams and many other sporting activities.

In addition to the acquisition of professional skills, social skills are very important to us. Because we are a strong team in which everyone is given responsibilities.

Find out more here about our professional training and send us your application. You are welcome to do an internship first, so you can get an idea of what to expect. For Paper Technologists, practical training is a criterion for recruitment.

 

 

Please send your application to:
Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel
GmbH & Co. KG
Human Resources
Mr. Stefan Claußen
Dangaster Straße 38
D-26316 Varel

  • Industrial Clerks
    Industrial clerks deal with commercial and business tasks such as materials management, sales, purchasing, production planning, HR, and finance and accounting. You will get to know all business divisions of our company and familiarise yourself with the production process.
    You should have an interest in the following:
    • Business thinking
    • Office and administrative work
    • Bookkeeping (e.g. post business transactions, keep track of wages and salaries)
    • Data and numbers
    • Customer service
    • Examiners and inspection activities
    Company training:
    • Order processing
    • Write invoices
    • Inventory management
    • Sales support
    • Check incoming invoices
    • Organise and supervise the purchase of goods
    • Check incoming raw materials
    • Payroll management services
    • Accounts receivable and accounts payable
    Vocational training (BBS Varel)
    • Accountancy
    • Human resources
    • Materials management
    • Marketing
    • Economics
    • Politics, German, English
    Physical requirements:
    • Your eyesight should allow prolonged computer work
    • Expertise
    • Dexterity
    • Familiarity with numbers
    • Systematic way of working
    Social skills:
    • Team player with outstanding communication skills
    Self-competence:
    • Flexibility
    • Diligence
    Training opportunities:
    • Training opportunities:
    • Master of business administration
    • Industrial business administrator
    • Accountant
    • Higher education
    Duratio:
    • 3 years
    Prerequisite:
    • Advanced lower secondary education
    • University-entrance diploma
    Training of industrial clerks
    Training of industrial clerks

  • Paper technologist
    Paper technologists control and monitor the production process of the individual production lines. They operate the machines, check the product quality and troubleshoot.
    You should have an interest in the following:
    • Large complex machines
    • General interest in technology
    • Natural sciences (chemistry, mathematics, physics)
    • Manufacture of cardboard, paper and paperboard
    • Working with the most modern technology
    Company training:
    Entire process of papermaking
    • Basic training for metals
    • Preparation of raw and auxiliary materials
    • Manufacture of paper, cardboard and paperboard
    • Operation of paper and board machines
    • Process control
    • Maintenance and care of machines
    • Control and quality control of the final products
    Vocational training: (Papermakers school Gernsbach)
    • Extract and check primary fibres
    • Hydraulic and pneumatic machine components
    • Chemical processes of papermaking
    • Check products
    • Control production processes with process control
    • Prepare raw water and fibrous material
    • Produce machine material
    • Operate sheet forming systems, presses and dryer sections
    • Finish and equip products
    • General and subject-specific mathematics
    Physical requirements:
    • Immune to raised temperatures, noise and moisture
    • Resilience and stamina
    Social skills:
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Communication skills
    Self-competence:
    • Flexibility
    • Reliability
    • Sense of responsibility
    • High level of commitment and performance
    Expertise:
    • Technical knowledge
    • Enjoy working with computers
    • Understanding of science and technology correlations
    Training opportunities:
    • Bachelor / Master of Engineering (Munich)
    • Bachelor of Engineering Papiertechnik (Karlsruhe)
    • Master "Paper Science and Technology" (Darmstadt and Dresden)
    • Papermakers Master (Gernsbach)
    Prerequisite / duration:

     

    • At least good secondary modern school qualification or secondary school certificate (3 years)
    • Advanced secondary school certificate (3 years, parallel attainment of advanced technical college certificate possible)
    • University-entrance diploma (2 years)
    • Retrainees (2 years)
    • Paper Technologist studies additionally require practical training at our company, no later than during autumn holidays before the desired start of the studies.
    Paper Technologist training
    Paper Technologist training

  • Technical Product Designer
    Technical Product Designers in this field take part in the development of equipment and machinery. They create three-dimensional data models and technical documentation for components and assemblies.
    You should have an interest in the following:
    • General interest in technology
    • Building and constructing
    • Systematic and well-planned work
    • Solving practical tasks by means of theoretical knowledge
    • Data processing
    • Design developments and trends
    Company training:
    • Basics of technical drawing
    • Read and apply technical documents
    • Materials and auxiliary materials
    • Production of workpieces and assembly of components
    • Electro-technical basics
    • Technical calculations
    • Creation of technical drawings, schematics and documents
    • CAD
    • Assessing production and assembly processes
    Vocational training:
    (BzTG Oldenburg – Strassburger Strasse)
    • Technical drawing
    • Materials science
    • Manufacturing and assembly technology
    • Technical math
    • Technical communication
    • Politics, German, English
    Physical requirements:
    • Good eyesight
    • Expertise
    • Dexterity
    • Spatial sense
    • Technical knowledge
    Social skills:
    • Social skills
    Self-competence:
    • Flexibility
    • Diligence
    Training opportunities:
    • Technical studies
    • Mechanical technician
    • Technical business administration
    • Certified metalworking foreman
    Duration:
    • 3.5 years
    Prerequisite:
    • At least lower secondary education I
    Technical product designer training
    Technical product designer training

  • Industrial Mechanic
    Industrial Mechanics build, maintain and repair technical equipment and machinery. They monitor and improve the production process and perform the required repair and maintenance work.
    You should have an interest in the following:
    • General interest in technology
    • Mathematics, physics and chemistry
    • Machines
    • Making of assemblies and components for machines and production plants
    • Repair and maintenance of machinery
    • Technical drawing
    Company training:
    • All welding processes
    • Processing of metal: Turning, milling (CNC)
    • Operational project work
    • Technical drawing
    • Maintenance of machines and troubleshooting
    • Construction of structural elements with hand tools
    • Manufacture of components with machines
    • Manufacture of simple components, e.g. a drive shaft of the dissolver
    • Maintenance of technical systems
    Vocational training:
    (BBS Varel- Stettinerstrasse)
    • Technical drawing
    • Mathematics, German and English
    • Metal technology
    • Professional, personal, social, educational and methodological skills
    • Chemistry and physics
    • (English if an advanced secondary school certificate is sought in conjunction)
    Physical requirements:
    • Immune to higher temperatures and noise
    • Perseverance
    • Physical fitness
    Expertise:
    • Dexterity
    • Good perceptive faculty
    • Technical knowledge
    • Good decision-making
    Social skills:
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Able to communicate
    Self-competence:
    • Flexibility
    • Diligence
    • Reliability
    • High level of commitment and performance
    • Meticulous and patient during work
    Training opportunities:
    • Mechanical engineering studies
    • Industrial mechanic
    • Technician
    Duration:
    • 3.5 years
    Prerequisite:
    • At least good secondary modern school qualification
    Industrial mechanic training
    Industrial mechanic training

  • Electronics Engineer for Plant Engineering
    Electronics Engineers for Plant Engineering install and repair electrical equipment, production and processing systems and systems for energy supply, communication and lighting. They are responsible for their maintenance and modernisation.

     

    You should have an interest in the following:
    • General interest in technology
    • Physics and mathematics
    • Functioning of electronic control systems
    • Design of electronic control systems
    • Finding solutions for technical problems
    Company training:
    • Installing and connecting electronic equipment
    • Measurement and analysis of electronic functions and systems
    • Assessing the safety of electronic systems and equipment
    • Installation and commissioning of electronic systems
    • Maintenance of equipment and systems
    • Configuration and programming of control systems
    Vocational training:
    (BzTG Oldenburg – Ehnernstrasse)
    • Learning arena 1: Analyse and check electronic systems
    • Learning arena 2: Plan and implement electronic installations
    • Learning arena 3: Analyse and adapt control systems
    • Learning arena 4: Adapt IT systems
    Physical requirements:
    • Immune to higher temperatures and noise
    • Perseverance
    • Manual skills
    Expertise:
    • Dexterity
    • Understanding of electronic correlations
    • Technical knowledge
    Social skills:
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Communication skills
    Self-competence:
    • Flexibility
    • Diligence
    • High level of commitment and performance
    • Motivated and patient
    • Meticulous in carrying out tasks
    Training opportunities:
    • Technical studies
    • Certified Technician for Electrical Engineering
    • Master Electrical Engineer - Trade
    Duration:
    • 3.5 years
    Prerequisite:
    • At least good secondary modern school qualification
    Electronics Engineer training
    Electronics Engineer training

  • Logistics Specialists
    As a Logistics Specialists, you will accompany the goods through all areas of warehousing: Upon receipt at the loading dock you must check the status of the delivery as well as the documentation. The goods are then transported to their storage location with conveying devices (e.g. forklifts). Shipments for dispatch are scheduled, the necessary accompanying documents are issued, the goods are loaded and the load securing is checked.

     

    You should have an interest in the following:
    • General logistics
    • Path of goods through globalization
    • Logistic processes
    • Using forklifts/lorries
    • Handling goods
    Company training:
    • Basics of logistics
    • Shipment of goods
    • Receipt of goods
    • Quality assurance measures
    • Storage of goods
    • Implementing load-securing measures
    • Workflows of internal logistics
    • Communication with carriers
    • Processing of goods
    • Planning logistics processes
    Vocational training:
    (BBS Jever)
    • Transport of goods
    • System knowledge
    • Logistics processes
    • Specialised math
    • Politics, German, English
    Physical requirements:
    • Physical fitness
    • Perseverance
    Expertise:
    • Enjoy working with people
    • Enjoy working with computers
    Social skills:
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Communication skills
    Self-competence:
    • Flexibility
    • Diligence
    • Sense of responsibility
    Training opportunities:
    • Logistical studies
    • Business economist (logistics/transport)
    • Certified Transport Expert
    Duration:
    • 3 years
    Prerequisite:
    • At least good secondary modern school qualification
    Warehouse Logistics training
    Warehouse Logistics training


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