School students

SÜDPACK places much value on the training of young talents. Here you are given the opportunity as trainee or student to actively shape your future and to take the right vocational path.

Advantages at Südpack

Why should I train at SÜDPACK?

The step by step guide to becoming better than average – show us what potential you have, and we will help you to develop your strengths.

Do you like to seize the moment? – In that case, we can offer you:

• Stays abroad subject to appropriate capabilities
• Training workshops featuring modern equipment
• Seminars, additional qualifications 
• Introductory week with team training, vocational preparation seminars and training courses
• Language courses

No contents without packaging

• Company pension scheme*
• Capital-forming benefits*
• Flat-rate transportation allowance: for every day of attendance € 5.00
• Holiday pay and Christmas bonus*
• Employer allowance for the canteen
• Report premiums for trainees *The company regulations in the respective valid version apply

We are a team

• Company sporting events
• Insights into divisions over and above your own vocational field
• Work in great teams

Education

Training vocations

We currently train students in 8 different commercial and industrial training vocations. Our training vocations contain/comprise commercial and technical vocations, and also design-related vocations. Depending on the training vocation, you then have blocks of lessons or regular compulsory classroom days every week.

  • Specialist for warehouse logistics (m/f)
    Specialist for warehouse logistics (m/f)

    As a specialist for warehouse logistics, you are responsible for logistical planning and organisation processes. In addition, highly interesting tasks in the field of commerce await you; you will mainly be employed in the shipping office.

    Training contents:

    • Acceptance, inspection and correct storage of goods
    • Transport, order-picking and packaging of goods
    • Creation of accompanying papers such as delivery notes or customs declarations
    • Loading and dispatch of goods

    Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

    • Three years
    • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the State Vocational School in Neu-Ulm

    Your profile:

    You possess good school-leaving qualifications and work carefully and in an organised manner.

  • Industrial clerks (m/f)
    Industrial clerks (m/f)

    As an industrial clerk, you will work in our various commercial-business management departments such as Purchasing, Sales, Marketing, Work preparation and Financial accounting.

    Training contents:

    • Preparation and processing of orders, creation of offers
    • Goods procurement, offer comparisons, price negotiations
    • Conducting of dialogues with customers and suppliers
    • Determination of the requirements and material planning

    Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

    • Three years
    • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the Gebhard-Müller-Schule, Biberach

    Your profile:

    You possess a good intermediate certificate of education, A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification. In addition, you are interested in commercial processes, are flexible and make contacts easily. 

    Do you already have your A-levels and are interested in more qualifications? Do you speak English and French and would like to work at international level later on? In that case, the training vocation as industrial clerk with an additional qualification in International Business Management with Foreign Languages is just right for you! This training takes two and a half years and is held in blocks of lessons at the Friedrich-List-Schule in Ulm.

  • Process mechanic for plastics and rubber technology (m/f)
    Process mechanic for plastics and rubber technology (m/f)

    As a process mechanic, you manage and monitor systems and processes during film production in our extrusion departments.

    Training contents:

    • Management and monitoring of extrusion systems for the production of blown and flat films
    • Corrective intervention in case of process malfunctions
    • Maintenance and repairs to the systems
    • Film enhancement
    • Basic skills in metal and plastics processing, pneumatics and electrical engineering
    • Quality inspections in the laboratory

    Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

    • Three years
    • Blocks of lessons at the Commercial School, Ehingen

    Your profile:

    You are able to submit good school-leaving qualifications, and show interest in natural science topics (organic chemistry and physics) and in technical processes such as control and regulation technology.

  • Media designer focusing on design and technology (m/f)
    Media designer focusing on design and technology (m/f)

    As a media designer, you process data sent to you by customers or advertising agencies with the aid of graphics and image processing programs in order to make them implementable for the printing process.

    Training contents:

    • Work with graphics and image processing programs
    • Data preparation and work preparation, print
    • Print form production, print form installation and printing of the print carriers

    Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

    • Three years
    • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the Commercial School, Ravensburg or at the Ferdinand-von-Steinbeis-Schule, Ulm

    Your profile:

    You have a good intermediate certificate of education, A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification, show interest in electronic image processing and possess good colour perception.

  • IT specialist for system integration (m/f)
    IT specialist for system integration (m/f)

    As an IT specialist, you are responsible for the hardware and software of the IT systems, and also act as the contact and consultant for users.

    Training contents:

    • Networking of hardware and software components to complex systems
    • Set-up and function of network systems
    • Analysis of the requirements and planning of the IT infrastructure and the communications systems

    Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

    • Three years
    • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the Karl-Arnold-Schule, Biberach

    Your profile:

    You have a good intermediate certificate of education, A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification and good technological understanding of the set-up and function of systems. In addition, you enjoy interacting with people.

  • Industrial mechanic for plant technology (m/f)
    Industrial mechanic for plant technology (m/f)

    As an industrial mechanic, you provide device parts and assemblies for machines and production systems, set them up, convert them, repair them or conduct maintenance on them.

    Training contents:

    • Set-up and commissioning of devices, machines or production systems
    • Maintenance and repair of systems
    • Manufacture and assembly of workpieces and components
    • Determination of fault causes and subsequent repairs

    Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

    • Three and a half years
    • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the Karl-Arnold-Schule, Biberach

    Your profile:

    In addition to good secondary school-leaving qualifications or an intermediate certificate of education, you show yourself quick to learn.

  • Electronics engineer for plant technology (m/f)
    Electronics engineer for plant technology (m/f)

    As electronics engineer for plant technology, you install, maintain and repair electrical components in plant, production and process systems.

    Training contents:

    • Programming, configuration and inspection of electrical components and systems
    • Installation and commissioning of electrical components and systems
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Determination of fault causes and subsequent repairs

      Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

      • Three and a half years
      • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the Karl-Arnold-Schule, Biberach

      Your profile:

      You are able to submit good secondary school-leaving qualifications or an intermediate certificate of education. In addition, you can offer manual dexterity, technical understanding and a responsible and careful style of working.

    • Media technologist (m/f)
      Media technologist (m/f)

      As a media technologist, you are responsible for the printing of high-quality designs onto packaging film. You will have to control and monitor ultra-modern printing machines.

      Training contents:

      • Set-up and control of ultra-modern printing machines
      • Maintenance of the printing machines
      • Basic principles of image processing, creation of colour profiles, creation of binding colour proofs, production and assembly of print forms
      • Insights into the connected production stages, quality assurance and work preparation

      Duration of the training and vocational school attendance:

      • Three years
      • One to two compulsory classroom days per week at the Commercial School, Ravensburg (1st year of training) and the Ferdinand-von-Steinbeis-Schule, Ulm (2nd and 3rd year of training)

      Your profile:

      You have good school-leaving qualifications and are really interested in computer-controlled production systems. In addition, you are well-qualified through good colour vision and technological understanding.

    Study

    Integrated degree programmes

    We offer 7 integrated degree programmes. Depending on the study course, you will conduct your theoretical phase either at the DHBW in Ravensburg, Heidenheim, Friedrichshafen or the FH (Technical College) in Kempten. Further study courses are of course possible on request.

    • Business Studies – Industrial

      During the practical semester or the practical phases of an integrated degree programme at the DHBW or a study course with in-depth practical experience (SmvP) at Kempten College, you run through all the departments important for your studies. In addition to the training contents, we transfer additional project tasks onto our students which are processed under their own responsibility.

      Duration and structure of the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three years
      • The theoretical phases take place at the DHBW Ravensburg
      • The theoretical and practical phases last for three months each and take place in alternation

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You are highly motivated, capable of working in a team and can independently take on responsible tasks
    • Business Studies – Forwarding, Transport and Logistics

      During your study course, you will learn practice-relevant procedural methods within the company for the solution of logistical problems. In addition, you will procure knowledge on related business fields.

      Duration and structure of the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three years
      • The theoretical phases take place at the DHBW Heidenheim
      • The theoretical and practical phases last for three months each and take place in alternation

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You are interested in logistics and transport, are good at communicating and possess organisational talent
    • Business Studies – International Business

      During your studies at the DHBW, you will learn basic business management principles, and obtain knowledge on international business and intercultural management. The lectures will take place in German and English. The obligatory foreign language is Spanish.

      At Südpack, you can apply this knowledge in practice in the Purchasing, Sales, Marketing or Logistics departments.

      Duration and structure of the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three years
      • The theoretical phases take place at the DHBW Ravensburg
      • The theoretical and practical phases last for three months each and take place in alternation

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You love languages, business management and international interrelationships, make contacts easily and like working in a team
    • Business engineering

      At Südpack, you will be working during the practical phases of your business engineering studies both in the commercial departments as well as in the commercial-technological departments. In this way, you can act as an interface between engineers and businesspeople.

      Duration and structure of the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three years
      • The theoretical phases take place at the DHBW Ravensburg, Friedrichshafen Campus
      • The theoretical and practical phases last three or six months each and take place in alternation

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You are highly motivated, are interested in economic and technical interrelationships and like working in a team
    • Business informatics specialist

      You will be able to directly apply the business management and specialist information technology knowledge obtained during your studies within our company. You will mainly be active within the Programming department, working with IT systems.

      Duration and structure of the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three years
      • The theoretical phases take place at the DHBW Ravensburg
      • The theoretical and practical phases last for three months each and take place in alternation

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You are extremely interested in working with computers and IT systems, like mathematics, enjoy working in a team and are highly motivated
    • Food and packaging technology

      Your study course is divided into a basic study course (1st and 2nd semester) and an in-depth study course (3rd–7th semester). During the course of your studies, you will obtain knowledge on food and packaging technology, process technology and thermodynamics. Your practical semester at Südpack will take place in the 5th semester. In the practical semester and the semester holidays, you will have the opportunity to apply and expand your newly-obtained knowledge in independent projects.

      Duration and structure of the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three and a half years
      • The integrated degree programme takes places at the FH (Technical College) in Kempten
      • You will work one day per week at Südpack in Ochsenhausen
      • During the practical semester and during the semester holidays, you can also implement your knowledge in practical applications in Ochsenhausen

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You have conducted a six-week pre-study internship and are interested in natural scientific, technical and mathematical interrelationships
    • Mechanical engineering – focus on plastics technology

      The study focus plastics technology is integrated into the Mechanical Engineering study course. You will learn both basic mechanical engineering principles and specific plastics technology know-how.

      You will be able to apply this knowledge at Südpack in the various departments. In addition, you will independently process projects.

      Duration of the study course and the integrated degree programme:

      • The study course lasts three years
      • The theoretical phases take place at the DHBW Stuttgart, Horb Campus
      • The theoretical and practical phases last three or six months each and take place in alternation

      Your profile:

      • You have your A-levels or a subject-related entrance qualification
      • You are interested in mathematics and natural sciences, work carefully, can think analytically, are good at communicating and like to independently process projects

    Education

    Further offers for school students

    Would you like to obtain insights into working life and take a look at the different departments? You are welcome to conduct an internship here or work for us over the holidays.

    • Internships

      Do you not yet know which vocational path to take? Are you interested in a technical training, training in the commercial sector or an integrated degree programme?

      Then use the opportunity to orientate yourself vocationally and conduct a trial internship at SÜDPACK!

      Simply send us your application as a curriculum vitae and a short cover letter.

      In this letter, please

      • introduce yourself
      • state in which vocational field you would like to do your internship
      • state the duration of the internship and your requested time period for the internship. One small tip: Several appointment suggestions increase your chance of an internship place!

        Send your application to:

        SÜDPACK Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG
        HR Department

        Jägerstr. 23

        88416 Ochsenhausen

        P    07352 925-01
        M   personalabteilungsuedpackcom

        Any more questions? Our HR Department is happy to help.

      • Holiday jobs

        Are you over 18 years old and looking for something different to everyday school life? Would you like to gather practical experience over the holidays and earn some money? In that case you are in the right place here! Here it is possible to do a holiday job in any department, depending on work capacities.

        Simply send us an application comprising your curriculum vitae and a brief cover letter.

        In the cover letter

        • introduce yourself
        • state your favoured department
        • tell us how long and in which time period you would like to work with us

      Contact

      Curious?

      Then send us your application:

      SÜDPACK Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG
      Personalabteilung

      Jägerstr. 23

      88416 Ochsenhausen

      P    07352 925-01
      M   personalabteilungsuedpackcom