EDUCATION &
STUDIES

Step by step to specialist

Our employees are the people who make JUNGHANS what it is: a successful, future-oriented company and a leader in its industry. That is why we place great importance on training our employees and future managers ourselves and supporting and promoting them in their development from the outset.

Optimally prepared and perfectly integrated
At JUNGHANS, you receive comprehensive theoretical and practical training from experienced trainers who will prepare you optimally for your professional future. During your training period, you have the opportunity to take on responsibility and to contribute your own ideas to the company. This gives you the opportunity early on to develop into a genuine specialist in your field from the ground up – with a classic training course or a dual studies programme.

An overview of our training positions:

Vocational training – practical and theoretical experience required
Whether production, accounting or marketing: with us, you can complete your training both in the technical and commercial areas. From industrial mechanic in CNC turnery and milling to industrial clerk with additional qualifications in international business management, we offer you solid training with excellent prospects.

Technical training

TOOL MECHANIC (M/F/D)

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As a tool mechanic (m/f/d), you make tools, moulds and fixtures from metal. You obtain information that is necessary for production, read drawings, plan the corresponding work steps and select suitable materials. You rotate and mill individual parts, usually on CNC machines, programme these machines, service them and supervise the entire production. You also assemble individual parts and check the complete tools for their functionality.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

Enjoyment of technical activities and working with modern technologies is already a good prerequisite for starting training as a tool mechanic (m/f/d). If you also have a very good school leaving certificate or intermediate school certificate, can quickly grasp new challenges and apply your craft skills carefully and responsibly, you have the best prerequisites for starting your career with us.

What can I expect from you?
Your training

At JUNGHANS, you are trained in the in-house tool-making of experienced specialists through familiarisation with technologies, such as wire cutting, sink erosion, 5-axle milling, etc. You will get to know all the practical and theoretical aspects of tool mechanics through alternating studies with the vocational school. We offer you comprehensive training with insights into various industries, as our tool and mould manufacturing not only ensures the precision and availability of the tools and moulds required for fuze production, but also develops and finishes high-quality precision tools and injection moulds for external customers from the fields of medical and dental as well as automotive technology.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

With your training in an internationally successful high-tech company and various opportunities for further training, all the doors of toolmaking are open to you – from the manufacture of punching and injection moulding tools to the manufacture of innovative prototypes or devices.

Training as a tool mechanic (m/f/d) at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The training takes place in cooperation with the vocational schools in Schramberg
  • The training lasts for 3.5 years or 3 years for a trainee exhibiting exceptional abilities
  • Your week is divided into 1.5 days of vocational school and 3.5 days of practical training

Requirements:

  • Very good school leaving certificate or intermediate school certificate
  • Enjoyment in the use of modern technologies
  • High degree of craftsmanship
  • Good comprehension skills
  • Responsible and careful behaviour

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Production of punching and injection moulding tools
  • Production of prototypes and devices
  • Working on CNC machines in tool manufacturing
  • Diverse training opportunities

INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC (M/F/D)

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As an industrial mechanic (m/f/d), you manufacture components and assemblies for machines, devices and production systems, install them or refit them. You supervise and optimise manufacturing processes and take on repair and maintenance tasks. Programming CNC machines and reading drawings are just as much part of your job as using and setting up pneumatic controls.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

A good school leaving certificate or intermediate school certificate, as well as an enjoyment of technical activities and the use of modern technologies, are already good prerequisites for starting your training with us. If you also have technical skills, good comprehension and act responsibly and diligently, you are already equipped with the most important characteristics for a career with us.

What can I expect from you?
Your training

At JUNGHANS, you pass through different areas such as CNC turning and milling, the technical centre and measuring room, and work there independently very early on. For practical questions, you are in the best hands with our experienced industrial mechanics and also expand your practical experience with the theoretical knowledge from the vocational school.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

With your training in an internationally successful high-tech company along with various opportunities for further training, you qualify for a professional future with very good career perspectives. In addition to operating CNC machines in the production, manufacture and assembly of devices and setting up multi-spindle machines, you will produce innovative prototypes for exciting projects.

Training as an industrial mechanic (m/f/d) at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The training takes place in cooperation with the vocational schools in Schramberg
  • The training lasts for 3.5 years or 3 years for a trainee exhibiting exception abilities
  • Your week is divided into 1.5 days of vocational school and 3.5 days of practical training

Requirements:

  • Good school leaving certificate or intermediate school certificate
  • Interest in CNC and control technologies
  • Technical interest and manual skills
  • Good comprehension skills
  • Responsible and careful work

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Working on CNC machines in production
  • Production and assembly of devices
  • Production of prototypes
  • Setting up of multiple spindle machines
  • Involvement in series production
  • Programming and setting up of machines
  • Diverse further training measures

MECHATRONICS ENGINEER (M/F/D)

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As a mechatronics engineer (m/f/d), you build complex mechatronics systems from mechanical, electrical and electronic assemblies and components, for example, robots for industrial production. You check the individual components and assemble them on systems and equipment, and put the finished systems into operation, programme them and install the associated software. In doing so, you follow circuit diagrams and design drawings and carefully check the systems before releasing them for production. In addition, you maintain and repair mechatronics systems

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

A good intermediate school certificate, technical understanding and a high willingness to learn and work are a good basis. If you also have a high degree of craftsmanship skills, good comprehension and an interest in electronics, electrical engineering and modern technologies, and you also enjoy working with production facilities, your chances for training as a mechatronics technician (m/f/d) are very good.

What can I expect from you?
Your training

At JUNGHANS, you pass through the various departments such as the apprentice workshop, maintenance and electronics, and work there independently very early on. Our experienced staff accompany you from the start and are happy to assist you with all your practical tasks and questions. You receive theoretical training at the vocational school.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

With your training in an internationally successful high-tech company and various opportunities for further training, you receive a solid qualification for all the classic tasks of mechatronics – from the repair of machines to the optimisation of production processes with robotics and automation technology. What is unique with us is that you produce innovative prototypes for unique projects and experience exciting challenges time and again.

Mechatronics training (m/f/d) at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The training takes place in cooperation with the vocational schools in Schramberg
  • The training lasts for 3.5 years or 3 years for a trainee exhibiting exceptional abilities
  • Your week is divided into 1.5 days of vocational school and 3.5 days of practical training

Requirements:

  • Good completion of intermediate school
  • Interest in electronics and electrical engineering
  • Enjoyment of working with modern production facilities and technologies
  • Technical understanding
  • High willingness to learn and work
  • High degree of craftsmanship and good comprehension

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Optimisation of production processes with robotics and automation technology
  • Repair and optimisation of machines
  • Production of prototypes
  • Diverse training opportunities

Commercial training

INDUSTRIAL CLERK (M/F/D)

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As an industrial clerk (m/f/d) you have a varied job and take care of planning, and carrying out and monitoring various commercial, business and economic areas of responsibility. You advise and support customers, use modern communication media or media techniques and are integrated into business management matters. This includes, among other things, the analysis of market potential or the determination of needs as well as organisation for the purchase of products and services.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

With a good intermediate school certificate, advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate, you are well prepared for industrial business training (m/f/d). You should have a good organisational talent for this and feel at ease dealing with table calculations and statistics. Flexibility and quick thinking, teamwork, interest in business contexts and good German language skills round off your profile.

What can I expect from you?
Your training

At JUNGHANS, you go through all the commercial areas of our company such as purchasing, scheduling, human resources, accounting, order processing, marketing and sales, which means you can get to know the diversity of our company right away. Experienced colleagues will involve you from the beginning in the daily business and ongoing projects, whereby you apply your acquired knowledge in your own tasks and projects and contribute your own ideas.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

With training as an industrial clerk (m/f/d) in an internationally successful high-tech company and diverse opportunities for further training, you are well positioned for your professional future from the ground up. With deployment as an administrator (m/f/d), all commercial areas in the industry are open to you.

Training as an industrial clerk (m/f/d) at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The training takes place in cooperation with the vocational schools in Schramberg
  • The training lasts 3 years

Requirements:

  • Good completion of an intermediate school certificate, advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Enthusiasm for business relationships
  • Good language skills and a sensitivity for the German language
  • Organisational skills
  • Flexible thinking
  • TTeamworking skills

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Deployment as administrator (m/f/d) in all commercial areas
  • Diverse further training measures
Unfortunately, no apprenticeships are available at the moment.

INDUSTRIAL CLERK (M/F/D) WITH ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WITH FOREIGN LANGUAGES

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As an industrial clerk (m/f/d) with additional qualifications in international business management with foreign languages, you are responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring various commercial, business and economic areas of responsibility – from the creation of marketing offers to the procurement of services or products. The additional qualification gives you skills in international business management and opens up areas of responsibility with foreign-language partners or in foreign-language areas.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

The prerequisite for the training as an industrial clerk (m/f/d) with additional qualification in international business management and foreign languages is the advanced technical school certificate or the secondary school leaving certificate. Very good spoken and written German, good English skills and basic knowledge of French or Spanish would also be desirable. Flexible thinking, teamwork, enjoyment of business relationships, table calculations and strong organisational skills complete your profile.

What can I expect from you?
Your training

At JUNGHANS, we involve you in the diversity of our company right from the start, such as purchasing, scheduling, human resources, accounting, order processing, marketing and sales. With the support of our experienced employees, you gain access to daily business and ongoing projects and implement your acquired knowledge directly in practical experience. With the additional qualification of international business management with foreign languages, you also have the opportunity to complete a multi-week internship abroad.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

At an internationally successful high-tech company like ours, trainees in industrial management (m/f/d) with additional qualifications in international business management and foreign languages are given exciting tasks in a responsible industry from the outset. After completion, the entire range is open to you as a clerk (m/f/d) in the industrial commercial sector.

Training as an industrial clerk (m/f/d) with additional qualifications in international business management with foreign languages at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The training takes place in cooperation with the commercial schools in VS-Villingen
  • The training lasts 2.5 years or 3 years

Requirements:

  • Advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Enthusiasm for business relationships
  • Good English skills
  • Basic knowledge of French or Spanish
  • Good language skills and a sensitivity for language
  • Organisational skills
  • Flexible thinking
  • Teamworking skills

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Deployment as administrator (m/f/d) in all commercial areas
  • Diverse training opportunities
Unfortunately, no apprenticeships are available at the moment.

Dual studies programme

Theoretically strengthened and practically supported
For traditional courses of study in mechanical engineering or business administration, you lack practical aspects, and would like to delve deeper into actual events during your studies? Then a dual studies programme is the perfect alternative for you. You will receive practical vocational training and, at the same time, earn your academic degree – accompanied by our experienced experts from the outset.

Overview of our course offerings:

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (DH) – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As a mechanical engineer, you are so familiar with mathematics, mechanics, strength and thermodynamics that you can design parts or moulds with optimum properties for the respective application. Your work includes the planning, design, interpretation, construction and documentation of products that you bring into line with your expertise in measurement technology or control technology with the overall systems.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

With your higher education entrance qualification or secondary school leaving certificate and good achievements, especially in science subjects, you are best equipped for dual studies in mechanical engineering. A general enthusiasm for natural sciences and technology as well as a good technical understanding and spatial imagination are also advantageous. If you like to work in a structured manner, show initiative, act independently, are flexible and grasp new ideas quickly, then you are bound to have great success in the mechanical engineering course.

What can I expect from you?
Your dual studies programme

During your dual studies programme in mechanical engineering, you will mainly be working with us in the areas of development and construction, but you also pass through other areas of our company, such as production and assembly. You will learn from the ground up about the development and design of fine-mechanical and precision electronic devices for defence technology. Your area of responsibility extends from the prototype to the serial maturity of our products, which optimally combines your theoretical and practical expertise. Our experienced employees involve you from the outset in the daily work processes and on-going projects.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

As a dual studies graduate, you are a sought-after mechanical engineering expert with outstanding future prospects, especially in construction and development, but also in technical purchasing, production control or production management. With your practical experience in our internationally successful high-tech company, you are already familiar with unique innovations in mechanical engineering after completing your dual studies programme. With a wide range of training opportunities, the door to management or leading positions will always be open.

Dual studies in mechanical engineering at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The course takes place in cooperation with DHBW Stuttgart at the Horb Campus
  • Your course begins on 1 September with a four-week pre-study internship at JUNGHANS microtec; from 1 October you will then be at DHBW
  •  Theoretical and practical phases alternate between university and company in blocks
  • The course lasts three years or six study semesters
  • During the course, various company-internal problems are dealt with as part of your project work and bachelor thesis

Requirements:

  • Advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Enthusiasm for science and technology
  • Good achievements, especially in scientific subjects
  • Structured working methods and personal initiative
  • Technical understanding and spatial imagination
  • Very good comprehension skills, flexibility and individual initiative

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Deployment in the areas of construction, development, technical purchasing, production control or production management
  • Diverse training opportunities
  • Attractive promotion opportunities
Unfortunately, no apprenticeships are available at the moment.

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (DH) – INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERUNG

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As an industrial engineer, you combine engineering and business and management skills, which enable you to be a valuable hub for industrial companies with a technically defined environment. You use your expertise in business relationships alongside your scientific, mathematical and technical skills.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

The formal prerequisite for a dual studies programme in industrial engineering sciences is an advanced technical school certificate or a secondary school leaving certificate. Ideally, these include good achievements in scientific subjects and you should be generally enthusiastic about scientific, technical and economic topics. Very good knowledge of English, very good comprehension skills and flexibility, personal initiative and ability to work independently with a structured approach complete your profile.

What can I expect from you?
Your dual studies programme

At JUNGHANS, you are primarily employed in the areas of product and programme management as well as sales during your dual studies programme, but you also go through our other technical and commercial departments such as construction, purchasing and controlling. The schedule is adapted individually to your university specialisation and the desired future area of application in the company.

Your area of responsibility includes supporting the individual departments in the development of problem solving, whereby your know-how from theory and practice is combined into sustainable competence. Our experienced employees involve you from the outset in the daily work processes and on-going projects relating to our JUNGHANS products.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

Industrial engineers are particularly qualified for activities that act as an interface between economic and technical areas, which leads to exceptionally good opportunities in the labour market. The possible applications are distributed across all technical and commercial departments, whereby various further training opportunities can be targeted towards the management levels of internationally established companies such as JUNGHANS.

Bachelor of Engineering – Dual Studies in Industrial Engineering at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The course takes place in cooperation with DHBW Stuttgart at the Horb Campus
  • Your course begins on 1 September with a four-week pre-study internship at JUNGHANS microtec; from 1 October you will then be at DHBW
  • Theoretical and practical phases alternate between the university and the company in blocks
  • The course lasts three years or six study semesters
  • During the course, various company-internal problems are dealt with as part of your project work and bachelor thesis

Requirements:

  • Advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Good achievements in scientific subjects
  • Enthusiasm for science, technology and business
  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Very good comprehension skills, flexibility and individual initiative
  • Structured working methods and personal initiative

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Possible applications in all technical and commercial departments
  • Diverse training opportunities
  • Attractive promotion opportunities

Unfortunately, no apprenticeships are available at the moment.

BACHELOR OF ARTS (DH) – INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As a graduate (m/f/d) in the industrial business administration programme, you work in the management of core industrial areas such as supply chain management, logistics, marketing, sales, procurement, sourcing and production. You cover digital and international fields of activity and support different business areas from scheduling, finance and accounting to personnel management – usually with a specialisation in a particular specialist area.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

Prerequisite for a dual studies programme is an advanced technical school certificate or a high school leaving certificate. Good academic achievements in German, English, business and mathematics are just as important as personal initiative, structured working methods, resilience, teamwork and flexibility. Interest in business relationships should be a given for a business administration course.

What can I expect from you?
Your dual studies programme

In the industrial business administration course of study, you go through all the classic and important core commercial areas of our company, such as materials management/logistics, personnel management, scheduling, finance and accounting, order processing, marketing and sales.

After a four-week internship at JUNGHANS microtec, your theory and practical phases alternate between university and business. Through your daily operational involvement in the practical phase, you gain in-depth and comprehensive insights into business processes and especially business management topics. You are involved in day-to-day business from the outset and experience what it means to act commercially.
Within the scope of special projects, project work and your bachelor thesis, you take on projects with specific problems in which you contribute your ideas to solving the problem.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

The close connection between the theory and practical phases, which are aligned with each other through framework plans, means that the dual studies programme forms the perfect basis for your future career. The industrial business administration course offers graduates a variety of opportunities in all commercial areas of an industrial operation, which is what we are. By choosing your focus as part of the course of study, you have the opportunity to advance to higher management with various training opportunities and to take on positions as a Managing Director or Divisional Director later on.

Dual studies in industrial business administration – Bachelor of Arts (DH) at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The course takes place in cooperation with the DHBW in Schwenningen
  • DYour course begins on 1 September with a four-week pre-study internship at JUNGHANS microtec; from 1 October you will then be at DHBW
  • Theoretical and practical phases alternate between the university and the company in blocks
  • The course lasts three years or six study semesters
  • During the course, various company-internal problems are dealt with as part of your project work and bachelor thesis

Requirements:

  • Advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Great interest in business relationships
  • Good academic achievements in German, English, business and mathematics
  • Structured working methods and personal initiative
  • Resilience, flexibility and teamwork

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Deployment in all commercial areas
  • Diverse training opportunities
  • Attractive promotion opportunities
Unfortunately, no apprenticeships are available at the moment.

BACHELOR OF ARTS (DH) – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

What does this actually entail?
Your tasks

As a graduate (m/f/d) in the bilingual International Business Administration programme, you combine the expertise of business administration, economics and law as well as strategic and intercultural management, in order to take on management roles in international accounting, marketing and sales, export or general corporate management. The bilingual nature and focus on international economic topics enable you to negotiate internationally and to handle tasks relating to site issues.

What should I bring with me?
Your skills

With an advanced technical school certificate or secondary school leaving certificate, ideally with a focus on languages, you are already fulfilling the first prerequisite for a dual studies programme. For the International Business Administration study programme, a deep understanding of economic relationships and interest in international assignments with cosmopolitanism and appreciation of other cultures is also an advantage. Resilience, a structured working method and high self-motivation complete your profile.

What can I expect from you?
Your dual studies programme

International consideration of business relationships is the core of your studies in International Business Administration, which is why intercultural and linguistic skills are also taught in addition to the basics of business administration. Courses are therefore held partly in English and a second mandatory language must be selected (French or Spanish).

During your practical phases, you go through all the important business departments with us and may take on tasks and smaller projects independently from the start in order to apply your acquired knowledge. The highlight of your training is a multi-week internship abroad, where you apply and deepen your linguistic and intercultural skills.

And what do I get from this?
Your career perspectives

As a graduate of the dual studies programme International Business Administration, you can expect challenging projects, qualified tasks as a presenter and, early on, management functions in international companies such as JUNGHANS. Depending on the main area of study, your area of application ranges from cooperation with suppliers at home and abroad to the management of foreign branches and international marketing tasks.

Bachelor of Arts (DH) dual studies – International Business Administration at a glance:

Duration and sequence:

  • The course takes place in cooperation with the DHBW in Schwenningen.
  • Your course begins on 1 September with a four-week pre-study internship at JUNGHANS microtec; from 1 October you will then be at DHBW
  • Theoretical and practical phases alternate between the university and the company in blocks
  • The course lasts three years or six study semesters
  • During the course, various company-internal problems are dealt with as part of your project work and bachelor thesis

Requirements:

  • Advanced technical school certificate or high school leaving certificate, ideally with a focus on languages
  • Strong understanding of economic relationships
  • Interest in international tasks
  • Open-mindedness and interest in other cultures
  • Ability to work under pressure, high self-motivation and structured way of working

Post-education career perspectives:

  • Deployment opportunities in all commercial areas
  • Diverse training opportunities
  • Attractive promotion opportunities
Unfortunately, no apprenticeships are available at the moment.

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your contact with us

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