recruiting for Wacker Chemie AG

Wacker Chemie AG

Trainee Electrical Engineering (a)

Full-time 100%
2 Days Home Office Possible

We work directly on behalf of Wacker Chemie AG and do not charge a recruitment fee.

What this position has to offer:

  • Dynamic project rotation (3-6 months) for variety and further development 🔄
  • Permanent employment contract and attractive remuneration 💼💰
  • Flexible working and generous holidays ⏰🏖️
  • Diverse specialist areas such as engineering or polysilicon as well as interdisciplinary opportunities 🛠️
  • Opportunity to build a strong professional network 🤝
  • Support from experienced ex-trainees, mentors & buddies 💼🌟

Are you interested? Then book a call with us now!

Job Summary

Do you want to advance your career in the field of electrical, measurement and control technology and become part of an innovative team? Do you want to work in an environment that encourages continuous learning, creativity and technical excellence? Then watch out! 👀

As a recruiting partner of Wacker Chemie AG, we are looking for exactly you as a Trainee (a) in the field of Electrical Engineering for the site in Burghausen (Bavaria) or Nünchritz (Saxony).📍

In your role, you will optimise components in energy and automation technology, develop your technical skills, implement automation and digitalisation concepts, plan international production facilities and advise internal clients. 🌐🛠️

Look forward to numerous attractive benefits! 💼💰

Have we piqued your interest? Then arrange an initial interview with us now! 📞

#Electricalengineering #Innovation #WackerChemie #Burghausen #Nünchritz #Trainee

What You Will Be Doing

  • Technical support and optimisation of electrotechnical system components in the fields of energy and automation technology as well as electrical building equipment
  • Planning and implementation of automation and digitalisation concepts using state-of-the-art technologies such as AI and digital twins
  • Project planning for new production facilities worldwide
  • Market observation and standardisation of technologies
  • Working on innovative topics in collaboration with internal service centres
  • Advising internal clients and coordinating requirements

What You Bring To The Job

  • Excellent Master's degree in electrical engineering (automation, energy, communications or drive technology) with a focus on low, medium or high voltage technology for large-scale plants in dealing with control systems or digitalisation or robot technology (in design / planning in robot technology) or finishing soon
  • High affinity for technology and willingness to work on novel topics
  • Enjoy networking and enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Talent for communication, high transferability to design sustainable solutions
  • High mobility for national and international project assignments
  • Travel Requirements: 3-6 months rotation programme in the trainee programme, travel possible thereafter. Up to 3 secondments of up to 2 years in the career.
  • english: C1 – Advanced


  • International experience (e.g. through stays abroad)
  • german: B1 – Intermediate


You can expect a friendly team that always supports each other and has a very open, collegial atmosphere. The corporate culture is characterised by flat hierarchies, direct communication and transparency at all levels. You will be given plenty of scope for individual development, both professionally and personally, in an atmosphere that leaves no room for an elbow mentality.

  • Colleagues: 6
  • Team Language: English / German


Health Insurance

Contribution to health insurance


Wellness and mental health benefits


Cafeteria onsite, with discounted meals

Commuting / Transportation stipend

Company cars or e-bikes available


Attractive salary

Variable participation in the company's success

Additional payments for shift work or similar

Bonuses for successful improvement proposals

Separation allowance (max. 12 months)

Life Insurance

Opportunities for the ideal work-life balance

Flexible working

30 days vacation & option for additional paid time off & sabbatical

Health Insurance

Various offers for health prevention


On-site company doctor


Wide range of fitness and sporting activities


Subsidised catering

Life Insurance

Company bicycles

Bus shuttle service

Anniversary bonus

Employee discounts and factory sales

Employee library

Assumption of relocation costs

Direct rail connection between Dresden and Leipzig

About Wacker Chemie AG

Wacker AG is a leading player and one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies. The range of highly developed specialty products extends from silicones and polymeric binders and additives for a number of different industrial sectors, to bio-engineered pharmaceutical actives (biologics), and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. As a technology leader focused on sustainability, Wacker AG promotes innovations with high value-added potential. Company goal is to ensure a better quality of life for you and future generations – through health care, energy efficiency and protection of the climate and environment. 

  • Industry: Chemicals & plastics
  • Founded: 1914
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