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Duration of Trainee Programme

18 months

Period abroad

min. 3 months

Focus

on networking, continuing training and career opportunities

As a junior engineering graduate I started my trainee programme at Liebherr in the Earthmoving Division and that marked the start of my international career, which took me to China for two years, as well.

Pierre Pébereau | Head of Commercial Services in After Sales

Ready to take on responsibility? For yourself. For our customers. For Liebherr.

Aside from direct entry, our trainee programme is another opportunity for graduates to enter the world of work. Within a pre-determined period of time, graduates pass through various areas and departments. They gain a comprehensive insight into the company and will develop into entry level professionals who are able to work in a variety of roles.

What is waiting for you here:

This is what our global trainee programme has to offer you

  • An individual programme, matched to your final qualification and interests
  • Personal development
  • Drawing up of a structured development path
  • Creation of a global network through joint events and training courses

This is what our global trainee programme has to offer you

  • Familiarisation with the company from different perspectives and understanding of how cross-departmental interfaces interact within the company
  • Assumption of responsibility in projects
  • Following the trainee programme, you are found the target position that best suits you and for which the programme has prepared you

Highlights

Find out what awaits you during your global trainee programme at Liebherr:

You can complete the trainee programme in the following areas:

  • Research and development
  • Engineering (mechanical or industrial engineering)
  • Sales and service
  • IT
  • Quality management
  • Production
  • Purchasing
  • Finance and administration
  • Project management and project management logistics
  • Human Resources

Qualifications that you will have:

  • Course of study at university/college: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree completed or nearing the end of the study course
  • Very good performance
  • Fluent English
  • Open to and interested in other cultures and international mobility

Exciting trainee programs

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    International Career

    "​As a young engineering graduate, I started my trainee programme at Liebherr in the Earthmoving Division. The practical phases in several divisions and locations made an international career possible. Then I was responsible for international projects and acquired two years' experience in China. Today I am Head of Commercial Services in After Sales at Liebherr Aerospace Toulouse SAS in France and manage a team of 46 employees. Starting and staying at Liebherr was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here I experienced how our experts, who are dedicated to the cause overcome technically and commercially demanding projects every day – with competence, commitment and team spirit. This fascinates me every time." - Pierre Pébereau

  • Trainee Sales at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH
    “Following my master’s degree in sales engineering, I had the opportunity to get to know a wide range of areas, departments and processes at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH as part of a trainee program. This extensive experience in areas of the company such as construction, production, customer service, crane acceptance and of course sales is a benefit to me in my current position as Area Sales Manager for the United States and Canada. Because of the need for an additional sales person on the team of my trainee mentor – who proved to be an enormous support, by the way – my future role became clear early on. Not least as a result of the two-month stay in the U.S. and Canada, my focus was on the North American markets. The well thought out mix of experience in different departments, working on my own projects, and the support that was always available made the trainee program the ideal start to my career.” - Simon Schuster

    Trainee Sales at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH

    “Following my master’s degree in sales engineering, I had the opportunity to get to know a wide range of areas, departments and processes at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH as part of a trainee program. This extensive experience in areas of the company such as construction, production, customer service, crane acceptance and of course sales is a benefit to me in my current position as Area Sales Manager for the United States and Canada. Because of the need for an additional sales person on the team of my trainee mentor – who proved to be an enormous support, by the way – my future role became clear early on. Not least as a result of the two-month stay in the U.S. and Canada, my focus was on the North American markets.

    The well thought out mix of experience in different departments, working on my own projects, and the support that was always available made the trainee program the ideal start to my career.” - Simon Schuster


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